Killer Orange Margarita

Killer Orange Margarita

  I was stunned. This recipe was sitting right there in front of me on a printed page — a page that is 26 years old — and it suggested something I never imagined. And it’s all so simple. I have made a zillion margaritas. Well, less than a zillion but lord knows more...
Orange Zabiglione

Orange Zabiglione

  A great dish has, of course, great flavor. But also interesting texture and smell and even a look. Presentation of a dish can make an enormous difference in its appreciation. This recipe is a clever idea using oranges for both flavor and presentation. Zabaglione is...
Avocado and Shrimp Terrine

Avocado and Shrimp Terrine

  During the holiday season, there can be discussions between the partners in a marriage over what to serve at their next dinner party. “Something chicken,” I began. “NO.” Suzen was shouting again. Low frustration level. It’s her, not me. “Cornish Game Hens with...
Hot Chocolate Options

Hot Chocolate Options

  There are many, many ways to make hot chocolate. I just posted two marvelous recipes earlier today from Fred Thompson and Linda Collister.  But in your portfolio of hot chocolate ideas, you need to consider these things.   What is the liquid I use? Your options...
Two Hot Chocolate Ideas

Two Hot Chocolate Ideas

We were plowed this morning, but it is still snowing and we are not going anywhere. Our “late White Christmas” across much of the country has people everywhere settled down for a day or two. Suzen and I and our daughter and our daughter-in-law and our...