Month: August 2018

Tomato & Aubergine Tart

This unassuming tomato and eggplant tart captures the home-grown taste of a summer garden. For a kaleidoscope of pattern, color, and texture, try using a variety of heirloom and cherry tomatoes. Ingredients For the Aubergine Topping: 2 cups ¼-inch-thick sliced French aubergine or Japanese eggplant 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil […]

Venetian Lamb Chops with Apple-Mushroom Compote and Blazed Brie

The Venetian method of applying vinegar to freshly fried pork cutlets likewise adds amazing complexity and unexpected flavor and tenderness to these delectable lamb chops. The vinegar, apple, mushrooms, and onions combined in a compote and enhanced with slices of braised brie add yet another layer of intricate flavor. Ingredients For […]

Rainy Days in Thailand

We had three days to explore the beauty of the Southern Thai coastline in a completely different way. Thailand had embraced us warmly, and we soon embraced Thailand for the culture it truly had to offer us.

Summer Squash Compound Butter

As a wonderful finishing component, the delectably silky texture of this savory compound butter adds both sheen and heightened flavor to grilled meats.

Butter formed from an antique butter mold.

Better with Butter

We, as human beings, crave butter. We use it in everything we cook and with everything we consume. Let us develop a new-found appreciation for the outstanding beauty that is butter.

Mandarin, Endive & Watercress Salad

This seasonal salad offers a beautiful presentation of both color and taste. The sweetness of the honey and oranges contrast beautifully with the bitter endive and peppery watercress. As an appetizer in itself, the savory goat cheese crostini lends unique texture and creaminess to the heart of the salad. Ingredients […]