Throw away the Cauliflower

For dinner tonight we had Saffron Cauliflower with Parsley and Pasta and the MOST.AMAZING.MEATBALLS. Seriously amazing. My sister the chef would call these AMAZEBALLS. That amuses me. The cauliflower was steamed then tossed with the caramelized onions and saffron, then … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos – a la Jamie Shupak!

..and OF COURSE I forgot to take pictures of the fish. AGAIN. *sigh* Apologies. I gotta tell you though, Jamie’s fish taco recipe was a STELLAR one. And I only made ONE SINGLE substitution (I swapped out the Agave for … Continue reading

Cedar Plank Salmon ROCKS!

And of course I forgot to take photos of it. Apologies. My in-laws came over to play with babies today (and allow me time to play with my new chocolate temperer doohickey) and they brought over cedar planks and a … Continue reading

Eggplant Rollatini…aka Cooking for an army

How do people cook dainty meals? Meals so light and and…and like there’s a wisp of food on the plate? A teeny little morsel to savor for an instant? *sigh* I, alas, am not capable of such things. In fact … Continue reading

Braised Chicken w Capers and Parsley *swoon*

Dinner tonight: Braised Chicken w Capers and Parsley a la Bon Appetit. I served it over Birthday Pasta – that’s what I call Homemade Pasta made in the Thomas Keller style = extra egg yolks.  (He uses milk in his … Continue reading