From the category archives:


Grilled Asparagus Milanese

May 23, 2009
Grilled Asparagus Milanese

Spring brings asparagus season, and asparagus just screams for two of my favorite ways to prepare food… grilled, and with an egg on top.

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White Bean and Ramp Soup

May 11, 2009
White Bean Soup with Ramps

I may have mentioned a time or two how much I like ramps. As it is now high ramp season, much of what I am cooking has a ramp component to it in one way or another.

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New Inventions – Home and Housewares Show 2009

April 4, 2009

Among the housewares big names like All Clad, Viking and Cuisinart and the exhibits with celebrity chef monikers plastered all over their booths is a small section set aside for the new inventions. The Inventors Corner is a place we always make sure we visit at this show to see who the next up and […]

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Cooking with Tagines

March 8, 2009
My Tagine

Morrocan cooking is one my my favorite types of cooking.  I love the exotic blend of ethnic flavors that combine into this style of food.  The diversity of flavors come from Arab, Moorish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, African, and Jewish influences.  When creating a Morrocan dish, typical spices would include cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, pepper, paprika, […]

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Gallina De Madre: Mother Hen Toast

June 22, 2008
Gallina De Madre - Mother Hen Toast

  This summer, Saturdays have turned in to a leisurely meal outside on the deck, enjoying the shade of the 250 year old oak tree, the gentle breeze, and the mild early summer temperatures. And in such a relaxing, civilized setting, not just any lunch will do.

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