I absolutely love it when you can get ripe tomatoes that smell wonderful and taste sweet. If you can, then this sauce is delicious over almost anything….including...

So many times I would visit a cafe or friends in the early evening when I lived in the south of France and would be served Brandade and a glass of wine....

  The following is one of my most treasured recipes that I included in Cuisine Nicoise: Sun-kissed Cooking from the French Riviera. I had never heard...

These tiny, almost impossibly perfect little Forelle pears are the kind I could only imagine in an Hironymous Bosch painting. They weigh almost nothing...

The other day my mother asked me, “Of all the things you cook, which one do you love the best?” I replied, “Dessert! All kinds. English...

My grandmother was in love with aspics and jellies. She made them into garden salads that jiggled. She made them into coral pink fish that you would eat...

I caught drift of a conversation in one of my cooking classes that fascinated me. One of my students was raving about the beautiful flower cookies she...

  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...

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 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...

Cooking with a French accent..