Appetizers

Stuffed Squash Blossoms with Ricotta and Chèvre

These Stuffed Squash Blossoms or "fritters" are filled with a light creamy herb and ricotta cheese based stuffing and fried...

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Cauliflower Pie

Molly Katzen's Moosewood cauliflower pie is a cheesy cauliflower quiche like mixture baked in a crust of crunchy, crisp, grated...

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Pissaladiere – French Tart with Onion Anchovies and...

This earthy, robust, french tart hails from the area of Provence, specifically Nice in southern France. I like to refer...

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Olive Surprises

Is it cocktail hour yet? How about a throwback this week to something retro that your mamma and your grandmother...

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Thanks to Ruth Reichl and the collection of recipes from the “Best of Gourmet,” for this simple and refreshing recipe...

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Hummus

I know what you’re thinking. Hummus? The ubiquitous hummus which seems to be present at every gathering for the last...

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Focaccia

My friend Deb is the best bread baker that I know. She makes bread baking easy for those of us...

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Lentil and Quinoa Cakes

These two readily available pantry items can be easily combined for a tasty, high plant protein treat to accompany fish,...

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Karen’s Fancy Savory Stuffed Eggs

According to Gayden Metcalfe and Charlotte Hays in their definitive guide to southern rituals, “Being Dead is No Excuse, The...

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Carrot and Ginger Soup

Hot or cold, this carrot and ginger soup garnished with toasted coconut can be served as a hearty appetizer or...

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White Bean and Artichoke Puree

One of our favorite restaurants in Covington is Del Porto. Husband and wife team David and Torre Salazzo create changing...

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Crawfish in Phyllo

It is springtime and crawfish season here in south Louisiana. What, crawfish are not available where you live? You can...

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