Summer Is Almost Here

Dated: 05/01/2015

Views: 786

*Happy May*

Memorial Day is just WEEKS Away! Get the Beach Chairs Ready Summer, is on its Way. Here are a couple of FUN TASTY Recipes to Enjoy with Family and Friends!

Corn & Tomato Pasta Salad
Ingredients
Salt 1 pound bow-tie pasta 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, smashed 1 pint cherry tomatoes 3 ears fresh corn, kernels cut off 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces 
Directions
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta until al dente; drain.2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the corn, raise the heat slightly and cook until the corn is heated through and golden, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt.3. Add the vegetables, butter and basil to the pasta and toss. 

Strawberry Spinach Salad
Ingredients
:2 tablespoons sesame seeds1 tablespoon poppy seeds1/2 cup white sugar1/2 cup olive oil1/4 cup distilled white vinegar1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon minced onion10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, driedand torn into bite-size pieces1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulledand sliced1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered
Directions
:1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour. 2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving. Image title

Blog author image

Marion Romano

I grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey across the Hudson River from New York City. My husband, Dennis, and I raised our two children there. As soon as the kids were finished with school, Dennis and I ....

Latest Blog Posts

How To Go From Renter To Owner On Long Beach Island

 How to go from renter to owner on Long Beach Island?Located on the North End in Harvey Cedars, this three - bedroom, two bath duplex shares ownership with other members of a homeowner

Read More

LBI Tennis Kids And Adults

Sign up now for summer fun for yourself or children of all ages!Contact me for more information or call the LBI Foundation directly.They have so many wonderful programs and events throughout

Read More

Blessings Of The Fleet

Come join us and lend your blessings to all those out on the water!June 17 at 5:30 at Viking Village#watersafety #lbifishing #vikingvillage

Read More

Waterfront Living

waterfront living comes in all shapes and sizes. Contact me to help you find your spot on

Read More