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
Yes, apple is present everywhere in this dish!
I always try to take the theme of these challenges to some place different … some place unexpected. I knew immediately it would be featured in a savory dish: (1) for the obvious reason that I’m not a dessert-maker and (2) I love the yin and yang of sweet and savory.
You might think at first glance that this is complicated or fancy, but it’s really very simple. Continue Reading
Salmon ceviche, watermelon and fresh corn are a delicious threesome, especially in summer. Depending on the portion and presentation, this dish can be served as a light meal, an appetizer (shown), or an amuse bouche/cocktail party item (shown below). 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