Category: Cooking

Sugar Tomato and White Peach Chutney

I adore chutneys – and here is a quick one that is made with seasonal white peaches and sugar tomatoes. It comes together quickly, but for the flavors to really explode when served –...

Tuna Sashimi with Curry Oil Flash

  I saw this trick tableside at a restaurant in Las Vegas. So easy to do at home and SO delicious.   1/2 pound Ahi sliced into cubes 2 tablespoons Madras curry powder, toasted...

Bob’s Mole Style Stewed Chicken

2 dried Ancho chilies 3 dried New Mexico or Guajillo chilies, stemmed and seeded 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon anise seeds 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds 6 black peppercorns One...

Seared Chicken and Autumn Vegetables

This dish is bursting with the savory-sweet flavors of autumn. We’re searing chicken thighs and sautéing creamy purple top turnip and tender cabbage. Then we’re finishing them in a light pan sauce—or “jus”—made with...

Blue Apron

So I joined Blue Apron, after getting a glowing review from my friend Linda. Blue Apron describes itself like this: Blue Apron makes cooking fun and easy. We’ll provide you with all the ingredients...

(Cooking) Moonblush Tomato Pasta Sauce

This time of year, when our gardens are overflowing with tomatoes, nothing makes me happier than fresh tomato sauce. It is one of those old fashioned recipes that always delivers. And this overnight in...

(Cooking) The many faces of quinoa

I honestly have made this recipe for so long I can’t remember where I found it – and it changes every time I make it. Quinoa is one of those grains you can cook...

(Cooking) Oaxacan Chocolate Coffee

With the pumpkin spice craze poised to take over the culinary imagination of our coffee shops from now until November 1st, I’d like to present an alternative. My go to beverage is Oaxacan Chocolate...

(Cooking) Poke Ahi Bowl

Since our vacation to Hawaii last spring, I’ve been a bit obsessed over how to make the best Poke Ahi bowl. Poke Ahi is tuna, served raw in a marinade. It’s honestly super simple...

(Cooking) Cupcake Quiches

I just finished making these Cupcake Fritatas for brunch. Making them in the cupcake tins is a fast, quick way to pull off a recipe that in a saucepan takes more time and is less...