Asparagus, Tomato & Grilled Corn Orzo Salad l SimplyScratch.com  (4)

Asparagus, Tomato and Grilled Corn Orzo Pasta Salad

Hello Friday! It’s good to see you! Is it me or did this week fly right on by? I busted tail on Monday, cooking and cleaning so that Tuesday...

Sundried Tomato + Italian Herb Grilled Chicken l SimplyScratch.com  (10)

Sun-dried Tomato + Italian Herb Grilled Chicken

I jotted down this recipe in my spiral bound notebook in early spring.   Like early-early spring. When it’s not quite grilling season and slow cooked meals aren’t really what...

Grilled Romaine Salad with Cherries, Feta and Toasted Pine Nuts l SimplyScratch.com  (3)

Grilled Romaine Salad with Cherries, Feta and Toasted Pine Nuts

Cherries and tomatoes and feta. Who would’ve thought? According to me, a former anti-fruit-with-vegetables-in-salad kind of girl, this is huge! I say former because fruit with my veggies in my...

Garlic, Parmesan + Fresh Herb Oven Fries l SimplyScratch.com  (6)

Garlic, Parmesan + Fresh Herb Oven Fries

If you need me I’ll be in the corner hoarding these steak fries. What is it about wedges of potatoes? It could be that crisp exterior, fluffy interior and...

Cracked Peppercorn Crusted Burgers with Dill Pickle Aioli l SimplyScratch.com  (3)

Cracked Peppercorn Crusted Burgers with Dill Pickle Aioli

Believe it or not, but this burger was originally supposed to be in the cookbook. I know right? When sending in the first of a cookbook manuscript it’s totally normal...

Moroccan Quinoa Pilaf l SimplyScratch.com  (024)

Moroccan Quinoa Pilaf

I’m back on the healthy train. Not that I really ever got off it, but after a weekend of burgers, potato salad, potato chips and a few *ahem* grapefruit...

Avocado Corn Salsa l SimplyScratch.com  (15)

Avocado Corn Salsa

If any sort of corn salsa is in front of my face, I will consume it. That’s a fact. That probably explains why this is the 6th corn salsa...

Ras-El-Hanout (Moroccan Spice Blend) l SimplyScratch.com  (2)

Ras el Hanout (Moroccan Spice Blend)

One of my most favorite sections in my cookbook is the chapter on kitchen basics. It’s the largest chapter in the book with 46 recipes (!!!) and most of which...

20 Fourth of July Backyard Barbecue Favorites

20 Fourth of July Backyard Barbecue Favorites

Every year for the past 21-ish years I’ve spent the 4th at my in-laws. We sit in their big backyard, play cornhole, washer toss and some beer frisbee game...

Rainbow Fruit Salad + Citrus Honey Glaze l SimplyScratch.com  (20)

Rainbow Fruit Salad + Citrus Honey Syrup

Simple and classic. All of my favorite summer fruit together in one bowl and shines (literally) in a citrus honey syrup. Last summer few of my closest girlfriends and...