Month: July 2013

Alert: Don’t look at this post if you don’t want to see dead fish

With purpose, I didn't allow the photo at your right to be emphasized as you look at the Small Plates opening page. It's a picture of two of my sons […]

Not done with basil: Bruschetta is up next

Bring on the basil. We've done Insalata Caprese, tried the soup (last post), and now it's time for  bruschetta, a glorious tomato, basil, garlic and olive mixture that sits atop  bread […]

Ah, summer! Basil in the mix

One thing about hot weather: It gets me thinking about basil and the sweet  aromas of summer. It's the season for linguine with tomatoes and basil, pesto, bruschetta, and tomato […]

Tortilla Espanola or Tortilla de Patatas

When my husband and I need a fast meal and there's not much food in the fridge, we often make a Spanish potato omelet, or tortilla Espanola. It's totally different […]

Martini time in Oliver’s

After the dinner last weekend in Seattle, the one for the Epic Teachers project for  the archdiocese, I packed up and headed downtown to Oliver's in the Mayflower Park Hotel […]

Two salads for hot days

Last weekend, I was in Seattle cooking dinner for nine. I wasn't in my own kitchen, but with lots of prep and a cooler full of ice, I transported the […]

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