Vermouth Whole Roasted Onions Recipe

Whole Roasted Onions -- When you slow roast whole onions, they turn from raw, firm and sharp, to sweet, soft, and aromatic.

When you slow roast whole onions, they turn from raw, firm and sharp to sweet, soft, and aromatic.  It’s day 8 in the hospital for my dad, in the ICU.  Hence my absence since the Greek Lasagna, when I told you he was just wheeled into surgery. Since I’m filling you in on this, you should know that my dad is a guy who, … [Read more...]

Rosemary Honey Turkey Meatball Recipe


These are the perfect bite-sized hors d'oeuvre for a cocktail party! Sweet, savory and oh-s0-delicious!Good things come in small packages.  That's what I've always been told, and that's what my kids will always be told, too.  (I'm 5-feet, 1-3/4-inches on my tippy-toes.)Coincidentally, I love small plates and … [Read more...]

Best Vegetarian Enchilada Recipe Ever!

Best Vegetarian Enchilada Ever |

I'm home!  Did you notice I snuck out during the dessert party?We went NYC and Woodstock -- sometime between the Salted Caramel Chocolates and the Double Chocolate Almond Spice Cookies.We had a fantastic vacation -- I can't wait to tell you all about it next week!For now though, I'm happy to share this … [Read more...]

How To Roast Garlic


We just got home from a delightful weekend visiting my brother in Santa Cruz.  One of the things I love about driving up north is passing through Gilroy and other California farm towns.  When you open your windows in Gilroy, the strong, wonderful scent of garlic is in the air, and there are signs for fresh-picked … [Read more...]