This is my version of San Francisco’s Barbacco restaurant’s lunch staple, braised chicken thighs with green olives and almonds.
Shaved asparagus doubles as a salad and pasta sauce. Dig in!
French Silk Pie is a chocolate cream pie, but it’s really so much more than that.
“Fancy” can be simple. There’s no better proof of this than a Dutch Baby oven-baked pancake.
No one really enjoys munching on plain raw celery, do they? Try simple pickled lemon pepper celery, instead!
Whether you call it a Spanish empanada, an Indian samosa, an English pasty, or an American hand pie, they all have the same thing in common — they are vegetables or meat baked or fried in a dough.
With only a handful of very basic ingredients, you can make this luxurious Polish-style creamed cauliflower soup
As we await a vaccine to turn our lives back to normal, there are things we can do now to change how we feel. Cooking forces you to “be in the moment” and shut everything else out.
One of my favorite take-away lunch spots when I worked in downtown San Francisco offered a shaved fennel, apple and smoked whitefish salad. The salad works equally well with chicken or duck.
If there were ever a year to try something new for Thanksgiving (or any holiday meal), it’s 2020! I mean, what could go wrong?!