Recipes

Aioli with Lemon and Garlic

Aioli with lemon and garlic is like a garlic mayonnaise and is an emulsion of egg yolk and oil. This...

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Fried Rice with Shrimp and Pork

Fried rice with shrimp and pork or any kind of fried rice is considered to be one of the national...

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Pistachio, Carrot and Almond Cake

Pistachio carrot and almond cake is like a carrot cake but even better. It is gluten free and substitutes ground...

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Artichoke Balls

Every party in New Orleans in the 60's and 70's, especially our family parties, served artichoke balls as an appetizer....

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Bulgur with eggplant, tomato and yogurt sauce

This scrumptious bulgur wheat is seasoned with onions, garlic, tomato, and bold spices. The lemon and mint yogurt topping enhances...

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Spring Frittata with Asparagus, Mozzarella, Parmesan and Calendula

The delicate pale green tender asparagus spears are making their appearance in our gardens and at the market and are...

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Karen’s Fancy Savory Stuffed Eggs

Stuffed eggs are a staple in the south for just about any occasion. My friend Karen, would not describe herself...

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Chocolate Madeleines

Madeleines, either plain or chocolate madeleines, are small shell shaped French buttery sponge cakes. The French eat these petite cakes...

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Green Olive Tapenade

Tapenade originated in the Provence area of France. Green olive tapenade is an earthy olive paste that it great with...

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Chocolate Fudge Sauce

The chocolate fudge sauce at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan is renowned. In any given season, the hotel...

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Colombian Ajiaco Soup

Colombian ajiaco soup is a creamy, potato and chicken soup from Bogota. It is served with corn, capers, avocado and...

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Preserved Lemon Vodka Martini

This preserved lemon vodka martini could be compared to a dirty martini, however the saltiness comes from the pickled or...

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