Duck Confit & Cherry Salad with Creme Fraiche and Mustard Vinaigrette

TUESDAY A Salad of Duck Confit, Baby Lettuces, Treviso Radicchio, Scallions & Cherries  |  Crème Fraîche & Mustard Vinaigrette   Oh, how I love duck confit.  The crisp skin, the unctuous flavorful meat.  There are few things better.  Seriously.  It’s up there with bacon.  Not only is the taste of it profound, the very idea Continue reading → «Duck Confit & Cherry Salad with Creme Fraiche and Mustard Vinaigrette»


A Baseball Picnic

TUESDAY TPLL 2013 Championship Game Roast Turkey, Green Apple, Triple-Cream Brie & Chutney on Croissants  |  Chopped Kale Salad with Golden Raisins & Pine Nuts  |  Spring Tabbouleh  |  Bakery Potato Chips  |  Red Fruit Salad The last four or five days have been a blur around here…attempting to manage two baseball games over the Continue reading → «A Baseball Picnic»


Turkey, Apple, Triple Cream Brie & Chutney on a Croissant

TUESDAY Freshly Roasted Turkey, Apple, Triple Cream Brie & Rhubarb Chutney on Croissants  |  Farmer’s Market Cherries   When I came across this sandwich last week on Tumblr, it struck me as “special”…you know, the type of sandwich that you would pack into a lovely wicker hamper along with a lightly colored blanket, some linen Continue reading → «Turkey, Apple, Triple Cream Brie & Chutney on a Croissant»


Flank Steak with Chimichurri & Grilled Corn

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce  | Grilled Corn-On-The-Cob with Chile-Lime Butter  |  Red Fruit Salad     Memorial Day 2013 was gray, cool and damp here in the Bay area.  On and off rain showers kept us inside most of the day…the weather could not have been more perfect on this Holiday Monday.  After Continue reading → «Flank Steak with Chimichurri & Grilled Corn»


Mexican Shrimp & Avocado Salad | Almond-Milk Rice Pudding

WEDNESDAY Mexican Shrimp & Avocado Salad with Tortilla Chips  |  Almond-Milk Rice Pudding This salad was quick, easy & refreshingly light.  The tortilla chips added a wonderful crunch and the dressing was ultra creamy with a hint of lime.   I just so happened to have sushi rice and almond milk on hand so I Continue reading → «Mexican Shrimp & Avocado Salad | Almond-Milk Rice Pudding»