Chocolate-topped Shortbread Cookies.
Standing rib roast with porcini and bacon sauce served with spicy parmesan green beans and kale.
Elevate your morning scrambled eggs with delicious brown butter!
Spicy, crunchy Moravian cookies - the perfect way to welcome Christmas!
I found out how to make these chocolate whoopie pies filled with peppermint cream cheese frosting with and without cracks.
Peppermint Bark...the perfect use for leftover candy canes!
Twas the night of Christmas and inside of the house, on the gingerbread cupcake, was spotted a mouse...
Persimmon Clementine Marmalade
Thai Chicken Salad. The perfect remedy for a holiday sugar coma.
Fuyu Persimmon Carpaccio with San Daniele Ham, Manchego, Pecans & Aged Balsamic
Fresh Dungeness crab to ring in the New Year that's made even sweeter by being cooked in beer.
St. Elmo's Cocktail Sauce-the cocktail sauce of champions.
Banana bites: Just one of the delicious ways I've discovered how to use up over-ripe bananas.
Gingerbread Cheesecake—dense and delicious.
Cheesy Rice Cake with Smoked Chicken & Sundried Tomatoes – A Christmas Leftover Idea
Roasted Red Pepper + Grilled Portobello + Smoked Salmon + Wasabi Mayo Spread = Sandwich. Also, homemade potato chips!
French 75 Cocktail
The Hallelujah Cocktail, a garnet-colored holiday drink perfect for a large gathering.
A delicious, warming glass of mulled wine with Japanese citrus (yuzu and mikan). You can also use Meyer lemon or lemon and clementine. Recipe published in Japan's Daily Yomiuri Newspaper on Christmas Eve!
Fresh Mint Tea is so easy to make and it works beautifully as either a hot or cold herbal tea.
A beautiful (and easy!) appetizer: clams oreganata.
Spiced Pineapple chutney, yet another recipe from a Michelin starred chef.
Homemade bibingka: Filipino Christmas rice cakes baked in banana leaves.
Light, fluffy, homemade vanilla marshmallows are perfect with hot chocolate.
Gingerbread men making
Gingerbread Waffles with Vanilla Cranberry Sauce
Seven layer cookies, an Italian classic.
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale & Pretzel Caramels!
Hot Buttered Rum Mix
Molecular Gastronomy at home : Nutella powder made with tapioca maltodextrin
Burnt Almond Cupcakes made from the leftovers of my attempt at making a Burnt Almond Cake.
Caramel Popcorn with Roasted Almonds
Cranberry-Almond Coconut Balls.
Italian anise pizzelles - a Christmas tradition.