Recipes

The Bee’s Knee’s

The Bee’s Knee's Prohibition era cocktail features gin, lemon juice and honey. This refreshing gin sour summer cocktail is cool...

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Flourless Chocolate Mini Cakes

Do you love little bite sized mini cakes as much as I do? These flourless chocolate mini cakes check off...

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Lemon Dijon Chicken and Orzo Salad

Lemon, Dijon chicken, and orzo salad is the perfect main for a hot summer night. The ingredients can be prepared...

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Old Florida Mockingbird

The Old Florida Mockingbird, a mixture of dark rum, honey and cardamon syrup stirred gently together and poured into an...

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Spanish Tortilla

Tapas are usually served as appetizers in bars and cafes across Spain. Spanish tortilla, a popular tapa made with eggs,...

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Grilled Octopus

My first introduction to octopus, octopus that was full flavored, not too chewy, and actually appealed to me, was in...

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Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

It's summer so let's make oatmeal cookie ice cream sandwiches. Maybe dip it in a little chocolate ganache because what...

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Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a cold Spanish soup made of raw finely chopped vegetables. This cool and refreshing soup can be served...

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Lemon Blueberry and Almond Teacakes

Got blueberries? These lemon, blueberry and almond teacakes from Ottolenghi, "Sweet," fulfill my longing for a small tender cake with...

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Whipped Ricotta with Honey

If you are looking for another quick and easy recipe to add to your summer appetizer repertoire, you are in...

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Southwest Style Cobb Salad

The ever popular Los Angeles born Cobb salad has a new look and a new taste. The southwest style Cobb...

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Summer Slaw with Sweet Peaches and Candied Cashews

This recipe for summer slaw is a take on Ottolenghi’s Winter Slaw recipe in his cookbook, “Plenty.” I have kept...

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