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Manchego and Pimentón Potatoes Au Gratin

What a Beautiful Combination of Flavors! Well folks, this will be my last post for a couple of weeks. I’m in the midst of a big move and won’t be doing much cooking. After 40+ years of living in Florida, I’ve decided to move to Pennsylvania, where I’ll get to experience all 4 seasons again. […]

Black Rice Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

Feta, Nigella Seeds, Pomegranate Juice and Arils Combine for a Unique and Delicious Take on Stuffed Tomatoes. I’ve been singing the praises of black rice for awhile now. I love its chewy texture and flavor. Plus, the deep purple color is so beautiful when it’s cooked. I find it irresistible in salads and mixed with […]

Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

This is So Much More Than Can Be Described in a Simple Title. This dip, known as Muhammara, is said to have originated in Aleppo, Syria, but is now ubiquitous in many Middle Eastern communities. Roasted red bell peppers, walnuts, bread crumbs, pomegranate molasses, Aleppo pepper, cumin and olive oil are combined into what is […]

Baked Black Lime Fries with Smoky Tomato Aioli

Oven Baked Black Lime Fries with Smoky Tomato Aioli

Is There Anything Better than a Crispy Potato Dunked in Something Delicious? Thick and crisp oven baked fries are a thing of beauty. I really don’t think of them as fries, per se. They’re bigger, so there’s more creamy inside of the potato and by tossing them in a couple teaspoons of rice flour, olive […]

Crushed Potatoes with Roasted Tomatoes and Pistachios

Crushed Potatoes with Roasted Tomatoes and Pistachios

A Pungent Dressing Tops These Beauties. There are more ways to cook potatoes than I can count and I’m fond of most all of them. But as I was deciding what to do with a bag of baby potatoes, which I knew I wanted to somehow combine with tomatoes, I came up with this recipe.  […]