Category Archives: easy

Crepes in a Snap

A few weeks ago I asked what you’d like to do better in the kitchen. I’ll eventually get to everything but loved Tori’s idea of crepes. The topic deserves a video, and I’m working on that, but in the meantime … Continue reading

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Flexing your "Mussels"

(actual mussels prepared by “team mussel” at our cooking party last weekend-thanks Chris, Kim, Mary, and Bob) When the weather begins to cool down I always start thinking about fall and winter entertaining. I love having people over for appetizers … Continue reading

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Grilled Pita

Good pita is hard to find. The ever-stale stuff bagged in the supermarket is nasty unless you’re making pita chips. Mediterranean markets occasionally sell the tender bread and, if you’re really lucky, you might stumble upon it at a farmer’s … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Lunch and Eggs

Big news. Today I signed a contract to write another book, all about eggs. Yep, it’ll be a spring title by me and sold all over the place. Should actually get author credit on the front this time, which will … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Dinner

I taught a class recently called Simple Seasonal Cooking at Tante Marie’s Cooking School. I wasn’t surprised when it sold out instantly-people love easy dinners. This is of course a great time for simple cooking. When produce is this fresh … Continue reading

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Summer Suppers

When the sun comes out and the weather heats up, being stuck in the kitchen isn’t all that appealing. Easy meals are best, especially those that require little time over the stove. I developed this recipe for a class I … Continue reading

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No Fail Brown Rice

I mentioned in a previous post my ‘baked brown rice’. Truth be told, it’s not really mine. I got the idea from Alton Brown on the Food Network. Mine or not, the idea is brilliant. I was never a fan … Continue reading

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