Heirloom Cottage Cheese Pie

"This is the worst pie I've ever tasted."  -my Dad. How's that for an enticement?  Do keep in mind that my Dad said this after eating a bite of my mother's pumpkin pie which is always sublime, and keep in mind that my Dad is a little bit set in his ways.  I'm thinking if... Continue Reading →

I have the perfect drink for anybody suffering from queasiness, with the added benefit that it will clear your sinuses, and open your facial pores as if for a deep facial.  I've been retiring to my cushy orange chair multiple times per day with a shot or two of this drink to fight off the... Continue Reading →

Join me at The Novice Gardener's 28th party for a very easy and delicious recipe for homemade ricotta served with grilled nectarine and little "toasts." Have you ever had the pleasure of making your own ricotta?  It tastes so much lighter, cleaner and sweeter than store bought ricotta.  Last fall I took a class at... Continue Reading →

Over at my favorite Farmers Market site Foodlander, I've just created 4 great Farm to Table Dinner Ideas.  Head on over to check them out, and be sure to try the Vietnamese Cold Noodle Salad, the perfect healthy and flavorful summer meal!  

Here is a wonderful treat that is very easy to make and wildly aromatic.  I developed it for my friends over at Foodlander where you can also find my recipes for Blackberry Apricot Pie, Zucchini Cake Slices with Minted Yogurt, and Poached Green Gage Plums in Jasmine Syrup.

I'm bringing my Dad to Fiesta Friday #20 because it's his birthday today! I made his all-time favorite dessert, Lemon Meringue Pie.  He just came with my Mom to pick it up on their way to San Francisco for the week and I'm quaking in my boots hoping that as the pie cools, the lemon... Continue Reading →

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