I’ve recently become a convert to a simple guacamole. After eight years of trying to turn my kids into guac lovers, I finally got it right.
I’m of the persuasion that you don’t mess with the Thanksgiving menu. Guests at my holiday table will never be served a curry turkey or Sichuan green beans.
I like to make this turkey stock ahead of time and freeze it. It’s a wonderful addition to so many holiday recipes and it makes your kitchen smell like Thanksgiving afternoon—don’t blame me if you’re suddenly craving mashed potatoes and gravy. Val’s Turkey Stock 2 pounds turkey drumsticks (about 3 drumsticks) 2 1/2 pounds turkey […]
Apple season is here. These muffins are a great way to uses ’em if you got ’em. And since they are made with whole-wheat flour and fresh apples, it’s a healthier (and tastier) muffin.
Since I have been harvesting Black Mission Figs for the last week, I thought I would share this fig and prosciutto appetizer recipe. It only has a few ingredients, is simple to prepare, and yet has a very elegant (almost decadent) flavor. These bite-sized morsels are great passed on a tray, or you can serve them with beautiful greens and herbs to make a lovely fall salad.
Today is the first day of fall! In preparation, I made a big batch of lentil soup this morning so we could just heat it up whenever we’re ready to eat. For me, nothing says “fall” quite like a hearty bowl of soup. It seems strange to me that this is the first day of fall.
Nothing perfumes my kitchen more than a beautiful spiced pumpkin bread baking in the oven. With fragrant cinnamon and ginger, this bread just feels like fall to me. Here is my twist on this seasonal bread that your whole family will love. I love to add coconut flakes and golden raisins which combine to give […]
The season is here for Spiny tailed lobster! These local lobsters are absolutely worth every ounce of effort. The tasty and tender meat is a reward. Kim and I served our spiny tailed lobsters with a lobster saffron broth (recipe below) and homemade ricotta gnocchi for Donald Link. An alternate, and albeit easier preparation, would […]
These roasted pumpkin seeds made with coconut oil are delicious; crunchy and salty with a hint of sweetness.