total posts: 52
I introduce to you the Kobayashi Maki (& Uramaki) . . . and I nominate ME for the trailer trash sushi of the year award.
Boozy-lemon goodness . . . lemon drop sorbet.
Pears poached in red wine.
Check out this simple meatless lasagna.
A taste of summer in the dead of winter . . . blackberry ice cream on coffee-cocoa "soil" with Chambord cream
This avocado and moose dish was the second of five courses that I prepared for friends Saturday night.
Check out this seared scallop with beet-horseradish foam. Groovy foams are easier than you might think.
Tapioca & Red Rice Pudding With Cayenne-Spiced Mango & Papaya
Check out these lavender and Earl Grey home-molded chocolates.
Cheese Puffs (Gougeres) à la Michel Richard
This fig & balsamic vinegar home molded chocolate is one of four varieties of chocolates I made this holiday season.
This isn't derby pie . . . because I'd get sued if I called it that . . . so we'll call it chocolate chess pie.
This Winter Squash Medley Soup will warm your soul.
I wrapped up Octoberfest this weekend with a delicious pear kuchen.
Have you ever had "salsa" consomme? Probably not, because I think I made it up.
Cool of during these dog days of summer with blackberry ice cream topped with blackberry coulis.
Rock the Olympics with these steamed pork dumplings.
Relearning the Omelette--Classic French Omelette with Sautéed Fennel
Fire up the oven, it's pie season. This week is Peach, Blackberry, Ginger & Lemon pie.
Homemade crème-de-cassis . . . or at least I think that's what I'm making.
Check out these yellow doll melon granita and fresh red currant shooters.
Insalata caprese is the quintessential summer dish. It's in season . . . binge now, while you can!
Gazpacho . . . a perfectly refreshing seasonal treat.
Companion plants make a great soup--chilled squash soup with a corn and bean "salsa."
Simple Spring pleasures . . . sautÃ©ed pea shoots with garlic.
Have you ever had strawberry "ravioli"? Check out my first foray into molecular gastronomy.
Have you ever eaten moose? I did . . . last night . . . and it rocked! I'm happy to have more in my freezer, straight from the wilds of Alaska. Any recipe ideas for me?
Strawberry soufflÃ© with some booze thrown in for good measure . . . how could you go wrong?
A taste of the Caribbean . . . Rum & Coconut Cream Home-Molded Chocolates. Happy Mother's Day, Mom!
Winter's over . . . bring on the spring with this chilled asparagus and green garlic soup.
It's spring, so I've recommitted myself to healthy eating: dark chocolate covered raisins--the healthy candy!
The wedding favor prototypes continue . . . this time, home-molded Valhrona 70% with a caramel cream filling.
A frittata with ramps and Pecorino Romano makes a great Spring Sunday breakfast.
Valrhona & Lavender . . . a match made in heaven.