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  To prove my theory that many recipes need not be any more complicated than an intuitive pairing of ingredients, I am sharing my recent foray into making chive flower vinegar (pink vinegar that has a gentle taste of chives!) with you through the medium of a photo essay. No measurements. Just pictures....

I have to admit I was tempted to play with this recipe. I have made it for a long time and look forward to it when fresh strawberries are in the market....

I first saw these gorgeous little morsels in a pool of sunshine. They were bright orange and green and so tiny. I bit into one. Sweet and sour. I had...

Yesterday’s foray for Chinese food yielded this portrait in blue.   ...

I didn’t know the Shaker’s had a “cuisine” so learning a recipe from my friend Chef Stefan Ryll for Shaker Chicken was fun. The...

I went cookie-cutter mad the other day and ordered French inspired cookie cutters (I’m still waiting for the French poodle…). I decided to put...

This is a warm colorful soup to make this time of year with pumpkins. The “pumpkins” I found in the south of France didn’t quite look...

  Like the perfume of freshly squeezed orange juice or the whisps of flavor that float on the air when chicken soup is simmering, the smell of melting...

  Loved this thoughtful review from TheresasReviews.com, so I thought I would share. French Comfort Food – Book Review and Giveaway! Teaching history,...

Cooking with a French accent..