Ain’t That a Kick in the Head

Swiss Chard Malfatti with Sage: As I listen to Dean Martin playing in the background, I’m laughing at how this recipe came about. For years, we’ve had a large vegetable garden adjacent to the barn, and with many trials and … Continue reading

Gyro Scope

Homemade Gyro with Yogurt Dill Sauce

Homemade Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce: Emotional stability is hard earned, and we have to work for it. It’s much like an ingredient made from scratch that takes time and patience, but the end result is worth it. Having grown up … Continue reading

Oh Crepe

Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo: Occasionally I find myself on a mission, usually in a mad scientist kind of fashion. A mission to perfect or otherwise alter traditional norms in cooking, and find new textures and flavors for the same dish making slight … Continue reading

It’s All About The Wine

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash: I was in my new favorite wine store this week in Westford Mass, which truly is a mecca of great selections from around the world. As fate would have it, there was a single bottle of Bull’s Blood … Continue reading

Don’t Call Me Sue

Sous Vide Pork Belly with Soy Ginger Glaze

Sous Vide Pork Belly with Soy Ginger Glaze: My grandmother would often dare me. Dare me to try different foods, different spices, different flavors. She would dare me to do what basically, most people were afraid of, and without fail … Continue reading

Open Sesame

Seared Sesame Tuna Potstickers

Seared Sesame Tuna Potstickers: If goes without saying, but I truly love to cook. From highbrow overly complicated, to creative childhood comfort food, it’s the thematic process, purposeful actions, and the final results that make it fun. Asian dishes are … Continue reading

Blame It On The Wine

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup: Full disclosure, this post is insane. It happens like this – you go to make that dish you’ve been talking about at length but haven’t yet made to your friends nausea. After completing the first phase … Continue reading

Fire & Ice

Seared Cod with Pea Shoots, Zucchini Cake & Romesco Sauce

Seared Cod with Pea Shoots, Zucchini Cake & Romesco Sauce: We just returned from a long overdue vacation where we spent a full week in Iceland. It’s one of those destinations that when you tell people where you’re going, their … Continue reading

Keep It Under Wraps

Philly Cheese Steak Wraps with Provolone Sauce

Philly Cheese Steak Wraps with Provolone Sauce: Was talking to someone recently and shared some important information they needed to know, but said “let’s keep this under wraps for now.” Most people can’t keep a secret to save their life. … Continue reading

Ramp It Up

Ramp & Buttermilk Biscuits with Coriander

Ramp Biscuits with Cracked Coriander: With a wonky spring season and the onset of summer around the corner, we were scrambling to cook at least a few more of our many seasonal favorites. The winter was a long one, with … Continue reading