Oysters Part 3- Sauces and Garnishes
How to make Oyster Sauces and Garnishes; homemade cocktail sauce, mignonette, and freshly grated horseradish
Oysters Part 2- How to Buy, Clean, and Open Raw Oysters
How to open oysters at home, with tips on buying, cleaning, and storing raw oysters.
Grilled Flatbread with Figs, Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Arugula
Flatbread with Figs and Prosciutto
Wild Mushrooms with Polenta, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese
Spring has sprung in Southern California! In one week we’ve gone from rain and chill to sunshine and 90 degrees. It was quite a shock to the system and I suddenly find myself craving lighter food, salads filled with fresh vegetables and meatless meals.…
Three Olive Tapenade Plus How to Roast a Pepper
How to Make Olive Tapenade and how to roast a bell pepper
Hand Cut Pasta with Maitake Mushrooms and Squash Blossoms
Last week I was given some Maitake mushrooms, also called Hen of the Woods mushrooms, and immediately started thinking up dishes where I could showcase their earthy goodness. Sometimes simple preparations are best; good sweet butter, fresh herbs, homemade pasta all…
Red Curry Shrimp Skewers
December 1st is World Aids Day. Every year, I get out my red ribbon pin, and put it on in acknowledgment and remembrance. But in reality, I remember every single day. I have watched people I love die slowly from this horrible…
How to Make Fresh Ricotta Cheese plus an Easy Pasta Recipe
How to make fresh ricotta cheese plus a recipe for an easy Pasta With Marinara and Fresh Ricotta.