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  • Beet Green and Parmesan Quiche

    Beet Green and Parmesan Quiche

    Many years ago, I made my first risotto. It was a delicious leek, cream, and parmesan risotto. The recipe called for “leeks, thinly sliced, white and pale green portions only.” I dutifully hacked off…

    April 14, 2016
  • Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Spinach

      Sometimes, the best way to get back into cooking and writing about cooking is to start at the beginning–with breakfast that is!When I was growing up, I went through a rather prolonged phase…

    November 2, 2012
  • Indian Omelette

      One of my favorite traditions growing up was my family’s weekly weekend brunches.  My dad would whip up whatever we felt like and we would sit around the table enjoying the food.  We’d…

    April 17, 2012
  • Challah

        Challah is one of my absolute favorite breads–and that is saying something as I am quite the carb lover.  I have many fond memories of buttering up slices of challah while sitting…

    September 27, 2011
  • Grilled Asparagus

    dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;"> The Lion bought me Ad Hod at Home for my birthday this past year.  It is a wonderful book by Thomas Keller, author of The French Laundry Cookbook, and Bouchon.  Keller is…

    May 27, 2011