Mary Beth Clark

Culinary Educator · Consultant · Author

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Roasted Red Snapper with Wild Fennel, Sweet Lime, and spicy Romesco Sauce hits the summer spot. Easy, breezy, and so delicious. 

Smoked Ham Mousse with juicy apricots, nectarines, and peaches is the essence of summer. Make this no-cook dish in advance.

Sicilian Potato Salad with Onions, Capers, Oregano, and Lemon Zest is ideal for summer cookouts and grilled seafood, meats, and poultry.

Grilled Bavette with Urfa Biber (Isot Biber or Isot Pepper) and Salmuera is the quintessential steak-lover's delight!

Romesco Sauce is a classic Spanish sauce of roasted almonds, peppers, and tomatoes with a splash of vinegar. Great for cookouts.

Become a Grill Master with Salmuera, Argentina's brine for basting meats while grilling. With herbs, garlic, and peppers, it is perfect for ribs, steaks.

Toss Pasta with Juicy Grilled Steak Cubes. Add bleu cheese, bacon, and creamy garlic dressing. This warm weather pasta is a great summer party dish.

A classic Roman specialty, Peas and Prosciutto with Lettuce celebrates Spring with sweet, tender peas. Enjoy as a wonderful seasonal antipasto, main dish, or side dish.

Mafaldine with Mussels, Broccoli Rabe, and Tomatoes in Broth is a southern Italian stew that satisfies while being low in calories. Make in less than 15 minutes. Delicious!

Garlic Shrimp with 'Nduja and Broccoli Rabe is a fabulous antipasto. Typical of southern Italy, spicy olive oil sauce naps juicy shrimp and contrasts slightly bitter greens.

Baked Spicy Cauliflower and Eggplant Pasticcio warms and satisfies us on blustery days. Make delicious vegan and gluten-free versions, too.

Spicy Cauliflower and Eggplant Ragù with 'Nduja is easy to make. This robust sauce is perfect with zucchini noodles, pasta, polenta, eggs, tofu, toast, fish, or chicken.

Rye Berry Salad with Roasted Carrots and Squash, Pomegranate Seeds, Arugula, and Persimmon is a luscious main dish. Low-cal, easy to make, and nutritious, too.

Spaghetti alla Chitarra with Cuttlefish Ink and Seafood is an anticipated addition to Christmas Eve's Feast of the Seven Fishes or La Vigilia. Easy to make. Delectable.

Pop fresh persimmons in the freezer. Thaw. Serve Frozen Persimmon as Sorbet. This creamy dessert is low-cal and packed with Vitamin C. So easy, fresh, and delicious.

Roasted Beet Tarte Tatin with Walnuts, Goat Cheese, and Feta is a fabulous show-stopper for the holidays. Serve it as an elegant appetizer or a savory dessert.