Normally, coleslaw in the Kieffer household is a given.  Clara’s (my mother in law’s) recipe.  Period.  I tried feeding the hubby MANY variations-some clearly…

  Whenever I would see fresh figs in the market-at upwards of $8 per pound-I would get excited buy and them.  They would last for about 2-3 days and then become…

As corn season winds down and the corn is still fresh, sweet and tasty, but may be a little unsightly-irregular rows and drier silk- this is the fantastic soup I make. …

With all the rain we have had, those of us who have not been diligent in picking tomatoes, probably have quite a number of cracked ones, overripe ones and ones that have…

Sometimes tomatoes just need to be tomatoes.  And if they are great heirloom, homegrown tomatoes, so much the better.  This salad concept is simple, very easy and made…

This recipe displays my love of any kind of pastry.  I especially like the gooey cheese, the soft tomato and the crunchy pastry together.  And of course, the roasted…

Sometime we chefs forget that sometimes simple is better.  At no time of the year is this more true on the East Coast than summer.  For us, it is the only time of the…