Once a recipe from a cookbook evolves this much from the original and becomes its own wonderful, unique thing, it’s time to document.
The smoked salmon pita with avocado-dill spread is the essence of summer, whether at a picnic or a ladies’ luncheon.
Avocado-dill spread is a super-simple, creamy, tangy condiment that stands up to spicy food and holds its own. In other words, it’s a keeper!
A mountaintop picnic in Colorado’s Pike National Forest sparkled with nature and pineapple mimosas.
Beyond Banana Bread: Is it for breakfast? Yes. Is it dessert? Yes. Is it an afternoon snack or the reason to take a coffee break? Yes. Is it a replacement for lunch sometimes because you had a slice every time you walked through the kitchen? Yes, yes and yes. It’s that good.
Bruschetta is so simple, so summery, so garlicky-good. Ripe red tomatoes meet their life partner in soft green basil, with garlic and oil to seal their commitment.
Crab Louie is a perfect summer salad, but you don’t have to stop at crab – other seafood like plank-grilled salmon or shrimp are just as good.
We took a walk on the wild side and used blacked fish on nachos. Here’s how it went down … it’s not a recipe as much as a set of loose guidelines, kinda like jazz is.
A Jazz-Fest inspired recipe: to soothe our lonesome-for-NOLA feelings, I made a Muffuletta Pasta Salad.
Burgers are classic comfort food, a warm and satisfying heartland-conjuring entree you can eat with your hands, accompanied by sides you can also grab and gobble. We’ve perfected our recipe in a dozen years of cooking together.
Hollandaise is a perfect little creation, a bright, tart and smooth sauce that transforms whatever it tops.
What to do with leftover seafood boil yumminess? How about an omelet? It makes a perfect brunch.
A seafood boil is a communal experience, something you eat with your hands, get all over your face and don’t regret a messy morsel of.
Slightly sweet with just a hint of heat, this tart cranberry relish is the perfect complement to rich holiday food.
Savory, flavorful and redolent with tradition, this dressing is always at the top of the family request list. Even so, it took almost 30 years to accurately document the recipe.