When big, beautiful artichokes come to market, I can not resist. Artichokes Provençal is one of my simple favorites from No. 2 From the Garden Cookbook. I devised the recipe so that one artichoke could serve two-always a little jewel. Continue reading Artichokes Provençal
Spring is here, a bounty of fruit & vegetables begins. In spite of my land-locked condition, a small local meat market began carrying fresh vegetables, there I found the most luscious asparagus. One of my favorite ways with asparagus is this recipe via Lee Bailey, a chef whose food and life truly embodied Beautiful Food By Design.
I am feeling my French roots in this Italian dish, classic Braised Artichokes Romana, a simple little jewel for Spring. Continue reading Braised Artichokes Romana
Hey, does anyone remember beer bread? It was popular when I was growing up, and now in confinement days this 4-ingredient one-bowl no rise Butter Crust Beer Bread is just what we need. Not to mention the beer. Continue reading Butter Crust Beer Bread
Happy Spring Holidays. We are still going to celebrate, even though many of us are on our own this year. Most definitely a different kind of holiday, but food creates comfort and reminds us how grateful we are for our lives. Crispy Cheesy Roasted Fennel is on the menu. Yes, it’s crispy-buttery and full of spices, cooking at home, always a little jewel. Continue reading Crispy & Cheesy Roasted Fennel