Creamy and buttery mashed potatoes are the perfect comfort food! Various variations of this delicious dish can be found all over France, Spain and Italy – making it a Mediterranean classic. My creamy garlic mashed potatoes are a Fall and Winter luxury and while they aren’t “low calorie” and should be eaten in the Mediterranean …Read More
A hearty mushroom dish perfect for cold winter nights! The mushrooms are braised in a rich and flavorful sauce of beef stock, smoky bacon and a kiss of garlic. This is a very elegant side dish but it’s easy enough to be thrown together on a regular weeknight – it’s the best of both worlds. …Read More
Buon Natale, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad and of course Merry Christmas! Let the Feast Begin! Today is Christmas Day and marks the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a time of great joy and happiness for billions of Christians around the world and the Traditions surrounding Christmas make up a major part …Read More
Delicious roasted carrots in a richly flavored savory butter sauce with Rosemary and a hint of sweet roasted garlic. MISE EN PLACE Things that need to be done before cooking starts. Wash and clean the carrots, slice the garlic and preheat the oven to 425. Tools You Will Need Oven-safe Dish Recipe Serves: 8 …Read More
So delicious and simple! This is a perfect weekday recipe where you can just fix it and forget it but at the same time the taste is so amazing and presentation can be dressed up so that it would be a perfect option for guests or company. I used some fresh organic green beans grown …Read More
Delicious mushrooms braised in champagne. A rich and elegant side dish that is perfect for a “Special Event” type meal but easy enough to be thrown together on a regular weeknight.
Easy and simple side dish that is packed full of flavor and goes wonderfully with grilled or roasted meats. I’ve made this many times as a delicious side along with a beautiful roasted chicken or a roast beef. This dish is one of my “Cooking Leverage” recipes where I make a big batch and re-heat …Read More
Delicious and hearty Basque Fisherman’s stew with tomatoes, peppers, onions and potatoes flavored with smoky Spanish Paprika. Since ancient times fisherman along the coasts of northern Spain and southwest France have been heading out into the Bay of Biscay for tuna one of the most traditional preparations has been this braised stew of tomatoes, onions, …Read More
My delicious take on an amazing side dish I enjoyed while out to dinner at the Dining Room of the Ritz Carlton Hotel. I was inspired by their “daily special” vegetable side; I’ve made a few changes such as upgrading to Spanish Marcona Almonds among others. This easy side goes wonderful with grilled steak and …Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… the end of the year is a time for the holidays and great feasts what’s interesting to remember is that many of these traditions go back to old European Christian holydays – which by the way is original root word for holiday. I celebrate 3 major Feast …Read More
Roast Beef is the ultimate “weekend” or “special day” dish. It is a usual at my Sunday Suppers, countless restaurants have it as a special on the weekends, and it’s a quintessential part to holiday meals like Christmas or Easter. My recipe for the best roast beef will work on any cut of roasting beef …Read More
Calabacitas Espanoles This is an old recipe that came to me from my abuelita (grandmother) and it was a staple at countless family functions. It’s a wonderful and delicious Summer dish packed full of flavor and deliciousness while at the same time being super healthy.
Super easy and healthy main dish that can be made in minutes making it perfect for those busy weekdays. Tools You Will Need Large Sauté Pan Tongs Large Cooking Spoon
French, Italians & Spaniards Approach Meals Very Differently Than The Typical American – And Are Way Healthier For It! I was having a very in-depth conversation the other day with a friend over the differences between how American’s and Spaniards take lunch. All of a sudden, it dawned on me … The typical American and …Read More
How To Make The Best Prime Rib This is the best and only recipe for Prime Rib you will ever need! The meat is packed full of flavor, tender & juicy and best of all the entire recipe is ridiculously simple & easy.