Out of this world (Upcycling bed sheets)

From old make new. The boys have been totally into the solar system and Star Wars recently. For a recent Star-Wars-themed birthday party, I thought...

Nori-wrapped seared scallop sashimi

And the tale of my seared sashimi extravaganza continues. (This is part 3). Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy. It consists of very fresh raw meat,...

Lemon pepper seared tuna sashimi

This is part 2 of my seared sashimi extravaganza. Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy. It consists of very fresh raw meat, most commonly fish, sliced...

Sesame-crusted seared salmon sashimi

I haven’t been blogging much lately. That’s because I had foot surgery a couple of weeks ago, so I haven’t been *doing* much worth blogging...

Croque madame casserole refashioned

What to do with leftover cubed bread the day after a cheese fondue? (Cheese fondue is a Swiss dish where cubes of bread are dipped...

Gifts in a jar: m&m cookies

I made m&m cookies in a jar. Not very paleo, I know.  But the teachers I am gifting are definitely Not. Paleo. So, I figured...

Gifts in a jar: curried lentil soup

Last week, one of my best friends wrote me an e-mail that she was planning to give presents gifts in a jar this holiday season....

Five-spice glazed carrots

It is a huge challenge to get my elder son to eat any vegetable or fruit. He categorically refuses. In fact, for a while I...

Raspberry pavlova

While playing Suzette, a cordon bleu cook in the Zurich Comedy Club‘s production of Don’t Dress for Dinner (November 6-16, 2013), I cooked all the dishes...

Veal a la crème

While playing Suzette, a cordon bleu cook in the Zurich Comedy Club‘s production of Don’t Dress for Dinner (November 6-16, 2013), I cooked all the...