Flounder with Chorizo and Clams

Posted by    |  April 12, 2010  |  Filed under: Home, Recipes

This dish is a great example of the sophisticated flavor you can get from using high-quality ingredients in simple ways. To be sure, this recipe isn’t even as simple as it could be, but with just five ingredients, you will really enjoy the range of flavors, textures, and aromas it produces. Read more

Pork Chops with Red Cabbage and Apricots

Posted by    |  February 23, 2010  |  Filed under: Recipes

This is a trifecta dish: beautiful, simple and delicious.  It is a great example of how to use technique to build great flavor:  the fond and fat of the pork chops are used to flavor the aromatics for the cabbage.  The juices from the resting chops further boost the savory quality just before serving.  When they’re all served together, they all speak to each other perfectly. Read more

Chard Brunch Casserole

Posted by    |  January 27, 2010  |  Filed under: Recipes

This is one of my go-to recipes for brunch or even a light dinner. Read more

Sauteed Cabbage with Bacon & Cream

Posted by    |  January 27, 2010  |  Filed under: Recipes


One day, my then 7-year-old daughter, Sophie, came home from school with a friend, Jessica.  “What’s for dinner?” Soph asked me.  “Roasted Pork Loin with Cabbage.” I replied.  “The creamy kind?” she pursued with obvious anticipation.  “Yup.” Read more