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Pea, Herb and Parmesan Crackers

I am becoming quite the experimenter with the strange and wonderful flours I’ve come across lately. This time – green pea flour. Yes, it’s just ground peas. Yes, it’s green. I was so intrigued when I first saw it that I knew I just had to do something with it. Crackers were the first […]

Mango, Mango, Mango! Grilled Chile-Lime Arctic Char with Mango Slaw

So this is kind of amusing — a couple of weeks ago I was contacted by the National Mango Board about being one of three four “celebrity” judges for Mango Taste-Off featuring Bo Kwon of Koi Fusion and Addy Bittner of Addy’s Sandwich Bar. It was June 17 at D-Street Noshery — conveniently located […]


Photo taken May, 2011.

When I started grad school I had one cat — Chelsea. One day I went to the pet store to buy cat food for her and they had some kittens in a room with a large glass window, so that the cuteness could be observed fully. There was one little […]

FFwD: Roasted Rhubarb

Oh, hello Friday! It’s time for another French Fridays with Dorie. This week it’s Roasted Rhubarb. Super simple, but very delicious. We had ours on the side of a lemon curd tart (previous blog post).


1. I used a California lemon for my lemon zest! 2. I added some thyme leaves to […]

French Lemon Curd and Olive Oil Tart

We recently ventured down to California for a birthday celebration and ended up coming home with a bag of lemons from jwa’s aunt (from a tree in her yard, not just from a grocery store or anything!) These are really beautiful, bright yellow lemons that I couldn’t wait to use.

So, here’s something […]