Smoked Onion Tart with Spinach, Blue Cheese, and Sage

Smoked Onion Tart with Spinach, Blue Cheese, and Sage

Yesterday I posted a cookbook review of Smoking Hot & Cold by Charlotte Pike. And a recipe for Smoked Onions, too. Here’s the way author Charlotte Pike suggests using those smoked onions: in a dramatic Smoked Onion Tart with Spinach, Blue Cheese and Sage. This is...
Smoked Onions [and Garlic] from Smoking Hot & Cold

Smoked Onions [and Garlic] from Smoking Hot & Cold

Earlier today I posted a cookbook review of Smoking Hot & Cold by Charlotte Pike. Here’s the recipe I fell in love with: smoked onions [and some garlic, too, in the picture]. What to do with them? They keep in your refrigerator for up to a week. You can just eat...
Kahlua Baked Beans from Burning Desires by W. Park Kerr

Kahlua Baked Beans from Burning Desires by W. Park Kerr

My fondness for Kahlua goes deep, decades deep. So, when I saw this recipe, I had to pause, consider, and then obediently nod. It does use some store-bought elements — chili sauce, barbecue sauce and hot sauces — but here that is a positive aspect. Those sauces will...
Onion Marmalade from Nick Malgieri

Onion Marmalade from Nick Malgieri

When you see an onion, what do you think? A thick slice on top of a burger with melted cheese drizzling down. Thins fragments in a salad? Marmalade? Oh, surely not marmalade. Whatever would you do with onion marmalade? A lot. In his  book Bread Nick Malgieri offers...
Spring Vegetable Tartare from Simple Nature by Alain Ducasse

Spring Vegetable Tartare from Simple Nature by Alain Ducasse

I just posted a review of the wonderful new book by Alain Ducasse: Simple Nature. It’s not a vegetarian book by any means, for protein does appear, but it is vegetable-centric. This is the first dish we tried out of the book, making this veggie tartare to go along...