Grilled Pork Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Plum Chutney
Making really good pizza at home is hard to do. But I always have much better luck with these little pizzettes.
14 versions of roast chicken over 5-yrs of this blog, there are many reasons for this, starting with – I like Lazy Roast Chicken
Simple Cheese Ravioli from the book Sicilia in Cucina, finished with balsamic & almonds, two ingredients common in Sicilian cooking
Tender, flaky, golden biscuits start with a few basic ingredients (flour, fat, and liquid). Additions are welcome, some would say expected.
These Pickled Spring Onions are a lesson in the value of holding on to the charms of spring.
Is there such a thing as 'Eggs in a Blanket'? Here they are served in a buckwheat pancake blanket sprinkled with cheese.
Mustard Marinated Wild Alaskan Salmon and Avocado Salad with Watercress, as delicious as it looks
Grapefruit Sabayon Cakes magically separate into a curd on the bottom, and lightest, fluffiest cake you can imagine on top
Tartufo looks light & refreshing, savory cocktail with a dark earthy secret
Spicy Alaskan Spot Prawns with Fried Basil
You can't screw up short ribs, you just can't. Cabernet Braised Short Ribs with Swiss Chard and Orecchiette
Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins with Black Sesame Bacon Brittle
Bacon Brittle, just in time for the holidays
Post Thanksgiving Brown Butter Tomato Soup, so good I could cry
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes, with a bold bite of mustard and endive, adds magic to holiday meals
Neeps & Tattie Cakes also known as Onion-Topped Rutabaga and Potato Cakes
Simply the best Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Chanterelle Bucatini alla Boscaiola, most simple default pasta dish using seasonal mushrooms
Carrot Coriander Soup made with fresh coriander, or cilantro, roots
Sea Scallops with Wilted Arugula, Corn, Shiitake Salad & Soy Ginger Vinaigrette, seared on the outside, succulent on the inside, scrumptious!
Grilled Cauliflower 'Steak' with green beans and a tomato salad
Really Ripe Figs in Spiced Red Wine Syrup
Curried Lamb Hash: Cooking for Pleasure
Alaskan King Crab Legs Poached in Clarified Butter
Grilled Brined Wild Alaskan Halibut, a few tried and tested tricks that will help make it delicious!
I just might ruffle a few feathers or perhaps I should say scrape a few scales the wrong way, but there's nothing wrong with frozen fish.
Prosciutto & Melon, and how-to-choose your perfect melon. It's sweet, it's salty and it is about as good as summer gets.
Cucumber Gimlet with Mint
Simple Roast Chicken. You'll start using a knife and fork, but finish with your fingers, because it's so good!
This Cool and Spicy Shrimp Cocktail is a Very Bad Boy!
Kale & Summer Squash Salad with Quinoa & Lemon
Soleto Trattoria & Pizza Bar's Sautéed Calamari with Anaheim Chilies and Marinated Tomatoes as made by me!
Highbrow/Lowbrow Apricot Zabaglione Ice Cream
The earthiness of walnuts & creaminess of grilled zucchini are set against the deep hues of purple basil in a luxurious summer salad.
The delicate flavors of fresh halibut and zucchini are wrapped in prosciutto for an elegant presentation. It's way easier than it looks.
It may look like the pesto you know & love, but this one has a secret. Green garlic & spring onions.
Sauteed Cherry Tomato Sauce
This sweet and sour Vietnamese style of pan-fried tofu is from Michael Natkin's cookbook Herbivoracious.
Cioppino ~ A flavorful fish stew in a slightly spicy tomato broth.
This "perfect scoop" of chocolate sorbet is so dark & complex, it tastes like really good dirt. I mean that in a really good way.
Bittersweet Memories: Chocolate-Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies
Mushroom Bruschetta with Taleggio, Fontina & Thyme. Creamy, earthy and addicting.
Creamy Lime Tart with a Shortbread Cookie Crust