Don’t you love a recipe that’s so simple? And you can make it ahead of time to serve big groups—or just to have enough in your fridge to get you through a cold snap. Mulled Apple Cider Wine is so fragrant that it’ll leave your whole home in the perfect state for a big party, […]
A Family Recipe Here you can see the handwritten recipe card shared by my aunt so that I could bring these cookies into your life! Many regions around the world have their own version of these moon cookies, and my Mom’s family roots are in Hungary, so I’m calling these Hungarian Moon Cookies. But maybe […]
Soul-Warming Decadence This recipe is from the Flavors cookbook, and the real secret is–butter and cream! This dish is so rich and creamy that I definitely wouldn’t recommend it more than a couple of times a year! It’s the perfect complement to your holiday feast, and a great spoonful of comfort if you need a […]
A Texan Tradition Two Texan girls in the kitchen means the best kind of trouble is coming your way! When I met Marta Sanders, I was immediately drawn to her. She knocked me out with an amazing performance in a very impressive venue for the Cabaret Convention earlier in the year. When I found out […]
A Learned Love for the Wild My appreciation for wild (and cultivated exotic) mushrooms really sprang up when I met John Gottfriend nearly forty years ago. A specialty-mushroom dealer in New York City and a founder of The Gourmet Garage, he introduced me to porcini, morels, chantrelles, and shiitakes, not to mention lobster mushrooms, chicken-of-the-woods […]
Spaghetti alle Vongole It’s not just fun to say! This pasta dish is fun to eat with friends and family–like the Italians love to do! Celebrate the flavors of the ocean with this easy and addictive version of some popular seaside fare. Learn from the Best! You don’t need to be a renowned chef to […]
The Perfect Paillards = The Perfect Lunch! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve enjoyed the Chicken Paillards at Freds. It truly is the perfect lunch for any season! It’s packed with flavors from the herbs, it’s not too hot or cold, and it’s got lean protein that will fill you up without making […]
A Rustic Finish I love a good crisp! It’s such a homey dessert that’s simple to make! You don’t have to be a pastry chef to put it all together, and what’s even better is that you can change up the fruit depending on the season. We’re in peak Blueberry season right now and get […]
A Very Berry Fourth of July to You All! What’s better than a Strawberry Shortcake? A Three-Berry Shortcake! I’ve adapted this recipe from The New York Times, to please a crowd and add some blueberries and raspberries for a festive Fourth of July! Any extra shortcakes may be frozen and simply warmed before serving. […]
The keys to this recipe are in the mixing and cooking–you must keep a close eye on both.
Whether you celebrate Passover or not, this is a great and easy recipe for creating indulgent cookies with a lot of flavor and texture that don’t require a lot of time or ingredients!