Strawberry Gazpacho with Balsamic, Basil, Black Pepper, Olive Oil Croutons & Guanciale

Gazpacho. To many of us, gazpacho means tomatoes, which is true. But, why should we wait until deep in the middle of summer to enjoy a gazpacho, especially when we have strawberries popping up at the farmers market? The classic-but-uncommon pairing of strawberries and balsamic is one of my favorite things to eat in late…

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Maple & Black Pepper Glazed Parsnip with Speck, Pear & Walnut

Pears are one of my favorite fruits because of their versatility in adapting to both sweet and savory dishes. Here, I pair them with a glaze of beautiful, rich Hidden Springs Maple that is perked up with black pepper and balanced with parsnips roasted in brown butter. Day 1: Making the Maple & Black Pepper…

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