crispy salt and vinegar potatoes recipe

crispy salt and vinegar potatoes | pamela salzman

Roasted potatoes are a no-brainer side dish that I can confidently place on most of my dinner menus.  Whether they’re cut into sticks, wedges or quarters, with rosemary or thyme or just with sea salt, everyone loves tender, crispy potatoes.  If I have an extra few minutes, I’ll par boil, smoosh, and ...

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Deconstructed Guacamole Salad Recipe

deconstructed guacamole salad | pamela salzman

I just dropped off my oldest at college this past weekend.  Up until this point, nothing has made me feel as old as saying to someone, "I have a child in college."  And it doesn't help when people respond with, "Wow!"  Rub it in.  Thank heavens for Mr. Picky who is in elementary school and still ...

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Parmesan Peppers Recipe

parmesan peppers | pamela salzman

I just returned home from a beautiful vacation on Long Island with my family.  It's always my favorite week of the year and I enjoy the time even more when the weather is perfection like it was last week (barring the crazy 30-minute quasi-tornado on Tuesday morning.) I try to visit my parents in ...

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California Nicoise Salad Recipe

california nicoise salad | pamela salzman

I just arrived in New York for my annual summer vacay with my parents, my sisters and their families.  We've descended upon my parents' house in Long Island for a week of old fashioned backyard fun with a few trips to the beach and the ice cream parlor.  It also involves some serious menu planning ...

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baked zucchini fries recipe

baked zucchini fries | pamela salzman

My kids can't get enough of these zucchini fries and I can't get enough of hearing them beg me for vegetables!  After I returned home from New York last week, my son, the one and only Mr. Picky, said, "I don't know what you're making for dinner this week, but please include zucchini fries!"  Pinch ...

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grilled artichokes with lemon-caper dipping sauce recipe

grilled artichokes with lemon-caper dipping sauce | pamela salzman

There are a few things I love ordering in restaurants because I never make them at home, either because my family doesn't like it or it's too difficult or I just don't have access to the ingredients.  Whenever I used to see artichokes on any menu, in any form, I would order them.  I absolutely love ...

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roasted carrots with garlic yogurt recipe

roasted carrots with garlic yogurt | pamela salzman

I'm squeezing in another recipe before Mother's Day in case you need a surefire hit for your lunch or brunch this weekend.  I taught this roasted carrot recipe in my March classes and I didn't get one bite the entire month because there were never any left!  I made a huge quantity every time and it ...

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Miso Soup Bar with Jenni Kayne and

Miso Soup Bar with Jenni Kayne | pamela salzman

I have always been a huge fan of a toppings bar for several reasons.  I’ve noticed my kids tend to eat more of whatever I’m serving when they can control what goes on their plate.  I also think it’s so much more fun when your guests can participate in and interact over the meal.  Lastly, preparing a ...

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