Aromatics-Stuffed Artichokes

With artichoke season here and the delicious if at times intimidating vegetable widely available, I wanted to share a highly adaptable (e.g. use what’s on hand) recipe for stuffed artichokes. The first thing to know is how to trim the leaves.  When you first pick up a ‘choke, you’ll notice that each of the leavesContinue reading “Aromatics-Stuffed Artichokes”

Mediterranean Fish Tacos

These are by far the best fish tacos I’ve ever had.   With a desire to pay tribe to their provenance, and to create a quick reference for myself, I am sharing them here. I first came across this recipe on Food52.com, however it is originally by a woman named Emily, of FiveandSpice.com / @fiveandspice.Continue reading “Mediterranean Fish Tacos”

Sonoma County Olive Oil & Meyer Lemon Cake

While briefly living in Northern California, I was lucky enough to visit a private ranch in Sonoma County where about an acres’s worth of grapes grow – enough to make several dozen cases of wine per year, with which among other things grown on-site provide bountiful country picnics with a tasting of several gold andContinue reading “Sonoma County Olive Oil & Meyer Lemon Cake”