Chicken Stew Cassoulet

 

Green Beans, Bacon and Caramelized Shallots

Grow a Second Crop of Green Beans In Southern California we are lucky enough to grow a fall crop of beans. With warm days still ahead the beans will sprout…

Hatch Chile Brownies

Fudgy, chewy, mild or hot…..a delicious treat!  

Hatch Chile & Potato Rajas

 

Tomato Overload

There are many ways to save your harvest and if you have more tomatoes than you know what to do with here are some ideas.   First and foremost is…

Fontina & Tomato Tart

Add a baby green salad tossed lightly with olive oil & vinegar for a nice summer lunch or light dinner.

Zucchini Blossom Quesadilla

   I first tasted these at The Santa Monica Farmers Market about 15 years ago when The Two Hot Tamale girls were doing a demo for their restaurant, Border Grill…

Lemon Roasted Chicken

This is by far my favorite dish with hints of Meyer lemon and sea salt and I like to add some roasted baby potatoes to the pan to soak up…

Asparagus Gratin

I love sweet California asparagus, especially the small early stalks simply sautéed in butter and seasoned with a little lemon zest, sea salt and freshly ground pepper. But for serving…

Duck Breast with Grand Marnier Sauce

    Photo: Chef Jon

Christmas Roast

A Christmas Roast, Dec. 2016 After the huge cooking spree for Thanksgiving I’m happy to create a simple elegant meal for Christmas and I always turn to a rib roast.…

Chicken Piccata

An easy weeknight recipe, especially if you make the actual chicken cutlets ahead of time and freeze. Take them out of the freezer and place in the refrigerator before you…