My Napa Dining Notes: Brix, Bottega, Bouchon, Redd and more
chocolate covered graham cookies
Chabela Wedding Cake: baking my way through Like Water For Chocolate.
Indian flavored Sweet and Sour Bottle Gourd: a popular but unusual vegetable cooked with a hint of spice.
Cod marinated in basil, olive oil, garlic and served with roasted brussel sprouts
The Laughing Zombie is smarter and faster than your average tiki drink.
Penne with Sun-dried Tomato Pesto
Chicken Flautas "drowning" in a Roasted Tomatillo Broth!
Chicken in Lemon Cream Sauce with Penne
My twist to the Pflaumenkuchen, with some ricotta added to it as topping.A dusting of castor or vanilla sugar & drizzle of cream completes the magic!
Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze fantastic lemon zing that is "ridiculously delicious"!
Classic blackberry flaugnarde. A delicious and beautiful way to use up those summer berries.
A pictorial guide of a simple rice cooker recipe: Indian Vegetarian Rice Pilaf/Pilau!
Giada's Orzo Salad
a totally different, *amazing* twist on oreos... filling carved into cameos! (click thru to also see klausner's chex cross-stitching, toast embroidery...)
Homemade Claussen Knock-Off Pickles. No canning experience or special equipment necessary!
Farro with Pesto - super tasty & healthy
Grilled Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Portobella Caps - few ingredients, light, healthy, easy, and very low calorie. Perfect summer meal.
Pomegranita Raita: Spicy, Sweet, salty, tangy, crunchy, creamy, cool, and hot...all in one bite.
Some truffles come from the ground...these little knobs come from the heart. Balsamic Dark Chocolate Truffles
Thick, creamy, and rich. Nutella Gelato. (Recipe by Giada de Laurentiis)
Rigatoni with Sausage, Artichokes, and Asparagus
Fusilli with Spinach and Asiago Cheese. Simple and delicious - perfect for your weeknight dinner rotation!
Aam Ki Launji- A tangy green mango chutney with Jaggery, Nigellla seeds & other indian spices.Eat as much as you can coz its healthy.
[recipe] Indian-style Black Eyed Pea Rice.
Tuna tartare in black sesame seed cornets
Simple Bean Flautas with Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa!
Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze- If you like the fresh flavor of lemon then these are right up your alley. Step-by-step photos with recipe.
Beautiful Samoan roasted fish with coconut sauce.
Toulouse-Lautrec's recipe for pigeon with olives, stuffed with sausage... a delicious work of art (with a little help from D'Artagnan).
My first attempt at making this italian classic panna cotta.
Ricotta & Lemon Cake