Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Easy Summer Nosh: Smoked Trout Canapés

Easy Summer Nosh: Smoked Trout Canapés
I had the honor of interviewing my friend, cookbook author and keynote speaker, Leah Koenig, at our third annual Southern CT Jewish Food Festival a few days ago. We dished about global Jewish foods, highlighting  the pressing question, what makes Jewish food Jewish, anyway? Ask either of us and we'd be gl...


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Sizzling Brussels Sprouts with a Side of Bourbon/Mustard

Sizzling Brussels Sprouts with a Side of Bourbon/Mustard
I only deep fry during Chanukah and even then, it always feel slightly unfamiliar and guilt provoking. This season, I'm paying close attention to my local vegetables so I can re-imagine frying latkes (vegetable pancakes) with some new combinations of flavors, ingredients and a little more skill. When I att...


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Why You Should be Slow Roasting Late Season Tomatoes

Why You Should be Slow Roasting Late Season Tomatoes
Slow roasting end of season tomatoes with garlic is the perfect way to fill your home with  seductive aromas that will get your creative juices flowing. It's  virtually effortless and yields sweet results that will spark the cooking in your autumn kitchen. Best of all, slow roasted tomatoes are a great star...


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Crown Summer Starters

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Crown Summer Starters

If you've been to Italy in the summer you've probably tasted luxuriant, delicate stuffed squash blossoms.You probably haven't forgotten how glorious Fiori di Zucca are either. What could be more beautiful than vibrant velvety blossoms cloaking creamy, cheese filling?

This is one of those dishes yo...