Recipes

Use garden harvest for fruit or green smoothies

Use garden harvest for fruit or green smoothies

“Follow the harvest and work with whatever is ripening,” said Nan Chase, who with DeNeice Guest wrote the new “Drink the Harvest” (Storey Publishing).

Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad

Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad

Allow me to propose an alternative — a dish that’s simultaneously light and refreshing and substantial: chicken paillard.

A shaved salsa that needs no tomatoes, no chopping

A shaved salsa that needs no tomatoes, no chopping

We generally assume two things about salsa that we shouldn’t.

10 Things: 10 fresh ways to dress corn on the cob

10 Things: 10 fresh ways to dress corn on the cob

It’s hard to improve on the delicious simplicity of summer perfect corn on the cob slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt.

Corn adds sunny side to dinner omelet with salmon

Corn adds sunny side to dinner omelet with salmon

If possible, you want not only to buy it from a farm stand or farmers market, but to do so in the morning.

Sangria, roasted peppers make entertaining easy

Sangria, roasted peppers make entertaining easy

When it comes to summer entertaining, it’s not hard to impress.

Grill on-the-vine tomatoes for stunning starter

Grill on-the-vine tomatoes for stunning starter

The heat of the grill will intensify the natural juices and sugars, making the sweet tomatoes even more flavorful.

Holding on to tomato season with a spicy-sweet jam

Holding on to tomato season with a spicy-sweet jam

Looking for something a bit more robust?

Celebrate the season with a triple-tomato salad

Celebrate the season with a triple-tomato salad

All kinds of tomatoes are at the best just now, big and small, beefsteak and cherry. At the base of this salad are sliced beefsteak tomatoes, which are topped with chopped small tomatoes and drizzled with a tomato-based vinaigrette.

10 Things: 10 ideas for eating all that zucchini

10 Things: 10 ideas for eating all that zucchini

Some delicious ideas that will have you if not embracing then at least better tolerating your zucchini.