In addition to being in love with Indian cuisine, English cuisine, Spanish cuisine, Mexican cuisine, Japanese cuisine and – I’m sensing a pattern here – all manner of cuisines, I figured it’d be a kindness to share a few Irish recipes that I love as well, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. This cream of… Read More Irish Cooking | Quick Scallop Soup
It’s been in the 50s here in Columbus. It makes me think spring is here. So since it feels like Spring, I’m starting to cook like it. This quick rosemary ham tart with only six ingredients, is one of the simplest things you can make. It is beautiful for brunch, great for a light… Read More Using Crème Fraiche | Quick and Gorgeous Spring Tart
How do you make this soup? Well, first you take a leek… What can I say? It’s a favorite around here. Let me know if you want the recipe for this week’s lunch.
South Texas has a long growing season, plentiful meats, feathered and furred game, and lots of space to grow and roam. Why has it been so hard to find it? I had an opportunity to meet CIA-trained Chef Steve McHugh after a demo at the Pearl Farmer’s Market. He may be planting the flag for San Antonio’s late-… Read More Dining Out | Lunch at Lüke
This morning we drove out to Oakvale Farmstead for their holiday open house. We were greeted exuberantly by Greta, a golden lab farm dog. I could tell, it was going to be a delightful morning. Instantly, Cherub was off and running, enticing Greta to follow her around, which she did without hesitation. I met with Dena… Read More Open House at Oakvale Farmstead Cheese
With all the work that will go into a lavish Thanksgiving meal, the last thing you want to think about is the salad course. I have a simple recipe for you. I scored a couple of Pom Wonderful Pomegranates from my friend Rachel at Hounds in the Kitchen in exchange for a ride home from… Read More The Thanksgiving Salad Course | Pomegranate Arils, Goat Feta, Mesclun
Those local strawberries from Crum Strawberry Farm are all gone. The same goes for the beautiful arugula and salad mix from Honeyrun Farm. They both went quickly this week between Hades and I into this surprisingly seasonal salad that also features Blue Jacket Dairy‘s Gretna, a Halloumi-style cheese (so local! so delicious!). Blue Jacket recommends that you… Read More Locavore | Gretna and Strawberry Salad