January 24, 2015

It's winter. It's cold and it's snowing. A touch of sun and warmth is what is...

January 17, 2015

A plain, simple cake that packs more flavour than so many others. Serve it as is, or with a large...

January 17, 2015

By mid day a heat wave of 15 f had taken hold. The outdoors is beckoning. Charlie and I are off...

January 15, 2015

Ironically I was catching up on missed episodes of Portlandia and laughed until I cried upon...

January 13, 2015

This salad is one I make after a successful visit to a winter's farmer's market. It...

January 10, 2015

I use it for pilafs and risottos, oreganatas and stuffings. Above all my favorite is in salads....

November 15, 2014

It is great as a topping for rice and pasta for a meat free meal. Make it a side dish for pork,...

October 26, 2014

A vegetarian version of Roasted Duck Red Curry straight from the kitchens of a delicious Thai...

August 21, 2014

Refreshing, light and sweet, this is the perfect dessert for this time of year. Soft vanilla butter...

August 9, 2014

Boeuf bourguignon - or beef burgundy - is the quintessential French stew. Its flavors combine the...

August 6, 2014

Azzurre is a sipping vodka.  I found it to be quite sumptuous, prepared very simply- so that...

August 5, 2014

If you're tired of having pesto on bread or in pasta, like an average person, get with the...

July 18, 2014

I'm talking about perfectly seasoned Al dente chunks of potato lightly coated in mayo and...

April 21, 2014

Today is National Chocolate-Covered Cashew Day here in the U.S. And to celebrate, here's a...

April 12, 2014

This is something my Grandma made every summer. I came back to it not so long after, when I was...

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