Don’t get me wrong. At 5 o’clock I was still convinced we were having a leftover night. We had plenty of leftovers to deal with, all good ones. All I had to do was get off the couch where I was comfortably settled with my new quilting project, head to the kitchen and reheat a […]
LAST SEEN IN MY KITCHEN ...
If you ever cooked a large hunk of meat, say, pot roast, picnic pork, leg of lamb, the abominable Thanksgiving turkey, or chicken, you probably have experienced the big feast aftermath syndrome. Doesn’t ring the bell? Well… you cook that beautiful cut of meat, you feed everyone until their are full to the brim, and then… and then […]
Summer is here. Suddenly we notice the change in our taste — we crave lighter dishes, we see more vegetables in our fridge and on our plate, we sip iced drinks, and I don’t know about you, but I am just not in the mood for elaborate dinner cooking marathons. Summer laziness sets in. To […]
Bagels are one of my most favorite things to eat. They are so versatile, so forgiving; they go with anything — from smoked white fish to jam — and never complain. You can eat them by themselves just fine or slather with butter or cream cheese, and you’ve got yourself a meal. New York style […]
There is nothing to discuss here, really. I love asparagus. I love pesto. I love pasta. My initially intended dinner wasn’t ready in time, so here is a quickly whipped asparagus pesto to save the day. Served with spaghetti as an emergency dinner option, but that’s not the only use, as you may guess: chicken, […]
I don’t remember how this recipe came about, all I know is that ever since I was introduced to it at around age fifteen, it was a hit every time it was served at our parties. The reason for this success is a powerful combination of rich yet refreshing flavor and moist, smooth and feathery physique. For my American friends […]
A quick post today, a tribute to a great chef and a great movie that connected through food. I encountered this recipe some time after I saw Pixar’s movie Ratatouille. Naturally, there was a lot of interested in the dish due to the movie’s success, so the recipe was published by several independent sources, The New […]