Mocha Chip Meringue Cake from Elinor Klivans

Mocha Chip Meringue Cake from Elinor Klivans

  Recently I did a TBT review of The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook. The subtitle of the book is “Recipes from the Classic Cookie to Mocha Chip Meringue Cake.” Here’s that cake, in all its glory. This is the perfect summer delight. Perfect if the day is not...
Spinach Rice from Diane Kochilas

Spinach Rice from Diane Kochilas

Ikaria is the tribute by Diane Kochilas to the native island of her family. Sunny, dry, even dessert-like, Ikaria is a land that requires hard work and careful management of daily resources. The recipes here could stand as the core for a Mediterranean diet: “simple”...
Cinco de Mayo Idea: Sweet Strawberry Salsa with Arbol Chiles

Cinco de Mayo Idea: Sweet Strawberry Salsa with Arbol Chiles

Suzi and I try to expand our repertoire of Mexican recipes each spring as Cinco de Mayo approaches. From the impressive Truly Mexican by Roberto Santibanez, here is an idea that will fortify your table and please every guest who loves heat. It’s a salsa with the fire...