Sauces


Kale Salad and Cauliflower “Gratin”

Kale Salad and Cauliflower “Gratin”  Serves 6-8 The pleasantly bitter notes of fresh kale dressed in a sharp vinaigrette is balanced beautifully by creamy cauliflower, rich cheese sauce and crisp, buttery bread crumbs. For salad:  1/2 pound kale, de-ribbed and cut in 1/4” ribbons  1 clove garlic, peeled and minced […]


Exquisite.

Watercress always seems so fancy, relegated to delicate soups and in precious finger sandwiches of chopped, hard-boiled egg and mayonnaise on crustless, thinly sliced bread laid out on silver platters at ladies luncheons. Which, now that I mention it, sound lovely. While the life that included ladies luncheons and called for a studied knowledge […]


St. Valentine might have loved tacos.

According to Wikipedia, Pope Gelasius I* established the feast of St. Valentine on February 14 in the year 496. He listed St. Valentine amongst those saints “… whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose acts are known only to God.” In other words, they didn’t know a thing about […]