Coconut Macadamia Madeline Brownies
Greet fall with a sweet, spicy muffin, even if it still feels like summer.
insanely creamy blackberry frozen yogurt, made from yogurt cheese.
Fig and Almond Tart
Perfect Pie Crust...that all. Just perfect.
Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting and Caramel Drizzle
A rich creamy chocolate ice cream with 2 kinds of alcohol for that sublime flavor.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chubbies. Sometimes a disaster can turn into a dream.
100 degrees in L.A. is too hot for frosting. Vanilla Cherry Cupcakes with powdered sugar.
Jam without a Recipe
Lobster mushroom, sweet corn and watercress risotto: a perfect way to wind down summer.
Unable to get to my favorite fast food restaurant I made these crispy, salty and slightly sweet buttermilk Walla Walla onion rings at home.
Vegetarian spring rolls with plum dipping sauce
Elk backstrap medallions quickly marinated in balsamic, olive oil, s&p, and garlic. Then grilled to barely rare over charcoal. Letting go of my cook's ego.
Roasted eggplant and pepper quesadillas with spicy tomato sauce.
Split pea & millet salad with lemon vinaigrette. Quick to throw together and filling enough as a meal.
Caprese skewers: an easy, colorful, summery, fancy-schmancy looking appetizer.
A savory yogurt based soup inspired by my dinner at Blue Hill. Topped with fresh corn and basil.
Homemade Sashimi Flowers, featuring our new Watanabe sashimi knife
Easy Chickpea Curry.
Summer fades, Mr. Softee trucks sit lonely, as now we crave foods for a seasonal detox.
Use leftovers creatively in these grain veggie burgers.
Freeform Tomato Tart with "Goat Cheese" and Fresh Basil (gluten-free)
Seafood Risotto - risotto infused with saffron, and finished with scallops, shrimp, tomato, and basil
Beef Carpaccio with Rocket Pesto and Parmesan Cream
Colorful (and healthy!) rainbow kabobs, just getting ready to hit the grill.
Recipe from a memoir - Madhur Jaffrey's Climbing the mango trees; a memoir of a childhood in India.
The best crab cakes I've ever had - Sarah's Cafe in Wiscasset, Maine
Homemade apple cider vinegar - a delicious byproduct of my attempts at hard apple cider.
Fresh Blueberry Sauce with Lemon and Cinnamon - perfect for pancakes!
Legend has it that Elvis Presley required his staff to make this rich banana nilla wafer pudding every night at Graceland!
Copy cat Panera Bread broccoli cheese soup - so close to the real thing, not sure I can tell the difference!