Santa Barbara Red Rock Crab fresh from the sea.
Curried couscous care of Barefoot Bloggers- great for a Canada Day BBQ side dish!
Berry Shortcakes - a super fast and easy dessert, perfect for the Fourth of July!
Ina Garten's Lemon Chicken with Croutons...This combo is a match made in culinary heaven!
Warm pasta salad with crunchy raw cabbage, golden onions and peas. Simple, quick, and healthy to boot!
cooking seasonally - slow roasted new potatoes, tomatoes and paprika.
Snickerdoodle Cupcakes - childhood comfort food in a brand new package
Nectarine scones with nutmeg sugar can be formed and frozen ahead. When houseguests wake up, brush w/ cream and bake w/ almost no effort at all.
Lamb burger at Bastille, pickled onions, rooftop arugula, harissa aioli
Homemade Vanilla Wafers. So fresh and sweet, they might not make it into the banana pudding.
Cherry Apricot Clafouti (text and recipe in Bulgarian)
buttermilk chocolate cupcakes with vanilla bean buttercream
Reminiscing about a childhood camping trip prompted me to recreate this roasted garlic and goat cheese spread.
Alaskan Cod with Porcini and Chard Saute
Fresh from the oven - Rustic loaf.
Cornish game hens marinated in Mojo Criollo and then grilled to perfection
Fluffy pancakes with a crispy exterior
fresh summer salad...all you need is lime juice, salt, and fresh raw veggies
The Daring Bakers: Mini Bakewell Tarts
Butter Pecan Fudge ... sinfully delicious and crazysimple to make.
Smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel with Wasabi Creme Fraiche. A super-easy and very elegant appetizer!
Pecan Praline Caramel being poured over pecan, dark chocolate brownies that have been deliciously underdone. But wait, these are just the add-ins for PPCB Ice Cream....
Coconut Chicken Tenders with Honey Marmalade Dipping Sauce
Bourbon Currant Cookies - Pairing Bourbon (or other Whiskeys) with currants gives these cookies a uniquely mellow sweetness.
Homemade Fried Chicken... finger lickin' good!
Chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting and chocolate ganache!
Gluten Free Banana Walnut Muffins
My first attempt at cupcake decorating with Hello Cupcake.
Raw Kale Shiitake Salad
Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables with Creamy Feta Vinaigrette
These little muffins taste exactly like raised sugar doughnuts and they're incredibly easy to make. A batch can be whipped up in no time at all.
frozen yogurt made with strawberries from the farmers market macerated in rose water and honey with chocolate chips