This is such a quick summer dish. Use herbs that are ready for picking, which come perfectly paired with grilled chicken. You can use dried herbs for this dish, but the flavor will not be as intense as using the fresh...
One Saturday morning last month I conducted a cooking class for the winners of an auction at the Stars for Hope event back in January of this year. The auction item they bid for and won was a basket...
My mom used to make these potatoes often when I was growing up. I'm not quite sure where she got the recipe, but she used to read a lot of cookbooks and magazines to get ideas, and when a...
I love recipes that recycle and re-use foods that are beyond comfortable consumption but  just need to be broken down a bit in order to be perfectly good again. I think that's the case with blessed bread and all...
  Many visitors to Manhattan miss out on the great opportunity to visit nearby Hoboken, NJ.  I have done the same on past trips to The Big Apple, but my most recent trip afforded me the great pleasure and impetus...
What Julia Child taught me this winter....
On a recent trip to our local butcher, I inquired about the homemade merguez they always used to have on hand. He said they weren't making any more of it because folks weren't buying much of it, for some reason. I always thought...

A Spanish Iftar

My friends and I decided to get together for an Iftar (breaking of the fast dinner). We thought having a theme would be a great way to focus on the food, as well as make it easier to come...

Frittata al Tonno

What's so ironic about writing about food and testing recipes all day is that I find myself looking for quicker meals to make than I ever have before. I work two steps away from my kitchen, yet most days...

Lemon Tiramisu

A while ago I posted images of this recipe for Lemon Tiramisu, a twist on my Classic Tiramisu recipe, over on my Instagram account when I was preparing it for my monthly cooking classes at the UMMA Center. I don't...

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