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Classic Summer Recipes: Baked Beans

Happy Fourth of July! I don't know what you're doing this weekend, but I bet it involves food. There's so much summer food to enjoy it's hard to know where to start your holiday menu planning. This year I've chosen a couple of enduring summer favorites to feature at our sizzling Palm Springs holiday house party. Burgers and Ice Cream always make an appearance on this very American holiday. I've got several recipes for both of these must-haves on this blog. But there are other classic summer recipes I've neglected to bring to these pages and I'd like to correct that omission for this Independence Day celebration. Read More

About Greg

I started my blog on a whim. I was looking for a creative challenge, which may sound odd because I spent 20 years as an entertainment industry photographer. I’m not talking paparazzi, I don’t have the personality to hide in the bushes! I like fresh takes on the familiar. My recipes are often simple, modern and colorful, with roots in traditional styles. I'm the author of two cookbooks. I’ve been a speaker at IFBC, Food Buzz and Camp Blogaway. I’ve led cooking demonstrations in Panama and Costa Rica and developed recipes for major brands. I’ve traveled to Peru, Mexico, Norway and Alaska to promote culinary and/or vineyard travel tours. I was even featured in Food & Wine Magazine. I also co-host The Table Set on Home Fries podcast network.