A couple of weeks ago, my 9-year-old son and I made a mud pie for my father-in-law’s birthday celebration. Hoping nothing too bizarre would be selected, I let my son choose the flavors. (This was risky because his favorite flavors are often florescent colors of the rainbow!) I was so happy — and relieved — […]
Kale has been one of the hippest, hottest, healthiest foods for a few years now. (Well, it’s been one of the healthiest foods since forever.) I love kale chips. Don’t most of us? I also love kale sautéed until it caramelizes. Yum! I didn’t, however, think I loved raw kale. At least, not until recently.
A bite of fresh fruit with Vanilla Bean Custard is the perfect finale for our dessert party! These tartlettes are beautiful and sweet, light and refreshing! There are a few “rules” to remember when making perfect fruit tarts . . . so I learned many moons ago while apprenticing at a fine French bakery. I […]
Welcome, everybody, to my first “Friday Flowers!” Flowers inspire me greatly — and different flowers make me think about different foods. “Friday Flowers” isn’t necessarily about adding floral items to what I’m cooking. Flowers often just make me think of different foods I want to eat or cook. For example Lavender makes me think of […]