Penne Rigate Garibaldi

April 26, 2015
112I made this for dinner yesterday, and it was memorable in every way. It's a highly-perfumed dish of chicken, mushrooms, onion, and garlic, all bathed in a red wine-and-cream sauce, and spooned over gluten-free pasta. Here's the simple step-by-step: Read more »

Crusty Sourdough Boule!

April 20, 2015
106I can't play the violin. I can't dance like Justin Bieber. But I can produce a fantastic sourdough boule! By "fantastic," I mean a boule that boasts a crackling-crisp crust, a soft, chewy interior, and a tart, tangy flavor. Watch me make this blissful bliss: Read more »

Gorgeous Green Mixer Giveaway/The Winner

April 18, 2015
grass green stand mixerUpdate: Random.org selected comment number 290 as the winner of the mixer. Congratulations, Katy B.! To collect your prize, just shoot me an email. Read more »

Cocktail Appetizer: Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

April 14, 2015
044 Sweet, tender asparagus...crisp, smokey bacon...put 'em together, and you'll have a simple-but-sophisticated make-ahead cocktail appetizer! My step-by-step recipe: Read more »

A Green, Yellow, and Red Vegetable Tian

April 7, 2015
veggie tian 2 pixwb - CopyTake some thinly-sliced veggies, bake them on a bed of caramelized onions and beneath a layer of cheese, and what do you get? An elegant side dish that everybody loves! Here's my step-by-step recipe: Read more »

My Gardens in Early April, 2015

April 6, 2015
026 - CopyHow's your garden clean-up coming along? Here in New York's Hudson Valley, I'm still picking up sticks and leaves, and making repairs as the weather allows. More details in this sip and stroll garden tour: Read more »

Easter Recipe Round Up

April 2, 2015
IMG_6494NEED A LITTLE INSPIRATION for Easter morning, afternoon, and evening? Here are links to 19 delicious April-worthy recipes which have graced my own holiday table over the years. Some are gluten-free, and all are guaranteed to please! Read more »