Crab Salad with Chili, Tomato and Avocado

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintI have been making this Crab Salad with Chili, Tomato and Avocado for so many years that I forget where I got this original idea or recipe. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about, it’s a recipe that varies according to my taste and whim – the old standby…

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An Unconventional Mojito

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintSpring is here and we like to celebrate by making a mojito – or better yet, a pitcher of them. I know spring has arrived by looking at my mint patch. The mint is the first thing that comes up in the garden and it looks amazing – It smells even…

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Rockfish Baked in Foil with Lemon and Herbs

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintIs there anything better than fresh fish? I mean really fresh – like right out of the bay. Rockfish season opened on the bay and we gather together for an annual fishing trip. This year we hooked 2 fish that were over 40”!  It’s so easy to cook rockfish when…

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Asparagus tart with Goat Cheese and Spring Greens #SundaySupper

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintHappy Easter! Are you entertaining family and friends?  We are and our Easter brunch buffet is not complete without an Asparagus Tart with Goat Cheese and Spring Greens.  If I’m lucky enough I can snap the asparagus from my garden but there never seems to be enough.  It’s not a…

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Spiral Sliced ham

Spiral Sliced Ham with Brown Sugar Mustard Glaze

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintMy family loves ham anytime.  They are so happy when a ham is served there is no sense in making anything else for family gatherings.  They do have one caveat, it has to be a good ham.  That’s why I always buy the Wellshire Spiral Sliced Ham at Whole Foods….

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Sweet Potato Gratin

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintSweet Potatoes are always a hit, even when some people think they don’t like them, one taste and they  are in love.  I’ve made versions of this casserole for years but a few weeks ago I was reading  Ottolenghi: The Cookbook by the fabulous Yotam Ottolenghi and I happened upon…

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