Tag Archive: cooking

Cherry clafoutis

Cherry clafoutis. I guess it was good.

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  Thai-style iced tea. Vanilla bean and star anise simple sugar, black tea, heavy whipping cream and sweetened condensed milk make a super refreshing summer treat. Recipe compliments of Bon Appetit magazine.

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Have excess arugula? Don’t fear. Try out SilverPen’s quinoa and arugula recipe (image included in this post). In my variation I used: arugula, tri-color quinoa, yellow onion, cherry tomatoes, French feta cheese, lemon… Continue reading

Irish Soda Bread

Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by baking 3 loaves of Irish soda bread using Barefoot Contessa’s recipe. By the way, the trick to kneading without a mess or skewing the flour to liquid ratio is to rub… Continue reading

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Quinoa, veggie and spicy poultry sausage stuffed peppers. Parboil gutted bell peppers. Sauté finely chopped onions, mushrooms, green peppers and carrots. Stir in pepper, garlic and red pepper flakes. Combine sausage and cook.… Continue reading

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Tuscan dinner. Tuna topped with a sauteed tomato, basil, yellow onion garlic and parsley sauce, and grilled radicchio and cannellini bean salad. 

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Grilled tomato soup. Heirloom and roma tomatoes, sweet onions, garlic, basil, butter, heavy cream, olive oil, S&P, chicken stock, parmesan cheese. Grill halved and gutted tomatoes, onions and garlic until carmelized. Transfer to… Continue reading

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Sometimes exploring is about revisiting your tried and true favorites all at once. Expressing gratitude toward experience. Beef, gnocchi and veggie medley. How often do you combine all of your favorite foods onto… Continue reading

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Zesty garlic marinated beef sirloin from Wegmans – additionally rubbed in crushed red and black peppercorns, seared and baked. Tumbled butternut squash + yams – par-boiled, baked and pan-fried in clarified butter and… Continue reading

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Mediterranean dinner. Spicy hummus; food-processorized chick peas, tahini paste, olive oil, lemon juice, jalapeno peppers, cumin, coriander. Lebanese yogurt and feta cheese dip; blenderized greek yogurt and feta cheese, garnished with olive oil… Continue reading