Popped Corn

  For relatively healthy movie night popcorn or anytime snacks, this is microwave popcorn re-imagined. They have a great butter and sea salt flavor, but this Rosemary Parmesan just does it for me.

Kid’s Bento boxes

Last week something wonderful happened, my son (4 year old) came back with an empty lunchbox for the first time. And all the following days after that too. He is not the pickiest boy on the block when it comes to food but we usually have the same talk every night...

Cooking with Sake

In French cuisine, as in many others, we cook with wine a lot. A LOT. I use wine in sauces (try this calamari recipe), when I cook a simple riz pilaf, risotto, etc? One day while making a risotto I realized that I was out of white wine. Oh my, oh my, what to do?...

Fresh tomatoes vs cans or jars

Using fresh tomatoes in place of store bought canned tomatoes is much tastier. Unfortunately, the amount of work added to prepare the tomatoes is really only worth it during the tomato season. When the tomatoes actually taste and smell like something. ?(Note: I have...