Month: May 2014

Chiles rellenos bring up memories of friendship, Mexican potlucks

For years, our friends Tony and Donna Freeman threw fabulous Mexican potlucks for about 30 people each time. I can't tell you how much we enjoyed the feasts and how much […]

Chicken salad with capers and lemon

When temperatures hit 85 degrees last week, I made a chicken salad out of the half a roasted chicken leftover from "Postscript to Spanish food gets my attention." I served an arugula, red […]

Postscript to ‘Spanish food gets my attention’

Take a look. This time I didn't try to second guess the recipe's creator, chef Brett Emerson, owner of Contigo in San Francisco. (See my post of April 26, "Spanish […]

Beet salad gains a reluctant fan

My Seattle traveling pals are right again. They like to order beet salad at places such as Place Pigalle or Taste restaurants in Seattle. I thought they were nuts, preferring a nice chicken […]

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