Romesco Sauce

Rich and slightly tangy from a deep tawny-colored sherry vinegar, Romesco is an invaluable sauce to have as part of your repertoire.  It plays a reoccurring role in mine. I love sauces and this Romesco is no exception.  It hits all the right notes; rich and garlicky, a bit tangy from the sherry vinegar, deeply…

Golden Slaw

A tangle of golden hued root vegetables including parsnips, carrots and, of course, golden beets are cloaked in a fall-scented turmeric dressing resulting in colors reminiscent of the amber glow of the fading light of September. We are a society of impatient people.  We rush everything.  Swimsuits start appearing in stores in January and in the…

Beet Tartare

A mixture of finely chopped beets, kohlrabi, cucumber and avocado are accompanied by a tangy mustard vinaigrette, crunchy shallots and robustly flavored fresh tarragon in this vegetarian twist on the classic steak tartare. I had an interesting dream just before I woke up the other morning.  I dreamed I saw a recipe for a vegetarian tartare…