Thursday Night Turkey, via Slovenia

Poseidon is somewhat of a world traveler.  After spending some time in Slovenia, he brought back with him a delightful way to incorporate turkey into a weekly menu.  He first came across this dish at the restaurant Julija on Ljublijana’s Main Square.  It’s a very typical and traditional Slovene dish, but with Italian notes (after all,… Read More Thursday Night Turkey, via Slovenia

Perfect Pairings | Turbot in Aubergine Soup

Bread and butter.  Strawberries and cream.  Proenza and Schouler.  Blomkvist and Salander.  I’m not simply saying that some things go together, I’m saying that they complement each other, they amplify each other, and their sum is greater than their parts. Take, for example, eggplant and tomato.  They grow together, they’re picked together, and most importantly, they create… Read More Perfect Pairings | Turbot in Aubergine Soup

Gameday in the Underworld | Lamb Tagine

I knew it was game day, I just didn’t make the traditional food for it. This is a novel spread for fall football entertaining because (well, it features lamb, but also!) each of these can be served either hot or room temperature. If it’s not your thing, give these dishes a try on a fall weekend when your favorite team has a bye.

First, tagine of lamb (we used lovely little lamb chops).… Read More Gameday in the Underworld | Lamb Tagine