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Grilled Corn with Walnut Pesto via

Grilled Corn with Walnut Pesto. Grilled sweet corn on the cob smeared generously with a bright green, garlicky walnut pesto and topped with crushed walnuts for a fun, summery twist on street corn. A plant-powered summer side dish that celebrates fresh corn, bright herbs and rich, crunchy, versatile walnuts. Thank you to the California Walnut Board and Commission for sponsoring this Grilled Corn with Walnut Pesto recipe and post. All opinions are my own. And thanks to you, my readers, for supporting organizations and brands that make My Cape Cod Kitchen possible. There are so many things to look forward to in the summer. Aside from lazy beach days, sunny skies, warm temps and family vacations, summer is the best time (in my opinion) for good eating - especially good eats made on the grill and eaten [Read More]

Mini Ice Cream Cupcakes via

Mini Ice Cream Cupcakes. Mini vanilla cupcakes stuffed with vanilla ice cream blended with freeze-dried strawberries topped with a vanilla yogurt strawberry whipped cream. Bite-sized summertime bliss. Don't be fooled by their cuteness. These Mini Ice Cream Cupcakes are actually really easy to make. You see, I saved a chunk of time by buying mini store-made cupcakes for this recipe. Feel free to make your own, but I wanted a quick party-friendly dessert that could look adorable, yet be ready in minutes. Enter these little pretty in pink celebratory baby cupcakes. What are we celebrating? First off, Recipe ReDux is turning 6!! Happy Happy Birthday Recipe ReDux! I've been a member since 2013 and have loved being a part of this creative, inspirational and supportive group. Naturally, to celebrate the big day, the ReDux ladies have [Read More]

Grilled Summer Fruit Sundaes via

Thank you to the dairy farm families of New England for sponsoring this Grilled Summer Fruit Sundaes post and my visit to the Freund Farm as part of an ongoing partnership. All opinions are my own. Thanks to you, my readers, for supporting organizations and brands that make My Cape Cod Kitchen possible. Grilled Summer Fruit Sundaes. Grilled corn muffin tops topped with a dollop of honey yogurt whipped cream, grilled summer peaches and plums and a generous drizzle of honey. The perfect dessert to celebrate summer – and to celebrate June Dairy Month. More about this pretty summer treat in a minute... But first, let's talk about a little farm trip I, and my friends from New England Dairy & Food Council (NEDFC),  took this month. To celebrate Dairy Month and World Milk Day (June 1st) [Read More]

Veggie Inspiration

Baby Kale with Charred Tomatoes and Bacon via

Baby Kale with Charred Tomatoes, Bacon and Summer Herb Yogurt Dressing

Baby Kale with Charred Tomatoes, Bacon and Summer Herb Yogurt Dressing. Crispy bacon, charred tomatoes, crunchy walnuts, toasted chickpeas atop fresh baby kale greens drizzled in a dressing made with whole milk yogurt, basil, cilantro, dill, scallions, cilantro and garlic. Healthy, satisfying and perfect as your go-to summer salad. This post is sponsored by Stonyfield. As a Stonyfield ambassador, I also received product coupons and baby kale from Taylor Farms free of charge. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you, my readers, for supporting brands that make My Cape Cod Kitchen possible! Summer is finally here and it has come in with a hot bang. I’m talking we went from low 50’s last week to high 80’s with lots of humidity this week. That means much less kitchen cooking and much more grilling for this 35 week […]

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Black Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Pesto via

Black Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Pesto

Happy Earth Day friends! We’re celebrating with this Black Lentils with Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Pesto. Go. Make. It. Are you doing anything special today to celebrate or protect the earth? We’re headed to our local farm, Coonamessett Farm this afternoon. They’re gifting us with a bonus CSA share (our CSA doesn’t start until June) and then we’re going to their farm dinner and a movie – SEED: Then Untold Story all about the fact that 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. The story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy, reviving a culture connected to seeds. One of Lucca’s sweet teachers is watching him while mommy and daddy have date night. For Earth Day, the ladies over at The Recipe ReDux asked us to share how we reduce food waste, along with a […]

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Mini Bread Bowl Cobb Salads via

Mini Bread Bowl Cobb Salads

I received free samples of Toufayan Pita mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Mini Bread Bowl Cobb Salads. When was the last time you had a bread bowl? I love a good bread bowl. But don’t remember the last time I had one. It must have been in high school…and that was a lonnnng time ago. I went to high school in Cincinnati and there was a place called Perkins (is it anywhere else in the country?) that served breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Nothing fancy or special, just a casual place and a hangtime for teens. I’d go there with friends or my family and […]

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Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Cheddar via

Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Bagel Cheddar

Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Everything Bagel Cheddar. A whole head of cauliflower roasted simply with extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper. Then topped with Cabot Everything Bagel Cheddar and panko bread crumbs. This is a showstopper of a side dish and is soooo simple to prep and make. You just have to be patient while it roasts – because you’re roasting a whole head of cauliflower, it takes longer than roasting florets. But the wait is well worth it. Cauliflower and melted cheese is such the perfect healthy comfort food combo. My mom used to make cauliflower with ooeey goeey melted cheddar – and it remains to be one of my favorite side dishes. Nowadays, cauliflower is also a favorite vegetable of the big AND little man of the house, so we eat it […]

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