Bistro Chicken Tarragon


There is nothing as simple and obviously delicious as a recipe that calls for the following key ingredients: chicken, wine, and a fresh herb. Add some broth, butter and a few shallots and you are on your way to a very flavorful meal that’s great any time of the year. I took a French Bistro […]

Vegetable Korma


If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on a bit of a vegetarian/vegan kick lately. My wife Stephanie decided to give it an extra boost for my birthday by getting me “Appetite for Reduction” by Isa Chandra Moskowitz. It’s a brilliant book. Here is one of the recipes from the book. It’s called 2nd Avenue Vegetable […]

Lentil and Cauliflower Curry Stacks


The flavors in this dish make up for its lack of beauty in presentation. The yellow curry with cinnamon really brings the dish to life. If you don’t want to use Pappadums (a crisp Indian flatbread), you can also use the lentil mixture to fill a piecrust with for a vegetarian Indian Pie. Or you […]

Coffee Rubbed Skirt Steak with Onion Date Compote


Like food blogging, my watching Food TV also goes in spurts. In a recent channel surf I came across a show new to me called Aarti’s Party where I watched an episode making the following recipes. I modified both a little to my taste and also felt the amount of the onion compote was a […]