Category Archives: Recipes

Tropical Chipotle Cranberry Sauce

The holidays can sometimes show us just how set we are in our old ways. Believe it or not even with my culinary degree and foodie pedigree, I still crave holiday cranberry sauce that has a cylindrical imprint of a tin can. It's what I...
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Recipe: Flor de Jamaica Poached Pears

Poached pears are of two worlds: Simple, yet complex. Humble, yet elegant. Modest, yet decadent. Something as unassuming as a pear can be transformed into something as graceful as any soufflé or as sophisticated as any croquembouche. A ripe pear on its own is...
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I embrace the end of summer for so many reasons. Living in Los Angeles, I am usually completely done with the heat waves that can last all the way through October. Climate change is real people. Yet, when I start seeing announcements at local grocery...
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