Category: Recipes

Give It Up for Cilantro Pesto, a Bright Green Flavor Machine!

Give It Up for Cilantro Pesto, a Bright Green Flavor Machine!

A quick and easy recipe for cilantro pesto, with 26 ways to use it.

Can the Grill-Meister Top Last Wednesday’s Sandwich, a Turkey Patty Melt Panini?

Can the Grill-Meister Top Last Wednesday’s Sandwich, a Turkey Patty Melt Panini?

Warming and hearty with deep, rich flavors, the Turkey Patty Melt Panini is perfect for a damp winter evening.

Simple, Classic Deviled Eggs, Because You Know You Want Them

Simple, Classic Deviled Eggs, Because You Know You Want Them

The Glover Gardens recipe for classic deviled eggs, created by Kim of Glover Gardens and niece Joie and tested and approved by The Grill-Meister.

Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)

Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)

Musings about why we appreciate sunsets, a recipe for a refreshing Chambord and rosé cocktail, and a haiku.

Santa Wants These Cranberry-Walnut Chocolate-Covered Cookie Mountains!

Santa Wants These Cranberry-Walnut Chocolate-Covered Cookie Mountains!

In addition to being delicious, these Christmas cookies are easy and to make with kids.

Zippy Sicilian – An Amped-Up Italian Spice Mix

Zippy Sicilian – An Amped-Up Italian Spice Mix

A blend of herbs and spices commonly used in spicy Italian cooking, Zippy Sicilian is very aromatic with balanced spiciness, a rich depth created by two types of pepper and two types of garlic, and just the right amount of salt.

Children Make Their Own 5-Minute Throwdown Apple Appetizer from a Description of “The Formula”

Children Make Their Own 5-Minute Throwdown Apple Appetizer from a Description of “The Formula”

Smart children prove the concept of knowledge transfer on the 5-minute appetizer formula.

A Savory-Sweet Apple Appetizer, and a Formula for the 5-Minute Appetizer

A Savory-Sweet Apple Appetizer, and a Formula for the 5-Minute Appetizer

This is a story about how a gift of homemade jelly made its way into an appetizer, and a formula / template recipe for throwing together a 5-minute appetizer.

Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 5: The Bar will be Open

Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 5: The Bar will be Open

A tiny bar below the stairs has been the source of fun but has also put the messy pantry on display.

Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part One

Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part One

The kitchen at Glover Gardens is about to be dismantled and remade into something that fits our lives far better than its galley-shaped, 1990s-pink-countered, pickled wood-cabineted, white ceramic-tiled current self.

Summertime is Time for Caprese

Summertime is Time for Caprese

You can whip up a delicious caprese in 10 minutes or less, and the result is so satisfying and appealing you’ll want to do it again tomorrow.

Green and Yellow Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Packs a Crunch and a Punch

Green and Yellow Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Packs a Crunch and a Punch

Crunchy fennel and corn play nicely with arugula, especially with a vinaigrette that sports orange juice, a little cider vinegar and Dijon for punch and some honey to mellow it out.

So Good They Disappear in Minutes! Jalapeño-Bacon Poppers

So Good They Disappear in Minutes! Jalapeño-Bacon Poppers

Jalapeno-Bacon Poppers have a great balance of spicy-tart-salty flavors and the wonton is a great delivery device for this tasty appetizer.

Champagne Drinks for New Year’s and the Nazi-Defying History of the Kir Royale Cocktail

Champagne Drinks for New Year’s and the Nazi-Defying History of the Kir Royale Cocktail

Champagne cocktail recipes, a French Resistance member who saved lives and created the Kir, and my grandmother’s death after 100 years.

Dressing Bites: This is What to Do with Leftover Dressing (Trust Me)

Dressing Bites: This is What to Do with Leftover Dressing (Trust Me)

Dressing Bites are a wonderful way to repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers, making for a very satisfying nibble.

Gratitude and Food: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Gratitude and Food: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

A selection of mouthwatering and tradition-laden Thanksgiving recipes from the Glover Gardens archives.

Lemon-Dill Zucchini Ribbons Pair Perfectly with a Giant Ribeye

Lemon-Dill Zucchini Ribbons Pair Perfectly with a Giant Ribeye

This light and bright side dish is a winner! It has cherry tomatoes for color and pop, garlic for a savory punch, lemon zest for, well, zestiness, and dill to balance everything. Plus a dollop of creme fraiche.

Found Recipe: Bobby Flay’s Avocado Toasts (Don’t be a hater)

Found Recipe: Bobby Flay’s Avocado Toasts (Don’t be a hater)

We love avocado toast! Not because we’re trendy, frivolous or extravagant, but simply because we love fresh food that’s bursting with vibrant flavors.

The Cadence of Steven and Rachel Harvell

The Cadence of Steven and Rachel Harvell

I have cousins in ministry, and this is a guest post from two of them, Steven and Rachel Harvell.

Gimme Chimichurri, Baby!

Gimme Chimichurri, Baby!

Chimichurri is a great sauce for fish, chicken, shrimp, steak, pork…you name it. It’s great as a dip for crudités. It’s a perfect condiment for a panini.


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