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Recipe for Vanilla Loaf Cake and photos of my kitchen renovation.
Radiatori with Roasted Peppers and Eggplant - a great way to use my fresh garden produce!
Galettes, or free-form tarts, filled with sweet summer fruits and berries.
Tilapia with Tarragon Pistou; a recipe from Serious Eat's French in a Flash.
Grilled Pork Chops with Peach-Blue Cheese Salad and Pine Nuts
Fresh Cherry Salsa with Balsamic Vinegar and Basil - a great accompaniment to pork, fish, and chicken.
Grilled, sweet peaches, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and filled with Prosciutto and basil.
Black Bean Salad with corn, sweet bell peppers and avocados.
A cocoa tart crust filled with mascarpone cheese, white chocolate and heavy cream, and topped with fresh raspberries.
My favorite POTATO CAKES filled with mashed potatoes, Parmesan and chives.
A beautiful Pistachio Yeast Bread that's also delicious. Recipe from James Beard.
My favorite tuna salad recipe.
A French Rhubarb Tart recipe with ground almonds.
Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella made on the outdoor grill.
Buttery, thinly rolled, vanilla bean cookies.
Delicious, salty Olive Butter to spread on warm-from-the-oven baguettes
A great way to start the morning... Apple-Buttermilk Muffins with Walnuts
Lentil soup with red peppers, tomatoes and arborio rice
Pear Tarts with Caramel Sauce - make these and dream of Paris.
Pear Tarts with Caramel Sauce - bake these and dream of Paris
An Orange Cake layered with a fresh orange filling and iced with a white, fluffy meringue. A cake worthy of a celebration.
Spicy chicken salad to eat along with warmed tortillas
Individual strawberry shortcakes made from sweet, flaky scones, vanilla whipped heavy cream and strawberries, of course.
Individual strawberry shortcakes made with sweet, flaky scones, vanilla whipped heavy cream and strawberries, of course.
An easy, Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup topped with tabasco-flavored whipped, heavy cream
A roasted red pepper and tomato soup, topped with a frothy, tabasco whipped cream
Salmon Burgers with a spicy Ginger-Mustard Mayonnaise
A Classic Cookie - Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip
Brie and sautéed pears, a balsamic reduction and walnuts.
Nancy Silverton's recipe for ginger scones, tweaked a bit with the addition of chocolate. It's a great combination!
Roasted Red Peppers and Black Beans combined with a Lemony Vinaigrette
A savory tart of Bacon, Spinach and Roasted Red Peppers
Cashew and White Chocolate Cookies
Cherry Tomato Focaccia with Garlic and Basil