July 2017

Summer Strudel


I'm finding a nice summer strudel to be the perfect dessert for a few reasons: It uses fresh fruit from your own bounty or your farmer's market. Once you open that phyllo dough, you'd better find a way to use it up fairly soon. We are currently without A/C and it is done in a relatively [...]

Summer Strudel 2017-07-25T21:48:47+00:00

Summer Lovin


If you know me at all you know I'm not "summer lovin".... except for the fresh produce! I do not like heat and/or humidity. I know; crazy for a chef. So, what do you make for dinner when you have no AC and it's flirting with 90°? Something quick! I went a bit crazy [...]

Summer Lovin 2017-07-20T15:55:47+00:00

May 2017

A Toast to Cinco de Mayo


Guacamole is probably high on the list of go-tos for any Cinco de Mayo celebration. But the avocado can be an everyday staple on any menu. For a light #deckdinner last evening I wielded my #leftoverachiever wand using a salted rye baguette from Wuollet Bakery and some leftover roasted chicken. I made a simple chicken [...]

A Toast to Cinco de Mayo 2017-05-03T13:22:19+00:00