The garlic, dill, olive oil, acidic juices from the pickles and the crunchy pickles themselves really taste great together on an airy, crisp crust with melted mozzarella. Continue reading Dill Pickle Pizza . . . Seriously!
Fresh Ancho Chiles from the Cooper Young Community Farmers Market, dried Arbol peppers, onions and garlic combined with some fresh summer tomatoes and ground chuck from the grocery for a tasty dinner. Continue reading No Bun Burgers with Ancho Chili Sauce
The mushrooms add plenty of rich braising fluid for the chicken as they cook. Heavy cream and Dijon mustard add another depth of flavor. Continue reading Braised Chicken Thighs in Mushroom Cream Sauce
After attempting this spicy eggplant and tomato dish several times, I finally found my favorite way to make this recipe at home. Continue reading The Secret to Better Baingan Bharta
To set the mood for our Bastille Day dinner we decorated our home with bleu-blanc-rouge flags and relied on Elizabeth David’s French Provincial Cooking for recipe inspiration. Continue reading Bastille Day Dinner Celebration
The visual success of this recipe depends on sourcing vegetables which can be sliced into similar-sizes and arranged into patterns. Roma tomatoes, Asian eggplant, and leeks can be found in diameters which approximate that of most zucchini. Continue reading Ratatouille Tart with Red Pepper Paste
Frozen puff pastry and rotisserie chicken make this recipe easy. Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie with Puff Pastry
The Collard Green Melt is a vegetarian interpretation of a Reuben Sandwich. Continue reading Recipe Reconstruction: Collard Green Melt
Dining at Alinea stimulates all of the senses (taste, touch, scent, sight, and sound) and explores elements of earth, wind, water and fire. Continue reading Beginning something new with Alinea
Chipotle tries too hard to be funny and finds a way to boost fiber intake in chips and salsa. Continue reading I Ate at Chipotle so You Don’t Have to . . .