Sweet, organic carrots fresh on the farm. Just pull, wash, and eat.
A variation to the classic "Insalata Caprese"
Introducing a Kitchen Scraps original Mystery Bluebox Salad. Today's recipe... Creamy cucumber, mango and red onion salad with a rhubarb relish
Chipotle Peanut Brittle - a great combination of sweet heat!
A spring experiment: Violet extract
Kuih Dadar (Coconut Crepes)
Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Skewers with Fresh Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce!
Bite-sized chocolate eclairs and chocolate tarts are good for party platters.
This recipe was not what I expected. I was looking forward to a sweet bread and received a wonderful sandwich bread instead!
Steamed Red Bean Bun - Dense, sweet bean paste tucked in a ball of fragrant, chewy bread
Crispy oven "fried" chicken. Delicious and without much hassle
Quadruple chocolate melting moment cookie sandwiches, dipped in white and semi sweet chocolate, and hugging a rich chocolate ganache.
Orange-Oatmeal-Currant Cookies, plus a (very positive) review of Tartine's cookbook
Halibut gravlax on a potato galette at McCormick & Kuleto in SF
Frozen fruit and other ideas on how to eat healthily through the recession (& still have fun with your food)
Roasted striped bass with citrus is just one of many phenomenal dishes now being served at Yountville's new eco-resort/restaurant, Bardessono.
Nicoise Salad - a relatively quick, healthy, and satisfying meal.
A cup of pea...soup that is. Fresh herbs, peas, and a taste of spring.
A simple salsa verde, some cheese, tomatoes and bread; my new favorite afternoon snack.
Scottish Tablet - A confection from heaven
Strawberry coulis, tart lemon curd, flaky pastry crust & chocolate all in a tart- oh my!
Pasta, made with a rolling pin, no technology needed.
Asian Cabbage Salad. Sweet, tangy dressing accompanies crisp cabbage and crunchy almonds in this easy salad.
Parmesan chive crackers inspired by Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything.
Pistachio Chestnut & Chocolate Opera Style Cake
Matahari Calamari; a homage to the sun with squid, yellow cherry tomatoes, paprika and a lot of lemon juice ala Mediterranean style.
Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookies! Just like the name says, these are cakey and delicious--and easy.
Easy and fragrant Thai Pumpkin and Chicken Curry with Virgin Coconut Oil.
Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting...Deliciously Scrumptious!
Sweet and delicious Onde-Onde.
Pickled rhubarb makes this salad with white asparagus, walnuts and goat cheese something very special indeed!
this cocktail sounds fabulous - orange, mint and st. germain.
Homemade Strained Yogurt: Cheaper and more delicious than any storebought Greek yogurt.
The Strawberry Smash is a deliciously foolproof spring cocktail - muddle strawberries, your favorite green herb and top with prosecco.