Tag Archives: Olive Oil

No Comments Peach Polenta Cake I found this cake in an email that I received from the Gourmandise School. The Gourmandise school is a sweet little cooking school at the top of the new Mall in Santa Monica. I’ve taken a few classes there and... Read MoreMonday, 19 June 2017 - Posted by
No Comments Tomato Confit My friend Karen had a lovely mom – grandma to Sophie and Lily. Her name was Mary Spivey. She was the best. She was beloved. Mary was a wonderful person. She had a very interesting life and shared it with... Read MoreMonday, 05 September 2016 - Posted by
No Comments Baked Whole Chicken with Lemon This most delicious recipe for chicken comes from a famous chef via my son’s friend who got it from his friend. Names are not disclosed by request of the recipe provider. I will say no more other than that it... Read MoreMonday, 28 July 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Lemon-Zucchini Soup I am still working through all of the zucchini in my garden. They ripen before I turn around and there are still so many it’s overwhelming. But fun and challenging. Today zucchini soup. Tomorrow zucchini double-chocolate brownies. I think. I... Read MoreThursday, 05 June 2014 - Posted by
Comments (2) Smashed Potatoes We made these for brunch on Sunday. They are the easiest to make (and to eat)_. They were really delicious. I maybe put too much salt on them (definitely did in fact) but they were still great. Everyone loved them.... Read MoreTuesday, 13 May 2014 - Posted by
Comments (3) Orange Cornmeal Olive Oil Cake I have been wanting to make an olive oil cake for a long time. I’ve been reading recipes for months – truly. I had in my mind that an olive oil cake would be dense, simply rich – not heavy... Read MoreWednesday, 30 April 2014 - Posted by
Comment (1) Valentine’s Day – Red Is For Beets Where to begin. Where to begin. A lot has happened this month – February (which stunningly is almost over) – and lots of good gastronomy happening. The first fabulous food event was on Valentine’s Day. A love and romance event... Read MoreFriday, 28 February 2014 - Posted by
No Comments Virginia’s Wedding Shower Sunday, July 21st, today was the day. And it was lovely. The bride to be was beaming and laughing. Her Mama was too. What could be better? All the girlfriends were here. The food was delicious (made by Marmalade –... Read MoreThursday, 25 July 2013 - Posted by
No Comments A Little Ditty And Nothing More. . . Garbanzos or chickpeas. Why the two names? They don’t even sound alike. Well . . . the word ‘chickpea’ comes from the Latin word “cicer. “ Why? Who knows. The word “Garbanzo” comes from old Spanish “garroba” or “algarroba.” Why?... Read MoreTuesday, 21 May 2013 - Posted by
No Comments A Simple Pot of Beans aka Good Mother Stallard Remember that rhyme? “Beans, beans, are good for the heart. . ..” It was oh so funny when we were small. What is it with kids and farting? I wonder why farting is so funny? Curious. In any event…. My... Read MoreSaturday, 01 December 2012 - Posted by