Family traditions led to an unusual name for a quick, easy-to-make Italian staple that crosses cultural boundaries.
Who likes ease and options? Our garden harvest of tomatoes led to this marinara, which incorporates ingredients from Leek and Spinach Stuffed Bread: leek, garlic, spinach and an Italilan-inspired blend of herbs and spices.
This recipe has been on my “to do” list for a year. It was a great way to close out my first year, because it debuted at a lovely celebration of another milestone: my stepdaughter’s college graduation.
For my eldest step-daughter’s graduation celebration dinner, she requested a Mexican cookout featuring her father’s grilled chicken. It became a festive occasion to build strong step-family bonds.
In search of salad sides for Cuban meals, I discovered a cabbage slaw with Cuban flair—a Mojo dressing with some added zest.
A classic Cuban dish infused with a marinade of garlic tempered by citrus and a hint of other seasonings—with a vegan option. Bonus? Two ingredient-dish.
On Mother’s Day my eldest step-daughter and I channeled our inner artists. You can, too. Take basic artisan bread dough and turn it into something beautiful and delicious! It is sure to add color and flair to any meal or hors d’oeuvre spread.
The secret to Creamy Tomato Soup, my vegetarian take on a classic, is fermentation. It tastes rich and is versatile enough to handle different types of toppings.
Biryani was my youngest step-daughter’s special request for her graduation celebration dinner, a consolation prize for not being able to walk in a graduation ceremony. It was a beautiful consolation.
Dill relish and a handful of fresh ingredients bring canned chicken to life for a quick meal that’s sure to be eaten up as quickly as its made.