Almond Coconut Tart Crust...

Grain-free, gluten-free, and almost like a cookie, here is a basic tart crust recipe that...   Read More

Blue Corn Muffins|Enchant...

Red or green? When you travel to New Mexico it’s all about the chiles. Just in Time for...   Read More

Braised Chicken with Cash...

Braised chicken with gravy. Just the mention might conjure up happy memories of a family d...   Read More

Citrus Sand Tart Christma...

A Christmas cookie called Sand Tarts has been in my family tradition for decades. A thin,...   Read More

Cornbread Cranberry Dress...

Contemplating my holiday menu, I thought about many friends who have adopted a gluten-fre...   Read More

Dutch Babies | Easy Oven...

A cross between a pancake, popover and soufflé, Dutch Babies are an easy breakfast treat...   Read More

Fig and Goat Cheese Crost...

With fresh figs at the market and friends in for dinner three nights this past week, I ass...   Read More

Gluten-Free Cornbread wit...

With cornbread baking, the aroma wafting from the kitchen was wonderful. Who can resist a...   Read More

Golden French Onion Soup...

A steaming bowl of French onion soup topped with melted Gruyere cheese – classic comfort...   Read More

Green Beans Almondine

Since just about every body loves green beans, it’s fun to create new ways to serve...   Read More

Grilled Corn on the Cob w...

The crunch when you bite into golden kernels. An occasional squirt of corn juice when the...   Read More

Healthy Yogurt Hollandais...

Creamy, buttery, and as thick as mayonnaise, Hollandaise is a much-loved, classic French s...   Read More

Herbed Baby Dutch Potatoe...

Little golden orbs of buttery delight, that’s what I call Baby Dutch Potatoes. You eat t...   Read More

How to Make Clarified But...

While I cook mostly with olive oil and coconut oil, sometimes only butter will do. Someti...   Read More

Irish Soda Bread-Gluten F...

Baking Irish soda bread was the perfect opportunity to test a new gluten free flour called...   Read More

Italian Chicken Marsala

When I want to serve a special chicken dish that I know everyone will love, I make Chicken...   Read More

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes &#...

The Most Incredible Pancakes Pancakes may be standard breakfast fare, but made with Ricott...   Read More

Nectarine and Goat Cheese...

Nectarines are beautiful. My favorite of the stone fruits. Big burgundy baseballs of summe...   Read More

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies...

With Christmas right around the corner, I just had to bake cookies. It’s like an it...   Read More

Orange Almond Torte

With a delicate orange flavor and tender texture, this single layer orange almond torte is...   Read More

Pan Seared Halibut with M...

Go fish! Does anyone still play that card game? Anyway, for Valentine’s dinner, here is...   Read More

Parmesan Gougeres Cheese...

The irresistible French cheese puffs called gougeres (goo-zhare). They are great with a g...   Read More

Pearl Onions with Brown B...

Pearls. Lovely to wear and delicious to eat. That would be pearl onions. Petite when compa...   Read More

Perfect Cheesecake In the...

Cheesecake is pretty hard to resist. It’s simple, rich and creamy. Sometimes there is a...   Read More

Pistachio Crusted Roast S...

Constantly on the run, the first half of the year went by in a blink. With trips to Santa...   Read More

Quick Strawberry Muffins...

Roadside strawberry stands are a common site in Southern California during spring and earl...   Read More

Shrimp Scampi with Meyer...

Sweet Meyer Lemons With sweet, floral-fragranced Meyer lemons in season, here is a main di...   Read More

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoe...

There are some subjects in the world of cooking that elicit firm convictions about how som...   Read More

Steakhouse Roasted Mushro...

Mushrooms this good are often served alongside a thick, juicy steak at a fancy steakhouse...   Read More

Sweet Cherry Cake

Fresh cherries are one of the highlights of summer fruit, but beware their high-staining j...   Read More

Turkey Tetrazzini Cassero...

Turkey Tetrazzini is an American classic and a favorite dish to make with leftover Thanksg...   Read More

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie...

Packed with vegetables and beans, then topped with creamy mashed potatoes, don’t tell th...   Read More

White Chocolate Peppermin...

White chocolate, refreshing peppermint, cream cheese and whipped cream combine for a rich,...   Read More