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Wikipedia defines Rumaki as “an hors d'oeuvre of mock-Polynesian origin”. Now that's FUNNY!
Take a Sip Down Memory Lane: The Cocoanut Grove Signature Cocktail
This simple appetizer of Plantains and Caviar with Black Bean Puree was a signature dish from the iconic 80s Hollywood restaurant Trumps.
These unusual cookies are spiced with caraway seeds are are a specialty of Ecuador.
Choosing a good steak need not be worrisome!
Pan Seared Rib-Eye. Perfect every time. You can do it, because it's easy.
Chickpeas give this stew its wonderful texture, but its the spice combination of coriander, caraway and red pepper that warms your soul.
These poached eggs are not ON toast. They are IN it!
This is a delicious little shooter. In fact it tastes a bit a like an almond, cranberry and creamy oak Tootsie-Pop!
Tea and Toast a comforting combination along with some information on Ololong Tea.
This simple beet pasta is a real show stopper! Cooking Red To Remember World AIDS Day.
Cooking Red To Remember- World AIDS Day. Oysters with Red Mignonette.
The ubiquitous Green Bean Casserole– I won’t eat that. I won’t watch you eat that, and I certainly am not putting that mess on my lovely blog!
Chocolate Pumpkin Tart is an elegant version of Thanksgiving's iconic dessert.
These potatoes are bad boys. You are gonna love' em!
Holiday host gifts can make or break the party!
Mashed potatoes are a classic Thanksgiving side dish. I am giving you 2 versions today: Simple and Sumptuous!
This Carrot and Leek Tart would make a wonderfully non-traditional side dish this Thanksgiving.
Cranberries! It's Thanksgiving. You gotta have them!.Well, I got em two ways!
To me Sweet Potoatoes are a year around food. But at Thanksgiving they are a mandatory food! This version uses smoky chipotle with honey & lime.
Kimchi. You can make it at home. This video proves it!
Here is the perfect Sloe Gin Cocktail for all us Novemeber babies. The Scorpio... Happy Birthday to us!
These tiny little twice-baked truffled potato boats make an easy do ahead appetizer that really impresses!
Sunchokes: If You Can Pureé Em... You Can Soufflé Em!
Just in time for Halloween! Brussels Sprouts: The Horror Film. Oh, yeah, there is a recipe too.
Catfish reminds me of the Holidays. This simple pan-fried version is a little bit of nostalgia for me!
Call them shirred, coddled or en cocotte, but these eggs are baked & served with an updated, lighter version of a classic Hollandaise sauce.
Duck is no more difficult to roast than chicken. The trick is searing it on all sides. This recipe explores that method and pairs duck with sweet apples and honey.
This Turkey Pot Pie is warm & hearty with an unexpected bit of tartness from apples. Which are the perfect companion to the cheddar cheese.
This is an easy and elegant pate, served with maple glazed apples. It is so rich and creamy you would swear it was fois gras!
This is my apple week version of the classically sophisticated Manhattan. I use Calvados as an innovative partner to the traditional Bourbon.
These adorable mini-sized apples are perfect for my newly minted Pecan Stuffed Tempura Apples recipe.
Butternut Squash really comes to life when roasted. This soup takes advantage of that & takes it one step further with the addition of nutty wild rice and sweet apples.
The simple addition of applesauce makes this spice cake super moist!