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 […]

Rice Salad with Roasted Lemons

Rice Salad with Roasted Lemons

I Don’t Think I Could Love This More.  I love a good rice salad. And by good, I mean one that’s loaded with flavor and full of interesting ingredients. For this one I sliced up a lemon, drizzled it with a small amount of olive oil and roasted it in a hot oven. I love […]

Pork Noodle Bowl with Umami Sauce

Pork Noodle Bowl with Umami Sauce

Now Here is a Bowl of Noodles I Fully Support. Kenji Lopez is a favorite of mine and I came upon a recipe for his take on XO sauce in his new cookbook The Wok*. He calls it Umami Sauce because it doesn’t have the requisite dried scallops and shrimps, called for in typical XO […]

Chilean Sea Bass with Orange Béarnaise Sauce

Chilean Sea Bass with Orange Béarnaise Sauce

In My Book, Fish Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This. Chilean sea bass is a remarkably delicious fish. I’m so happy to now be able to purchase it sustainably sourced as I had stopped buying it for years because it has been over fished. When deciding what to do with it, I couldn’t get the […]

Cornbread and Chipotle Panzanella

Cornbread and Chipotle Panzanella

Leftover Cornbread Makes a Great Bread Salad. I had a big slab of leftover cornbread and was in the mood for panzanella, so why not? I knew I needed to treat the cornbread differently than I normally treat the bread in my classic panzanella because it is so crumbly. I cut it into cubes and […]

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 […]

Fried Coconut and Chili Flatbreads

Fried Coconut Chili Flatbread

Fried Bread Laced with Coconut, Chilies, and Shallots is a Very Good Thing. I love all kinds of flatbreads and have made many different versions. This time around I wanted one made with dried unsweetened coconut, green chiles and shallots. And I wanted it to be a fairly puffy, so I knew I needed to […]