Use cream sherry to enrich a tasty mix of tomatoes, garlic, basil, mint, olive oil and hot pepper flakes. After steeping for two hours, use some of the liquid to flavor hot pasta. Add Asiago and fontina cheese, then toss everything together.

Use cream sherry to enrich a tasty mix of tomatoes, garlic, basil, mint, olive oil and hot pepper flakes. After steeping for two hours, use some of the liquid to flavor hot pasta. Add Asiago and fontina cheese, then toss everything together.

An easy salad to make with a bag of salad greens, pineapple, bacon bits, nuts and toasted coconut. Use fresh pineapple, if you can, and substitute toasted almonds for the macadamia nuts, if desired.

An easy salad to make with a bag of salad greens, pineapple, bacon bits, nuts and toasted coconut. Use fresh pineapple, if you can, and substitute toasted almonds for the macadamia nuts, if desired.

Skirt steak is perfect for grilling, and is versatile enough for salads, sandwiches, kebabs, or just a stand-alone grilled steak. Taking just 15 minutes to marinate the skirt steak before grilling adds a lively and delicious union of sweet, tangy, and spicy.

Skirt steak is perfect for grilling, and is versatile enough for salads, sandwiches, kebabs, or just a stand-alone grilled steak. Taking just 15 minutes to marinate the skirt steak before grilling adds a lively and delicious union of sweet, tangy, and spicy.

This salad is best served warm so all of the fabulous flavors can strut their stuff. The veggies are roasted for this salad and then combined with bow tie pasta, arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and a splash of olive oil.

This salad is best served warm so all of the fabulous flavors can strut their stuff. The veggies are roasted for this salad and then combined with bow tie pasta, arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and a splash of olive oil.

My crab salad with fruity-salsa flavorings is simple and appealing. Sliced avocados anchor and enrich this lively, colorful dish. If possible, select lump or backfin crab. The larger the crab chunks, the fewer shell fragments to pick out.

My crab salad with fruity-salsa flavorings is simple and appealing. Sliced avocados anchor and enrich this lively, colorful dish. If possible, select lump or backfin crab. The larger the crab chunks, the fewer shell fragments to pick out.