The Flavor Bible: the Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America’s Most Imaginative Chefs by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg is exactly what it claims to be: a “bible” and “guide.” It’s mean to be used as a tool: a kitchen spiritual … Continue reading Cookbook Review: The Flavor Bible
As it’s getting warmer and warmer in Maryland, our weekends are filling up with plans and activities. After a fun-filled yet busy weekend, I was craving something light and simple for dinner. I am absolutely in love with homemade dips, sauces, and soups (especially when I get to use my food processor or beloved blender). … Continue reading Easy Olive Tapenade
For Easter, I tried out a new deviled egg recipe to add a little pizzazz to the party. These beet-pickled deviled eggs from The Kitchn were so pretty, I had to try them! The ingredient list is relatively small (canned beets, ACV, pepper, salt, eggs, mustard, mayo, brown sugar, curry powder) and just like any … Continue reading Recipe Review: The Kitchn’s Beet-Pickled Deviled Eggs
I am happy to report that Easter went off without a hitch! No kitchen disasters, no grumpy guests. Good food and good company and lots and lots of eggs. I wanted to have as much done ahead of time as possible so I could enjoy the day with my guests. As far as I’m concerned, … Continue reading Easter Feast – Success in the Details
Easter fun, for adults.
I decided to make veggie pot pie for Easter as a vegetarian entrée because it’s pretty, I can prep it ahead of time and then just pop it in the oven when we start the appetizer course, and it’s a hearty dish that’s not another vegetarian lentil loaf (not that I don’t love me some … Continue reading I Tested Three Pie Dough Recipes So You Don’t Have To
Spring is here (finally!) in Maryland. All of our mystery bulbs are popping up in our new yard, a daffodil here, a crocus there, the weather is warming up, and my husband is busy planning and plotting our future vegetable garden. All this fresh air (ahem, rain) has made me really crave some leafy greens … Continue reading March Seasonal Recipe Roundup