Cauliflower, Leek and Sage Pie from The Savvy Cook

Cauliflower, Leek and Sage Pie from The Savvy Cook

In my recent review of The Savvy Cook by Izy Hossack, I noted one of the signature recipes that caught my attention: Cauliflower, Leek, and Sage Pie. Izy says that from October through April, she wants warm comfort food. Instead of a traditional British Chicken and...
Herbed Sea Bass and Potatoes in Broth from Jean-Georges

Herbed Sea Bass and Potatoes in Broth from Jean-Georges

This recipe comes from Home Cooking with Jean-Georges and it is a prototype of the elegant food you will find in his book. While we do cook fish at home, most of us tend to prepare it simply: a pan-fry or barbecue, the fish plated on its own, some sauce or lemon on...
Rustic and Delicious Peach Crostata from Suzi

Rustic and Delicious Peach Crostata from Suzi

Beautiful? I think so, but it surely typifies “crostata.” Rustic, basic, more easily made than a latticed pie. Suzi and I go for a crostata at the end of weekend spent hiking or gardening. We always want to complete the weekend with a smashing dessert. Often our...
Tangy Citrus Salsa from Coyote Pantry by Mark Miller

Tangy Citrus Salsa from Coyote Pantry by Mark Miller

At first blush, I think of salsa as a summer food, something to go with my chips and margarita on a summer afternoon. Or morning. But, when I stop to think about it, Suzi and I do salsa all year round. Dinner for us last night was a new margarita — so good I’ll blog...