Recipes

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Japanese cucumber salad is a crunchy, refreshing side that is the perfect accompaniment to spicy BBQ, grilled burgers, or fish...

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Cobia Provencal with Tomatoes, Basil and Capers

Cobia is a firm white fish that is buttery and has a mild flavor. This recipe for cobia Provencal with...

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Risi e Bisi

Risi e bisi , rice and peas, is a classic dish from Venice, and it has many variations. My variation...

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Mahogany Chicken Wings

Wings!!! Any way you cook them, chicken wings are a crowd pleaser. They are great to serve for a meal...

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Falafel

Falafel is a popular Middle Eastern “fast food” made of a mixture of chickpeas, fresh herbs, and spices that are...

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Pastelon, Puerto Rican Plantain Lasagna

Pastelon, Puerto Rican plantain lasagna, a Spanish creole recipe, is like Italian lasagna with plantains substituted for the lasagna noodles.

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Rosemary Grapefruit Drop

The rosemary grapefruit drop is a fresh citrus based cocktail with a subtle infusion of rosemary. The pale pink color...

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Shrimp Salad

Shrimp salad is such a classic. It is best when the ingredients are kept to a minimum and the sweet...

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Polliwog: Shell Macaroni with Meat Sauce

Polliwog, shell macaroni with meat sauce, is a hearty one pot meal. An easy, do ahead meal that pairs well...

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Americano and Americano Cocktail

Time for brunch and I have the perfect cocktail! The Americano and Americano is my interpretation of a popular cocktail...

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Every middle eastern country has its version of stuffed vegetables, like the stuffed zucchini boats, known as dolma. Grains,...

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Grilled Potato Salad

I was inspired by a recipe in Bon Appetit to make this warm grilled potato salad to serve with my...

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