Sauces

Poached Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

June 29, 2013
Thumbnail image for Poached Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

Summer has arrived with a bang, seemingly overnight. There are “excessive heat warnings” all over Southern California this weekend with temperatures expected in the 100-110 range. If you’re still willing to cook, I’ve got the perfect meal for a warm night or a Sunday brunch served al fresco. And if you’ve never poached fish before, […]

Read the full article →

Slow Simmered Pork Ragú With Handkerchief Pasta

September 26, 2011
Thumbnail image for Slow Simmered Pork Ragú With Handkerchief Pasta

In Southern California summer starts early and ends late. Some people say we have no real “seasons” here, but that’s not really true. We have them, they’re just a little more muted than in other places. That, and we don’t have to suffer things like ice storms or 90% humidity, so really, I can’t complain. […]

Read the full article →

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

July 25, 2011
Thumbnail image for Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

It’s summer and most of the U.S. is swealtering under a blanket of record breaking heat. The last thing anyone wants to do is cook in a hot kitchen, right? Both my grandparents and my husband’s grandparents had outdoor canning kitchens and I think they had the right idea; get the heat out of the kitchen! This recipe is […]

Read the full article →