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To Beet or not to…Beet

Yes… I know, so corny, but I couldn’t resist that title. So BEETS. Healthy, from the earth (under the earth) colorful, nutrient rich, RED or purple or golden or really pretty … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

No Tangerines Here

My friend Marti gave me a treasure for my birthday years ago — a Meyer Lemon tree. I have had years and years of successful crops of lemons! My husband Jay wishes … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Titanic failure… or success

My favorite course was the cold poached salmon with mousseline sauce.

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Meal of Titanic Proportions

On Saturday, April 18th… 103 years and 1 day after the RMS Titanic tragically sank after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage destined for New York City, I … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Big Easy

Heading home from another great trip to NOLA. I have seen several signs around town that say: “New Orleans, is the most foreign city in the United States”. I haven’t … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life > Lemongrass > meatballs

I love cooking with lemongrass… in all forms. I buy it fresh whenever I see it and I alway keep a “tube” of it in the fridge. Look in the … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rock Them Fellers

Improving on the mighty raw oyster… puhleeeese. Freshly shucked with a little splash of tabasco, it’s such an amazingly simple and sumptuous bite. From my title, you may know where … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 2 Comments