Just For The Halibut

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Butter & Three Grain Rice: Vacationing in Maine is always extraordinary. There is something very special about Maine – the towering mountains that caress the ocean, the unmistakable rocky coastline, the salty beautiful people that are … Continue reading

I’m Fried

Shiitake Fried Rice with Crispy Chicken

Shiitake Fried Rice with Crispy Ginger Chicken: Long work weeks can get the best of us, but at the same time can be the very fuel of inspiration. I’ve long felt that cooking was not just preparing quality food for … Continue reading

Some Like It Hot

Harissa Chicken with Ginger Rice & Fresh Peas

Harissa Chicken with Ginger Rice & Fresh Peas: As I sit writing this on a crisp and damp morning, there’s a 1950’s movie playing in the background. No matter what old movie from that era or before it, there’s a … Continue reading

Miami Rice

Paella with Smokey Grilled Chicken & Shrimp

Paella with Smokey Grilled Chicken & Shrimp: My grandmother would put me on the kitchen counter when I was a child, and tell me to close my eyes and then would hover an open jar of some spice or herb … Continue reading

Line Drive to Center

Asian Meatballs with Rice & Bok Choy

Asian Meatballs with Rice & Bok Choy: Knowing when to bunt and when to swing away is profoundly personal, even without the baseball reference, and resonates at that spiritual level. In life, work, or even cooking the same holds true … Continue reading

Holy Mole

Chicken Mole with Saffron Rice

Chicken Molé with Saffron Rice: As the rain slowly subsides, and the last remnants of cold air depart for the season, I’m left craving spicy warmth on this chilly New England weekend. Meals like these instantly bring me back to … Continue reading

Heat Wave

Grilled Turkey Meatballs with Jalapeno Queso Sauce

Grilled Turkey Meatballs with Jalapeno Queso Sauce: I have a fond memory of cooking with my grandmother on a warm spring day. It was one of those moments, where laughter constantly filled the room, and when you can see the … Continue reading

Orient Express

Mongolian Pork with Lemongrass Rice

Mongolian Pork with Lemongrass Rice: Last weekend we hiked for miles. The kind of mind-clearing walk, through quiet and heavily wooded areas, that even Henry David would be inspired by. It’s always rejuvenating when spring finally springs and long hikes … Continue reading

Bowl of Wonder

Glazed Sesame Salmon with Acorn Squash & Saffron Rice: The sun is slowly rising on this cold December morning with a snap of light blasting through the tall pines. I look back at all the dishes we’ve created this year … Continue reading

Unusual Bedfellows

Sundried Tomato Chicken with Spinach Rice: Foodgawker is a magical wonderland of foodie inspiration. If nothing else, the simple scrolling through mountains of imaginative and well photographed dishes from all around the globe is a pleasure in itself, even if … Continue reading