Recipes

American in Paris, a low alcohol cocktail

This low alcohol cocktail, American in Paris is cool and refreshing and perfect for day drinking. The aperol is a...

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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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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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Lentils with Roasted Eggplant and Tomatoes

This vegetarian lentil salad is best served as a main course at room temperature over a bed of fresh greens.

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Alfajores Cookie Recipe

Alfajores, a classic cookie from Argentina, combines two of my favorite ingredients, shortbread and creamy dulce de leche. I’m excited...

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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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Cajun Pork Roast

This spicy pork roast is a family favorite from Louisiana’s own Chef Paul Prudhomme. We are grateful to Chef Paul...

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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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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Maybe I should have named these “kitchen sink cookies.” As we enter the second and third month of quarantine, most...

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Perfect Manhattan

A Perfect Manhattan for a perfect spring evening!

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