Eat and Drink

Summertime Pasta Salad

By East Silent Resort / October 20, 2013 / 0 Comments

Make this salad a day ahead and you’ll have crispy, crunchy, creamy, cool salad for your next gathering at the lake. Use any fresh and seasonal veggies, but do use them liberally. This is called a pasta salad, but its really a veggie salad with pasta thrown in. Both kids and grown-ups will enjoy this […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

By East Silent Resort / October 19, 2013 / 0 Comments

If you’re arriving in the lakes area anytime in July this year, you are in for a great treat. In a “normal” year, the local strawberries would have mostly been past their prime and likely all picked out. This year, which as you may be aware, is anything but normal. In the interest of “always […]

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By East Silent Resort / October 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

I’m a big fan of salads. I try to eat them often, but it seems that I tend toward more comforting (and perhaps less nutritious) options in the dead of winter. So when the heat of summer rolls around and the local markets start up in full swing, I hit the salad recipes in a […]

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Zucchini, Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart

By East Silent Resort / October 17, 2013 / 0 Comments

1 recipe of your favorite tart dough (not sweet), or a package of puff pastry or a refrigerated pie crust (if you must). The recipe I use is below. 1 large or 2 medium tomatoes, cored and sliced ever so thinly 1 large or 2 medium sized zucchini, sliced very very thinly 1 red onion, […]

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Lemon Asparagus Pasta by Jan Ellis

By East Silent Resort / September 17, 2013 / 0 Comments

  Still trying to squeak a few summer days into your fall? Nothing says summer like asparagus. Pair it with lemon, pasta and cheese and you’ve got a one-pot, one bowl meal (or side dish) that can be served hot or cold. This dish can do double duty as a cold pasta salad…just be sure […]

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Grilled Citrus Flat Iron Steak by Jan Ellis

By East Silent Resort / June 26, 2013 / 0 Comments

Ok, so I know you’re staying at a resort and all. And that you might just be here for the awesome fishing that our wonderful area has to offer, but seriously, you’ll need to have a good steak recipe handy won’t you? What kind of a vacation would it be without a steak? Sorry vegetarians, I […]

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