Composed Salad

The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com.  We frequently eat salad for dinner at our house, especially in the summer months when lighter and fresher meals are so appealing, but, don’t think for a moment that our...
Local Lettuce and Herbs

The following information, recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com.  It’s summertime and we can’t wait to start eating hallmark summer salads featuring fresh, local greens. Here in the Midwest, those local field lettuces are still a few...
Summer Chicken Parmesan

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. I love the combination of fresh mozzarella, basil and in-season tomatoes dressed simply in oil and vinegar. What better way to turn this classic salad into dinner than with another Italian-style favorite: Parmesan breaded chicken! This light and refreshing summer-inspired...
Summer Salad with Tomatoes and Peaches

The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com.  Lucky for us, this summer has blessed us with some of the best tasting produce. After a few days on the kitchen counter, the peaches and tomatoes are spectacular....
Summer Pasta with Tomatoes

The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com.  Fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and pasta could be dinner at my house every night. Since you use them fresh, this dish should be reserved for that time of year...