Cooking with Chef Kathy


Bread and Butter Pickles

Looking to do something with all those cucumbers from your garden?

These Bread and Butter Pickles are so simple to make, and how cool would it be to be able to share homemade pickles at a summer barbecue.

So sweet and crunchy and incredibly tangy.

Cheesy Baked Tomatoes

A delicious and flavorful side dish that will go with just about anything!

These cheesy baked tomatoes are the perfect way to take advantage of all the juicy summer tomatoes with melt in your mouth mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

Grilled Lemon Chicken Flatbread Wraps with Spicy Garlic Sauce

Great for summer. 

The marinade gives such great flavor to the chicken and that sauce…….omg so tasty!


Mini BLT cups

These little bite sized appetizers are highly addictive. You get some crispy bacon and smoky chipotle aioli all inside a perfectly juicy grape tomato. Oh ya, and there’s even a little piece of arugula just to make the whole thing look extra pretty.

Patriotic Deviled Eggs

These eggs look and taste great! These deviled eggs would be a great addition to your holiday BBQ.

The dying process is very simple you only need three ingredients - peeled hard boiled eggs, water and food coloring.

Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

This Fresh Strawberry Lemonade is a super easy, quick, and refreshing summer drink.

Fresh Strawberry Lemonade can be quickly turned into a refreshing summer cocktail.

Try adding your favorite vodka, tequila, and even lemon flavored rum. Either way, this strawberry lemonade is the go-to summer drink recipe!


Tomato, cucumber, avocado salad

This is a quick and easy salad to put together that uses just a couple of summer ingredients. Juicy cherry tomatoes, cool, crunchy cucumber and creamy avocado.

Add some salty feta, red onion and a little minced parsley as well. Toss with a simple red wine vinaigrette and the salad is ready in under 15 minutes

Blackberry Pie Bars

These super easy Blackberry Pie Bars are a real treat with a buttery shortbread crust, a berry packed fruit filling and a secretly easy lattice crust.


Shortbread Crust:

• 2½ Cups All-Purpose Flour
• ⅔ Cup Sugar
• ¼ Teaspoon Salt
• 2½ Sticks Unsalted Butter (18 Tablespoons), very cold and cut into small cubes

Blackberry Filling:

Gazpacho with avocado

Gazpacho soup was invented for the summer. Refreshingly cold on hot summer days, this adaptation of the classic Spanish cold tomato soup

Poached Egg over Spinach Polenta with Crispy Mushrooms & Herbs

A great slow sunday brunch or easy weeknight meal. Serve with some toasted multigrain bread and a big salad for a complete dinner if your feeling famished. No need to go hungry.


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