We switched to a different variety of poblanos in the garden this year. Last year’s would have been way too hot for this jam, although if you like a jalapeno jelly, you might like the heat. This year’s poblanos started … Continue reading Peach Poblano Jam
Quick, because I’m using pork tenderloins instead of a cut that benefits from long cooking, like a pork shoulder. In fact, after browning the tenderloin cubes, You only add them to the sauce at the last minute before serving. One … Continue reading Quick Pork and Pepper Ragout
We were watching Sunday night’s Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown visit to the Greek islands and twice he mentioned a “special potatoes” dish, as if it always appears with Greek meals. After the second mention, we looked at each other and … Continue reading Are these the “Special Potatoes”?
I was going to make my Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Cake for the department get-together, but my husband didn’t like the look of the blueberries I picked up, so I whipped up my Sparkling Molasses Ginger Cookies. That left me with … Continue reading Heavenly Lemon Ricotta Muffins
This is the basic pound cake recipe from Michael Ruhlman’s Ratio (2009) 61-62, which he notes could become a sponge cake if the ingredients are mixed in a different order. How cool is that? Just working together the same ingredients … Continue reading Pound Cake with Grilled Peach Compote
Some of the best desserts are the ones that look complicated, but are surprisingly easy to put together. How could you not be in love with frozen puff pastry for that reason? Yes, I made my own puff pastry once, … Continue reading Easy Puff Pastry Blueberry Tart