This is one of those things I just wasn’t sure how it would all work. Oranges and olives? My goodness, yes. I will always be impressed that onions, cumin and chili powder lend a North African vibe to this orange salad, but combine the same three flavors with pinto beans and you’ve got yourself the… Read More Moroccan Mystique | Orange and Olive Salad
The birth of this post comes from a piece of bony fish. I had a lovely piece of sea bass that would have made a gorgeous steak all seared off and pretty, ready for it’s close up. But darn it if I couldn’t pry loose some stubborn pin bones. Many people wouldn’t bother with such… Read More A Classic Revisited | Sea Bass Salad
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
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.
When I was at Pearl Alley Farmers Market, I picked up two of the last three bundles of leeks at a stall (how awful that I don’t remember which farm it was!). I have been lovingly obsessing over them and plotting what to do that would be a proper homage to one of my most… Read More Leek Pie
I couldn’t help myself. In light of Saturday’s article in the WSJ, saying bacon is singing its swan song, I defiantly made a tasty fall salad with bacon ends from Curly Tail Farm. I can’t help it if it goes so well with fall apples from Gillogly Orchards and sharp cheddar from Ohio Farm Direct and a… Read More Weekday Apple Salad
Celeriac is just starting to look great again. I found a fabulous bulb with all the lovely green stalks still on top. You’ll often find ones with no green on them later in the winter season. Don’t worry, they’re still great, you just won’t have the celery-like straws off the top for your Bloody Marys (genius!). But… Read More Lunch in Antibes | Celeriac Remoulade