I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need to leave my own kitchen and eat out to find new inspiration.
National sandwich month (USA) was in August, but I’m aiming for pear season, so I feel right on queue.
Things taste bolder when roasted. No, not coffee beans… Take colorful bell peppers for example.
With the simple swap of one ingredient you can visit the flavors of Sicily or the Middle East.
The first time I had battered, fried olives was about 20 years ago in Tivoli, Italy in a little restaurant off a twisty, windy street. I’ve since seen them pop up on a few restaurant appetizer menus.
Sometimes all you need to be deeply satisfied is home baked bread with added butter and jam given by a friend.
Decades ago, one of my go-to, fit-for-company dinners was baked chicken breasts stuffed with grated zucchini and carrot stuffing. An entrée and side dish in one, and a bit of a show piece, too.