Summer Corn and Tomato Chowder with Pearl Couscous


My wife LOVES corn on the cob. So as soon as this fancy grass starts popping up at our local Farmer’s Markets, we indulge in the sweet, juicy kernels all summer long. I always grill more than we can eat in one sitting and using up the leftovers is a fun challenge for me. With…

Fried Green Tomato Tacos, Roasted Corn and Basil Pico de Gallo


Fried Green Tomatoes is a great movie and a tasty southern treat. Lucky for me, I received several green tomatoes in my work share this past week and I couldn’t wait to fry those babies up. Maybe because I was watching Aaron Sanchez’s Taco Trip on Netflix or maybe because I’m a taco slut, I…

Fresh Tomato & Grilled Corn Gazpacho


I must admit that before making this recipe I’d never eaten Gazpacho before. I love soup and will whip up a pot even in 90 degree weather. Soup is that one dish I go to whenever I feel sick or sad or just need a bowl full of comfort. I probably eat soup at least…

Spicy Grilled Corn and Barley Chowder


It’s finally looking like summer outside and that means grilling! I always grill more corn on the cob than I need because the leftovers are delicious and corn is an amazingly versatile ingredient. Last week I managed to grill outdoors twice before the rain and cool weather hit us again and is why this spicy…