Lemon-Corneal Cakes with Torched Citrus Slices

Lemon-Corneal Cakes with Torched Citrus Slices

Ordinarily, I think of cornmeal for two reasons: lining a pan before baking and actually baking cornbread — either loaf or muffins. Here cornmeal is the essential ingredient in a lovely dessert. You don’t want to frost this cake. You want to garnish it with fruit and...
Roasted Pumpkin with Coriander: Comfort Food from Adam Liaw

Roasted Pumpkin with Coriander: Comfort Food from Adam Liaw

  Sometimes a picture tells you all you need to know. Deep, rich, and flavor packed, this dish is the epitome of comfort food. Roasted pumpkin can walk the line, seeming both savory and sweet. In this recipe, chili, garlic and fish sauce makes this recipe quite...
Croque-Monsieur Gourmand from Michel Roux Cheese

Croque-Monsieur Gourmand from Michel Roux Cheese

  Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, you ate a lot of grilled cheese sandwiches. They were all the same: two slices of Wonder Bread and one or two slices of Kraft cheese, depending on how rich your parents were. The only differentiation was whether your sandwich...
Cookbook Review: 500 Casseroles

Cookbook Review: 500 Casseroles

  I was browsing in a bookstore, a real bookstore and not online. And I found this book 500 Casseroles by Rebecca Baugniet. The publishers, Sellers Publishing, has an entire series of books in the 500 series. I’ve ordered a few and I’ll review them here. But,...