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March 11, 2017
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Broccoli With Burrata

****I’ve made a correction to the ingredients in the recipe so if you receive this by email please use this version. Sorry! If you only need one recipe for broccoli, this is it. I discovered it a few years back when I purchased what was to become one of my favorite cookbooks-Sunday Suppers at Lucques-written […]

March 10, 2017
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Broccoli With Burrata

If you only need one recipe for broccoli, this is it. I discovered it a few years back when I purchased what was to become one of my favorite cookbooks-Sunday Suppers at Lucques-written by the illustrious Los Angeles chef, chef Suzanne Goin. I haven’t made it to any of her restaurants, but I have had […]

February 17, 2017
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Mushroom & Taleggio Pie

I’ve been looking for an opportunity to use this box of puff pastry that I bought at Surfas-the restaurant supply store. Since it was sort of pricey I was hoping that it would be a step above the Pepperidge Farm brand that I usually pick up at the grocery store. I was cleaning up some […]

November 15, 2016
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Favorite Fall Veggies

I had the luck of recently visiting the Santa Barbara Farmers Market and as always, it was one huge source of inspiration. I left laden with bags of autumn vegetables and couldn’t wait to get home and start cooking some of my  favorite dishes. As much as I will miss summer tomatoes, peppers and zucchini, […]

October 27, 2016
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Carabaccia-Florentine Onion Soup

  Do you know Emiko Davies? If not, let me introduce you. Emiko is an Australian (actually half Japanese, half Australian) who made Italy her home. Having lived there for many years and married to an Italian, this passionate cook has a blog that chronicles her love for the food of Tuscany, specifically that of […]

October 13, 2016
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Vegetable Pot Pies

I am a pot pie lover. I suppose my earliest memory of pot pies were the  ones in little aluminum pans made by Swansons-what a treat they were! Fast forward many years to my dinner delivery business where we sold individual chicken pot pies ready to pop in the oven for one very easy dinner. […]

October 7, 2016
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Tomato Stack Salad

The calendar might say October, but here in sunny San Diego we recently had the warmest week of the year (104 last Sunday-ugh). At the farmers market today I noticed that in addition to the usual assortment of vine ripened tomatoes there were a few vendors selling butternut and kabocha squash. How exciting I thought, […]