Lemons, Shoes, and Breathtaking Views

What a trip! Italy’s Amalfi Coast is as gorgeous in person as it appears in all those iconic pictures you’ve seen – sheer cliffs dotted with colorful structures right down to the sea below! I must have 50 pictures [...]

Lemons, Shoes, and Breathtaking Views2017-06-23T14:03:07+00:00

Homemade Ghee

Ghee – that clarified butter making the health rounds these days – can be a pricey proposition if you use it as much as I do. I’ve seen it range from $19.99 for 13 ounces on Amazon to $9.99 for [...]

Homemade Ghee2017-03-07T14:55:24+00:00

Broccolini with Pomegranate Seeds

Here's a bright and colorful and flavorful side dish that goes equally well with a slow-roasted beef tenderloin, a rack of lamb or a fillet of black cod. It's also a snap to make and looks great on a festive [...]

Broccolini with Pomegranate Seeds2017-02-27T20:06:59+00:00

Lamb, Zucchini & Tomatoes atop Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Lamb-haters - please don't stop reading! Use this versatile recipe as a general guide and skip the lamb! Substitute with bison, turkey, chicken or beef...and if you do, you should switch up the fresh herb used. For instance, with turkey [...]

Lamb, Zucchini & Tomatoes atop Roasted Spaghetti Squash2017-02-27T20:06:59+00:00

Cacio e Pepe

For a recipe with so few ingredients, there are many variations on the cooking method. Keep in mind that the quality of the ingredients is key to the final result. Splurge on true pecorino and freshly ground pepper! Here’s the [...]

Cacio e Pepe2017-02-27T20:07:00+00:00

Lemongrass “Martini”

One corner of our small raised bed garden is occupied with all things ‘lemon’ – lemongrass and lemon verbena. Both of these took off like gang-busters with our rainy, cool spring and hot, dry summer. What do to with all [...]

Lemongrass “Martini”2017-02-27T20:07:00+00:00