Spicy Gazpacho

Serve this refreshing soup at room temperature in little glasses as a starter for a summer meal. This version was inspired by Chef Giselle in Provence. 8 small servings INGREDIENTS 5 slices stale artisan bread,…Continue Reading

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce is a savory and healthy combination of almonds, roasted peppers, tomatoes and garlic. Serve with any fish or meat, or on crusty bread. Be careful…it’s addicting! Makes about 2 cups INGREDIENTS 1 1-inch…Continue Reading

Warm Nuts & Olives with Romesco Sauce

Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 8-10 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, roughly chopped 1 Cup Marcona almonds or mixed nuts 2 Cups Castelvetrano olives (or a variety) Zest of one lemon Chile…Continue Reading

Margarita Cookies

These delicious margarita cookies can be enjoyed with or without the addition of tequila. Adapted from McCormick Spice’s Sugar Rimmed Margarita Cookies. Makes 24 cookies Ingredients Cookies: 2cups flour 1/4teaspoon salt 3/4cup 1 1/2 sticks butter, softened Green…Continue Reading

Genova Walnut Pesto

I learned to make this delicious pesto in a little shop in Genova, Italy. It’s traditionally made in a mortor and pestle, but it’s fine to use a food processor. It’s wonderful served with butternut…Continue Reading