Butter-Yogurt Biscuits from Biscuit Bliss

Suzi posted these pictures a couple of days ago and people are clamoring for the recipe. So, I’m posting it. Now, finally. With the virus, I know we are all at home with all of this time on our hands, but do you find it hard to actually do stuff? I must admit,...

TBT Recipe: Spring Green Tart from Tart It Up by Eric Lanlard

I just posted a TBT review of Tart It Up! by Eric Lanlard. Eric's tarts are perfect foods for these difficult times. They are wonderfully satisfying on the day you make them and the leftovers are something to look forward to. Tarts can come sweet or savory. Here is a...

TBT Cookbook Review: Tart It Up!

In these days of being locked down at home, cooking chores can weigh on us all. One key trick is to make dishes that give you leftovers you really want to eat. Like a tart with a wonderful crust and a yummy filling. A tart for your main course or a tart for dessert....

Raspberry Tart with a Pistachio Crust

    This delightful tart was our Easter dessert. It features a pistachio crust that you will find wondrous — something you will want to use over and over again. Inside goes a rich vanilla pastry cream topped with spring fresh raspberries. This dessert is rich and...

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Cookbook Review: Mob Veggie

Ben Lebus has food in his blood. He grew up with a father who ran an Italian restaurant and learned cooking early in his life with intensity. In college, Ben saw firsthand the challenges college...

Lemonata from Tel Aviv

It is the warmest January in 141 years. I’m not running around in shorts, yet, but I do look longingly in my snowshoes handing in the basement. It’s not that there hasn’t been enough snow to use...

Cookbook Review: Meal Prep Plan

You will like this book. More importantly, you will use this book. It is clever and smart and a tool to make your week easier. Everybody eats. Every day. Well, most of us. Suzi and I are foodies and...

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted or raw? What do you with your tomatillos. Raw tomatillos in a salsa make for a sharp tang. When roasted, the tomatillo flavor is deeper with more “spread” across your mouth instead of that...

Cookbook Review Quesadillas

I’m beginning to have new favorite comfort foods. When it comes to Mexican, I have been a taco man all my life. I used to go to Taco Bell for breakfast: 3 tacos and a Pepsi to start the day. And...

Lemony Green Peas from Southern Baked

  The subtitle of Southern Baked is Celebrating Life with Pie. It’s a great book but not every recipe is pie. In fact, here’s a vegetable recipe that is far, far from pie. How do you feel about...

Duck Confit Quesadillas

For the Super Bowl, we did have guacamole and chips but passed on the nachos. We had duck confit in our kitchen and Suzi wanted to go upscale: quesadillas filled with that duck, two kinds of cheese,...

Super Bowl Idea: Warm Crab Dip

For Super Bowl, I have one more appetizer idea. I know: it’s crab again, like my Crab Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers earlier this week. Here, there is NO jalapeno, just the mellow flavor of warm crab...

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