A comforting, family dish that can be easily adjusted and customized to please even the pickiest of eaters, chicken pot pie is a cool weather tradition for us.
The first time I made pumpkin pancakes was a few years ago, when fueled by a desire to have our own garden in Southern California, we planted pumpkin seeds that were given to us by a good friend.
One of the very first things I made at culinary school was chocolate chip cookies. Back then, I thought, everyone knows how to make that, right? Wrong. Apparently, there is more science to making the perfect chocolate chip cookie than I imagined.
Sweet, juicy, bursting with the flavors of summer, this salad is all of the above and more! The inspiration for this salad came from a trip to our local Trader Joe’s where they were sampling a salad with a similar base.
As the name suggests, Medovik, or Honey Cake, is made with layer after layer of aromatic honey and cream made with sour cream. The flavors of honey and sour cream are traditional in the Russian food culture and remind many of home.
The idea for doing a BBQ chicken came to us one year for Thanksgiving. Most years, Thanksgiving Day in Southern California is like any ordinary summer day so why not BBQ? We opted for chicken instead of turkey because its smaller size meant it would be easier to stand atop a beer can and actually…
Rich, indulgent chocolate tarts are irresistible to anyone who loves chocolate. Super smooth, with a deep chocolate flavor and an earthy teff-based crust this chocolate mocha tart will not disappoint.
Lemon Tart is a sophisticated version of lemon pie. The difference is, there is a minimal amount of filling in the tart, just enough to balance the flaky texture of the homemade crust.
Fruit tarts are the crown of desserts when it comes to fresh fruit. They can be made year-round with seasonal fruit but are especially attractive with abundant berries in the summer.