One of the fun things about cooking is trying to recreate delicious dishes I’ve been served in restaurants around the world. Like this easy Fresh Summer Pasta with Corn and Tomatoes recipe, for instance.
It makes me soooo happy when one of our girls is inspired to cook, like Sophia recently when she asked me about making Chocolate Mint Cupcakes.
Traditionally, chicken piccata is known for its capers and white wine sauce. Sometimes a little lemon juice is added for flavor, but our mom was a BIG lemon fan.
In Mexico, people have been consuming insects throughout history, first as an important source of protein since meat was scarce. Now in many nice restaurants, insects have become a delicacy prepared carefully with other tasty ingredients.
*This post was created in partnership with Omaha Steaks, and all the views and opinions expressed here are my own. My pop taught me his barbecue skills when I was a teenager, passing on the age-old tradition like it was some manly ritual dating back to the cave men. Among his many lessons were solid […]
An interesting combination of walking culinary tour and a photography lesson, Eat This! Shoot That! leads participants through Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone to discover treats for both the taste buds and eyes.
Years ago a friend made something like this Tandoori Potato Salad recipe, and I was an immediate fan. This exotic combination of flavors works beautifully together, with just the right sweetness from the red potatoes and spice from the Tandoori paste.
The summer buzz is in the air, and so are these amazing summer cocktail recipes. Try these drinks to spruce up your season!
Years ago we traveled to Italy with my parents and while in Rome, we stopped into a little trattoria where I ordered the most amazing pasta dish made from zucchini blossoms and a touch of saffron. When I asked my mom to recreate it back home, she made up this Pasta with Zucchini Blossoms recipe.