June 24, 2012

One of my favorite appetizers to serve is Spanakopita. Spanakopita is a very traditional Greek...

June 22, 2012

This recipe is based on one by Emeril Lagasse.

June 22, 2012

 This cannellini bean and rosemary brandade is simplicity itself to make. Present it in a nice...

June 22, 2012

The 1st figs of the season are here, so we're serving them simply with semi-aged Pecorino (...

June 14, 2012

A fabulous summer appetizer is fried zucchini or squash blossoms, lightly battered, golden &...

June 10, 2012

Plunging a stick in food was a genius idea – I sincerely wish we could thank the person who...

June 8, 2012

The crisp, peppery flavor of fresh picked radishes pair perfectly with a wedge of creamy pecorino (...

June 7, 2012
Cannellini Bean and Rosemary Brandade

It took a long time for me to understand that just because a recipe is simple, doesn’t mean...

May 23, 2012

Stuffed lemons with tomatoes, anchovies, basil & mozzarella is a delicious antipasto and...

May 20, 2012

The wifey was in charge of making the kids' afternoon snack and surprised us all with a pretty...

May 17, 2012

So here is an embarrassing admission. We have lived in Southern California since September of 2008...

May 10, 2012

One of the best things in the world is grilling at night. Something about the mix of the cool air...

May 3, 2012

Lettuce wraps are an event. They are what I like to think of as an “active food.” And if you know...

April 19, 2012

I find cauliflower to be a rather deceptive and mendacious vegetable. Why? A head of cauliflower...

April 11, 2012

Do you know "pastel"? It's a popular appetizer in Brazil! Delicious!

April 8, 2012

Since making our pork flower dumplings a couple weeks ago, those leftover wonton wrappers have just...

April 5, 2012

Once upon a time in a far away land called Dana Point, CA, there lived a Seth and a Jenn and a...

March 23, 2012

These potato patties are crispy on the outside & soft inside, really delicious. I like adding...

March 22, 2012

Sometimes, pork just wants to be elegant. Don’t get me wrong, pork does enjoy being in the...

March 18, 2012

Oh, kale. Kale is such a vain vegetable. It loves nothing more than jumping into the oven to get...

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