July 3, 2008
One of my favorite light summer dinners to make is refreshing gazpacho. This chilled soup is sure...
June 30, 2008
I miss the days when our food was safe to eat. What is going on!? Last year it was packaged...
June 28, 2008
Many of you may think I'm talking about the scandalous former mayor of Washington, DC, Marion...
June 26, 2008
lemon curd
Lemon curd is a quintessentially English treat. It reminds me of having tea at Harrod's in...
June 25, 2008
Legend has it that during World War II American soldiers in Rome would bring their Italian friends...
June 24, 2008
You can't have tapas without having a good sausage or two, and the two that top my list are...
June 23, 2008
Nothing tops off a Summer Solstice dinner more perfectly than an apple tart. My friend's...
June 20, 2008
I have a deep love for cheese. Actually, it borders on an addiction, but (so far) I am able to live...
June 18, 2008
It's spring and I woke up with a sore throat. You shouldn't be able to get sick in warm...
June 16, 2008
Garlic And Parsley Grilled Flank Steak
The sun has finally decided to show itself here in Seattle, which means the barbecue has been...
June 14, 2008
I was reminiscing today about one of my favorite destinations in Tokyo. Mecca for the culinary...
June 13, 2008
I know I just wrote about cauliflower and the beautiful colors we are now seeing, - golden, green...
June 12, 2008
Normally this time of year I'd be writing about wine spritzers or something refreshing....
June 10, 2008
There's something so gratifying in growing your own food. Not only does it taste better, but it's...
June 9, 2008
Kids have it so easy today. They get shuttled to school in cushy SUVs with Sponge Bob playing on...
June 8, 2008
Most people would haul themselves down to the nearest pho restaurant and drop the $4 bucks for a...
June 6, 2008
There is nothing worse than trying to prepare a meal in a kitchen other than your own and finding...
June 5, 2008
Flowers enhance food in both an alluring and fun way. They give a romantic dinner a sensual touch...
June 4, 2008
Yippee! It's cherry season! More importantly, it's Rainier cherry season. On the totem pole of...
June 3, 2008
I grew up in a little resort called Sunriver in Central Oregon. It's beautiful, and I was so...

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