Not a likely combination, I thought. I even had the nerve to say “I don’t think I’m going to like it” to my host when she made it. Boy, was I wrong! It was delicious and, 3 weeks later, I haven’t stopped thinking about it. Continue Reading
What’s comes to your mind when you think of meat and potatoes?
I bet most people would say a Sunday roast or, perhaps, a slow-cooked stew or meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Undoubtedly, beef would be the most popular answer — so I went with ham.
You won’t miss the potatoes. In fact, like me, you may even prefer it this way. Continue Reading
This is a great salad to carry to a party. Whether you carry it out or wow guests at home, it really is a ‘must try’.
I associate compote with my maternal grandmother. It’s not that I have a specific recollection of her making it for me…but, somehow, when I think of compote I think of her, so there must be a connection somwewhere in the recesses of my childhood memories.
I think she would approve of my recipe. Continue Reading
A little truffle salt and it’s good enough to pair with wine…I did! Continue Reading
First, I’m going to tell you what this dish is not…it is not difficult to make, it’s not time-consuming, it doesn’t require any special expertise or technique and, except for the fish, it’s not expensive.
But, it is multi-layered in bold flavors, it’s colorful on the plate — and 2/3 of it can be repurposed the next day for an equally delicious dish.