Chocolate gingerbread cookies. Fudgy and gooey straight from the oven.
Cherry Kiss Cookies...chocolate and cherry make the perfect combination for your holiday cookie trays.
Oranges and girofle cloves: a nice and easy project to do with kids before christmas. The perfect idea to decorate and perfume your house...
Roses-Pepper: a really tasty and good looking way to spice up steak or pastas. [in French. use google,translate.com for English]
Porcini gelee, brussels sprout, chestnut puree: An elegant amuse bouche and homage to Alinea
Donna Hay's Entertaining little nectarines cakes.. with pears!!
Stuffed Mushrooms: Two Ways
This is a wonderful appetizer for the holidays! If you are looking for something new & unique, and very, very yummy give these a try!
Refreshing salad of parsley, persimmon and olives
Shrimps & scallops with squid ink and saffron pasta, asparagus and a delicious saffron based sauce.
A modern, fresher version of shrimp cocktail.
Salt-grilled Mackerel with Fried Shallots & Mentaiko, on Long-stemmed Broccoli, Rocket & Baby Red Chards. Quick meal!
Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Mushroom Risotto at Café Hiro
Sloppy Joes : American Classic snack
awesome homemade soft pretzels
Cannellini Bean and Collard Greens Soup with Mushrooms and Italian Sausage.
Mushroom and spinach stuffed shells. Creamy, cheesy and full of flavor.
Chocolate-filled Mexican Wedding Cookies are an amazing twist on a great holiday cookie.
Where can you find the best dan tat (egg tart) in the Bay Area?
Crab in marinara sauce with spaghetti: Christmas eve supper?
Succulent chicken wings barbecued over charcoal fire.
Chocolate and olive oil is a wonderful combination in a cookie.
Pasta with Greens and Goat Cheese is a quick and easy dinner for one.
strawberry tart with cracked black pepper on top
There's nothing better than an apple crisp!
An early Christmas present brought me a world of macarons from Ladurée, Paris. Merci! [text in Portuguese]
iced butternut squash muffins
Simple and Smooth Spinach and Cumin Soup
Dreamy Corn Chowder - it's gluten-free & vegan, too!
lemon curd - perhaps the most perfect lemon curd recipe ever
Hiza nankotsu (chicken knee bones)...possibly the best chicken I've ever had. Totto NYC
I thought it couldn't get any better! Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcake with Chili-Infused Dark Chocolate Ganache and Topped with a Chili Chocolate Dipped Piece of Bacon
Brined Roast Chicken. Brining is simple and produces evenly cooked moist chicken or turkey.