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Spinach Tortellini With Prosciutto

Hi, folks. It’s been a while since I posted. Been busy with traveling. We moved out of Vancouver at the close of our tour, then spent time on the Oregon coast, Portland, and Florida. I’m now back in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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Baked Oysters

When we came back from our last trip to Qualicum Bay on Vancouver Island, we brought a bunch of oysters home that we plucked from the beach ourselves. Ah, the memories. These babies were huge, and every time I think … Continue reading

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Pork Rib Bao

One of the reasons I like eating out every now and then is for inspiration. If a dish strikes me, I like to try making it at home. As I mentioned in my Dine Out Vancouver Part II post,  I … Continue reading

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Roasted Bone Marrow

To my dear readers: I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season. I’d like to share a very easy recipe of roasted bone marrow. This was featured in our Christmas Eve dinner, along with prosciutto-wrapped wild salmon and baba ghanoush. … Continue reading

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Olive and Mushroom Spread

I want to call this a tapenade, but that wouldn’t be the right term technically. A tapenade characteristically has olives, capers, anchovies and olive oil. This spread is based on Kalamata olives and mushrooms. Slather it on toasted baguette slices … Continue reading

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Pierogies

I was introduced to pierogies when I lived in New York City. I was just beginning to learn how to cook back then. I saw a small pack of pierogies at the supermarket, and I bought them because they were … Continue reading

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Enchiladas

Enchiladas are basically burritos lain side by side and topped with tomato sauce, cheese and sour cream. What takes them to the next level is finishing them off in the oven. A couple notes about the sour cream if you … Continue reading

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