Category Archive: recipes

Angel frappe

One more watermelon etegami of the year, this time featuring a cocktail recipe I worked up this summer, the Angel Frappe. It is an absinthe-based cocktail, inspired by Mt. Defiance’s Absinthe, a local… Continue reading

Stir It Up

I’ve been an avid follower of the Mixology Monday series, where a type of cocktail is proposed and then folks get to come up with drinks to meet the requirements, but never had… Continue reading

Sauteed Cauliflower with Dill

  This recipe I just made up, based on a great item on the menu of Bistro Bohem, a Czech place in my neighborhood. I have tried to find an “official” recipe for… Continue reading

Yellow Curry Soup

I got this recipe from here –the recipe may not seem that exciting, but this is delicious soup. And, if you have to use a red or green pepper instead of yellow, the… Continue reading

Coq au vin

A classic French meal… and really quite easy!

Kabocha soup

This is a soup I learned to make in Japan — kabocha pumpkin soup. I just kind of made it up. Sometimes I add hot pepper — red chili flakes, or New Mexican… Continue reading

Italian almond cookies

Perfect cookies! I used this recipe from David Lebovitz. The apricot jam part of the recipe is key. Oh, and of course the almond flour. AND making sure you whip the egg whites… Continue reading

Radishes and salt

So simple and beautiful — radishes and salt. Sometimes I chop some up while I’m cooking dinner, or save them as an accompaniment.  

Ratatouille

I love ratatouille. One thing I sometimes add to this — bell pepper. My recipe is scrawled on a piece of paper from a FaceBook message from a friend. I change it up… Continue reading

Pesto Crack!

I love this recipe from Closet Cooking. It is like crack. If crack were good for you. I have turned numerous people on to this insanely good recipe. One of my colleagues threatened… Continue reading