Appetizers

Lucky 12 Oysters

Place oysters on grill. Pour melted butter on each oyster. Top with a spoonful of Parmesan mixture, which can be prepared ahead of time. When oyster liquor bubbles and cheese is melted, the [...]

Stuffed Artichokes

To prepare artichokes, pull off the very bottom leaves, then trim each leaf, cutting straight across the tops. Slice about an inch off the very top of the artichoke. Pour a few inches of water in [...]

Asparagus Roll-Ups

Ingredients: 1 lb. Asparagus 8-10 slices of shaved maple ham Coarse grained mustard (to taste) 1 box puff pastry sheets (from the freezer aisle), defrosted according to instructions Directions: • [...]

Local Oyster Recipes

With the months now ending with the letter ‘r,’ it’s time to learn some new tricks with this season’s catch. Enjoy these local recipes. Oysters RockYerFella     [...]

Salads

Homage to Spring!

I love the change of seasons, but none as much as that of spring. Rebirth, renewal, regrowth, the promise of things to come, and the luxury of having fresh vegetables in my own garden – this is [...]

Summer on a Plate

It’s summertime, and the eating is easy – as easy as walking out into my own garden and picking my lunch and dinner. What follows is an easy and light summer meal that takes advantage of all the [...]

Soups / Chowders

Rosie’s Cioppino

Cioppino is a fish stew popularized in San Francisco in the mid to late 1800s by immigrants. After a hard day’s work, the fishermen would gather and throw different pieces of fish and shellfish [...]

Breakfast

Eggs Hawthorne

Eggs Hawthorne is my version of Eggs Benedict. I lightly butter and toast English muffin slices, add a slice of grilled ham, a nest of sautéed spinach, and a lightly poached egg, and top it off [...]

Asparagus Quiche Recipe

After a fall and winter of heavier, heartier foods, I love the lighter fare of spring.  My Asparagus Quiche is perfect for a light lunch. Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 deep-dish pie dough (If [...]

Main Dishes

Homage to Spring!

I love the change of seasons, but none as much as that of spring. Rebirth, renewal, regrowth, the promise of things to come, and the luxury of having fresh vegetables in my own garden – this is [...]

Tailgate Tacos

I’m choosing another favorite – the taco – and stuffing it with local, grilled mahi mahi. Again, make the sauces, aioli, and salsa ahead of time so all that’s left on game day is the grilling.

Hawaiian Pizza Recipe

Grilling Tip: To grill pizzas, place pizzas over direct heat for a minute. Transfer pizzas to indirect heat. Close lid and cook until heated through and cheese is melted – about 8-10 minutes.

Greek Pizza Recipe

Top grilled side with a layer of spinach, chopped pepperoncini, roasted red pepper, olives, red onions, grape tomatoes, and feta. Before grilling, drizzle olive oil over top.

Italian Pizza Recipe

Rosie’s pepperoni pizza tip: Whenever you’re putting pepperoni on a pizza, first place the pepperoni slices on a paper towel and nuke for 20-30 seconds. Most of the grease cooks out and is [...]

Eggs Hawthorne

Eggs Hawthorne is my version of Eggs Benedict. I lightly butter and toast English muffin slices, add a slice of grilled ham, a nest of sautéed spinach, and a lightly poached egg, and top it off [...]

Rosie’s Cioppino

Cioppino is a fish stew popularized in San Francisco in the mid to late 1800s by immigrants. After a hard day’s work, the fishermen would gather and throw different pieces of fish and shellfish [...]

Asparagus Quiche Recipe

After a fall and winter of heavier, heartier foods, I love the lighter fare of spring.  My Asparagus Quiche is perfect for a light lunch. Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 deep-dish pie dough (If [...]

Pan-Seared Shrimp

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. peanut oil 2 large cloves garlic 1 lb. shrimp, shelled and deveined Kosher salt to taste Cayenne pepper Smoked paprika 2 handfuls fresh spinach leaves 2 Tbsp. white wine [...]

Local Oyster Recipes

With the months now ending with the letter ‘r,’ it’s time to learn some new tricks with this season’s catch. Enjoy these local recipes. Oysters RockYerFella     [...]

Seafood

Chili Lime Mahi Wraps

Acknowledging great local seafood means that simplicity is key, and with this recipe, you let the Mahi Mahi be the star, complemented with textures and enhancing fresh flavors. This is my version [...]

Lucky 12 Oysters

Place oysters on grill. Pour melted butter on each oyster. Top with a spoonful of Parmesan mixture, which can be prepared ahead of time. When oyster liquor bubbles and cheese is melted, the [...]

Tailgate Tacos

I’m choosing another favorite – the taco – and stuffing it with local, grilled mahi mahi. Again, make the sauces, aioli, and salsa ahead of time so all that’s left on game day is the grilling.

Rosie’s Cioppino

Cioppino is a fish stew popularized in San Francisco in the mid to late 1800s by immigrants. After a hard day’s work, the fishermen would gather and throw different pieces of fish and shellfish [...]

Summer on a Plate

It’s summertime, and the eating is easy – as easy as walking out into my own garden and picking my lunch and dinner. What follows is an easy and light summer meal that takes advantage of all the [...]

Pan-Seared Shrimp

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. peanut oil 2 large cloves garlic 1 lb. shrimp, shelled and deveined Kosher salt to taste Cayenne pepper Smoked paprika 2 handfuls fresh spinach leaves 2 Tbsp. white wine [...]

Local Oyster Recipes

With the months now ending with the letter ‘r,’ it’s time to learn some new tricks with this season’s catch. Enjoy these local recipes. Oysters RockYerFella     [...]

Desserts

Coffee Kahluanita

This can be left overnight in the freezer. Because of the alcohol, it’s not going to freeze solid. Serve with whipped cream and dark chocolate shavings.

Pineapple Granita

The beginning of a pineapple granita...Prepare the simple syrup and let cool. In a blender, combine pineapple, simple syrup, and lime juice...

Summer on a Plate

It’s summertime, and the eating is easy – as easy as walking out into my own garden and picking my lunch and dinner. What follows is an easy and light summer meal that takes advantage of all the [...]

Strawberry Pie recipe

Ingredients: 1 pie crust, baked and cooled (the pre-made ones in the refrigerator aisle work just fine for this recipe) 1 qt. strawberries, plus extras for garnishing 1 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. [...]

Sides / Sauces
Beverages

Rosé Spritzer

Gently muddle the strawberries, lemon wheels, and mint in a pitcher so the juices and flavors are released. Add the simple syrup and rosé wine. Pour over cups filled with ice, and top with a [...]

Love at First Sip

There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer afternoon than an icy cocktail to help you cool down and rejuvenate. Here are six classic cocktails for you, but with a twist. Rosie put her own [...]