When friends stop by, I am never without dessert. I always have a frozen baguette and chocolate on hand, and that means dessert is minutes away. After defrosting the bread in the microwave, I slice the baguette horizontally, and top the halves with my favorite dark chocolate chips (Valrhona or Ghirardelli), a touch of olive […]
Toast some seeds in a cast-iron pan for a minute or two, mix with butter and shallots, and you’re ready to go. The beauty of this dish, which has some kick, is that a small amount of butter is used as a flavoring agent. (Faith says you could also use it on beef steak or […]
Our problem with veggie burgers is the lack of powerful flavor and texture, so Chris and I issued ourselves a challenge — to come up with the best-tasting version we could. While Chris made an outstanding burger, we all decided we missed the “chew factor.” That’s where the Indian burger surged ahead. (Crazy because Chris […]
I love this recipe, created by Jane Coxwell, author of Fresh Happy Tasty. Her clients crave delicious food without a crazy amount of calories. Jane’s creative way to provide dishes like this earned her a fascinating position. While specializing as a “yacht chef,” Diane von Furstenberg and husband Barry Diller tasted her food and hired her […]
This side dish just might become a family favorite at holiday time. But Southerners and corn lovers know it’s great any month of the year.