Strawberry and Prosecco Lemonade

Strawberry and Prosecco Lemonade

      With strawberries available year-round, what can you do with them? On cold winter days, what better than cold strawberry lemonade. Spiked with Prosecco. Once made, we put the lemonade, not in the refrigerator, but out on our screened in porch. It was 20 degrees...
Red Onion Goat Cheese Galette from Onions Etcetera

Red Onion Goat Cheese Galette from Onions Etcetera

It was just about a year ago that Onions Etcetera by Kate Winslow and Guy Ambrosino came dancing into our kitchen. Every week or so, we enjoy one of the grand recipes in this book. I cannot recommend any cookbook more highly than this one. Here’s a perfect example:...
TBT Recipe and Superbowl Idea: The Best Guacamole

TBT Recipe and Superbowl Idea: The Best Guacamole

                    What makes a great guacamole? Brian and I don’t have a single favorite, but we do like a spicy version that uses hot pickles and the pickle juice instead of jalapenos. The pickles are southwestern and as incendiary as any jalapeno, just sweeter. In...
Sweet Potato and Parmesan Fries

Sweet Potato and Parmesan Fries

Fries. We surely crave them. Want them. Okay, we need them. Sweet potato fries are actually healthier for us and, if you can avoid deep frying, then really, really healthier. To make sweet potato fries, you can find many recipes with alternative techniques. Great...
Spicy Carrot & Chickpea Stew from Vegan in 7

Spicy Carrot & Chickpea Stew from Vegan in 7

Carrots. We think of carrots as those little things on the side. Cut into strips and dipped into blue cheese. Shaved into a salad. Always a side component, never the star. Not here. Not here at all. From the lovely Vegan in 7, which I just review, here’s a way to make...