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Marinated Lentils with Crunchy Spring Vegetables

There is a lot of talk these days about “green living” but spring has had the green thing going on for a long time.  This week I taught a class themed, “Spring Soups and Salads” featuring many of the vegetables … Continue reading

Spring Pea Soup with Mint

  “Green is the primary color of the world and that from which its loveliness arises.”                     Pedro Calderon de la Barca” There is much discussion these days about living a “green” life … Continue reading

Baked “Crab Stuffed” Fillet of Sole

“With patience, you can even cook a stone.”  Unknown Recently I taught a class themed “Fish and Seafood.”   I have addressed this subject many times before during my 16 year tenure as a culinary instructor and there is a common … Continue reading

Chicken Cacciatore

Often when people dream, their fears come to life.  For a student it might manifest itself as being ill-prepared for an exam.  For parents, it may be losing their child in the woods.  If I dare to say for Italians, … Continue reading

Mini Meatballs with Pine Nuts and Tahini Sauce

 Did you ever notice when someone brings meatballs to a party they are always a favorite.  Whether they are Italian, Swedish or the Spanish albondigas, they disappear in a flash.  Thinking of the fast approaching holiday season I decided to develop … Continue reading

Celebrating Summer’s End

The end of summer is usually met with melancholy as the anticipation of the long winter brings the closing of the pool, bedding down the garden and farewell to those summer blooms that delight us so.  This describes me most … Continue reading

Charred Corn Chowder

  Although we try to ignore it, this time of year the pall of the season to come hangs heavy.  With the kids returning to school, scheduling the pool closing, it is easy to slide into a state of melancholy and not … Continue reading

Summer Vegetable Frittata

  The French are known for their delicate rolled omelet but the Italians have taken the concept and made it into a hardy meal full of the unexpected.  The Frittata (frih-TAH-tuh), differs from the French omelet as it has the … Continue reading

Ceviche w/ Avocado, Tomato and Green Chile

Summer is the perfect season for the fresh crisp flavors of ceviche.  This wonderful lime-marinated seafood cocktail has its roots in Latin America.  It is traditionally made with fresh ocean fish or shellfish but many modern chefs have broadened the … Continue reading

Steamed Clams in White Wine

  When my daughter was in high school she was fortunate to have a wonderful science teacher who had spent a lot of time at the beaches of Northern California.  His particular area of expertise focused on the history and ecology … Continue reading