Tomato Harissa sauce

Hot sauce is as ubiquitous as ketchup these days, showing up everywhere on our tables from breakfast to dessert, but harissa has a fiery complex flavor more like a chili paste then a vinegar based hot sauce. Harissa is a condiment/sauce/rub or seasoning that is mostly...

Homemade Mayonnaise

I had a religious experience today. An eye opening moment, when I saw the possibilities of all that could be. I realized that what I’ve been settling for with store bought mayo was so far from what mayonnaise could be, it was a crime. I think Julia Child would...
Sugared Raspberries

Sugared Raspberries

Summer brings a different sort of cooking. Cooking that can be started and ended with a simple plate of sliced tomatoes, cucumbers and marinated garbanzo beans.  Mealtime around here in August often means a big salad with cold cooked chicken, or it could even be...