Fromage Fort

A French recipe for ingeniously turning all those extra bits of cheese sitting in your fridge into a pot of spreadable deliciousness. I’ve been holding on to this recipe for a while now.  I originally wanted to post it just before the holidays because I thought it would be the perfect recipe when most people…

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…