Potato Galette with Tomatoes and Oranges

Potato Galette with Tomatoes and Oranges

Potatoes, Crème Fraîche, Tomatoes, and Oranges Encased in a Buttery Crust – Sound Good to You? I was in the mood for a savory galette. And I had a day where I could spend time in the kitchen putting it together without any other pressing matters on the agenda. There are those days where you […]

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 […]

Purée of Beets with Roasted Carrots and Dukkah (Duqqa)

Puree of Beets with Roasted Carrots and Dukkah

A Glorious Combination of Color, Texture, and Flavors. Well, there are a few things going on here that warrant an explanation. I’ll start with the dukkah first. It’s an Egyptian nut, seed, and herb blend that’s been around a very long time. It’s used as a dip for flatbreads, amongst other things. I love it […]

2-Way Cabbage Salad

2-Way Cabbage Salad

Roasted and Raw Cabbage in a Salad? Oh, Yeah. And It’s a Beauty. Now, this is a noteworthy salad. I ran into a recipe from Ixta Belfrage for a salad in which Napa cabbage was used and part of it was roasted.  While I loved the idea, I went in a completely different direction for […]

Lump Crabmeat, Fennel, and Grapefruit Salad

Lump Crabmeat, Fennel, and Grapefruit Salad

Here’s an Exciting and Unusual Crab Salad for Dinner Tonight. Good crabmeat is one of those delicacies of which I think the less you mess with it, the better it is. It’s so inherently sweet and full of flavor, I try to only enhance it a little. This salad is a prime example of my […]