Mary Beth Clark

Culinary Educator · Consultant · Author


Creamy and zesty with a spike of heat, serve Gorgonzola Dip with Fresh Fennel, buffalo wings, chilled celery, grissini, or grilled chicken. Makes a great party dish.

Spiced Tofu Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms, Scallions, and Kale make a soothing, nutritious meal. Enjoy delicious pasta without grain-based pasta.

A specialty of the coastal city of Messina, Sicilian Fish with Potatoes and Tomato-Olive Sauce is a restaurant-quality main dish you can easily make at home.

Sauteed Pears, Nectarines, and Onions with fragrant Wild Mountain Cumin Seeds and Feta is delicious as a side dish or savory dessert.

Fusilli Lunghi with Creamy Avocado Pesto, Shrimp, and Cherry Tomatoes is a perfect pasta dish for everyday meals and parties. A family favorite!

Farro Salad with Tuna, Artichoke Hearts, Cherry Tomatoes, and Arugula is a classic Bolognese warm-weather salad. Boil farro then toss ingredients together. Serve as a main dish.

Add creamy avocado, chives, and cilantro to classic Italian Caprese Salad of mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. It will be the star of your party buffet.

A classic Piemontese dessert, Baked Peaches with Amaretti and Hazelnut Filling showcases typical ingredients of the region's cuisine. Delicious even for breakfast.

Serve refreshing Zucchini and Zucchini Flowers with Garlic, Cumin, Kalonji Seeds, and Fresh Mint with grains or pasta, grilled steak, fish, or chicken.

Too hot to cook? Make Trenette with No-Cook Sauce of Tuna, Marinated Artichokes, and Olives. Sip wine, enjoy the summer's breeze and delectable pasta for dinner.

Tequila Shrimp & Chorizo Skewers with Mango Peppers and Fried Okra are fabulous summertime treats. You'll love them!

Make Spiralized Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado Pesto for dinner tonight. Quick and easy, people love this plant-based pasta dish.

Avocado Pesto is easy to make! This raw no-cook sauce is perfect for pasta, spiralized zucchini, burgers, sandwiches, or topping grilled chicken, shrimp, or tempeh.

Rainbow Radish Salad with Blue Poppy Seed Dressing refreshes during summer's heat. Easy to make, serve for a great lunch or side dish to grilled fish or poultry.

For a luscious twist on the classic Italian Prosciutto and Melon duet, grill the ripe melon first. With chilled sparkling Prosecco, serve as an antipasto or light meal.

Celebrate July 4th or any holiday with this great party dish – Guacamole Toast with Fresh Radishes, Peppers, Tomatoes, Cheese, and Chimichurri Sauce.


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