Jean Anderson’s avocado, black bean and tomato salad

Jean Anderson’s avocado, black bean and tomato salad

Sarah Moulton is one of my favorite chefs. I learned to cook by watching chefs on television and Sarah is one of my favorite. Watching Sarah Moulton on television is like being in the kitchen with your best friend. Sarah mentions her colleague Jean Anderson Continue Reading

Mediterranean Tabbouleh Salad

Mediterranean Tabbouleh Salad

I still remember the first time I tasted Tabbouleh. A local restaurant in Austin, the town where I grew up offered a Middle Eastern platter with crispy herbed falafels, lemony hummus and portion of tabbouleh salad with its bulgur wheat, tomatoes and parsley. For a Continue Reading

Swordfish Speedies

Swordfish Speedies

Spiedini or speedies, what an adorable word. It essentially means anything cooked on a skewer in Italian and I just love skewers. Grilled meat is right up there with chocolate and carbs for favorite food groups. These speedies lightened up with swordfish are a great Continue Reading

Not Your Average Tuna Fish Salad

Not Your Average Tuna Fish Salad

I make a half recipe of this for lunch at least twice a month. Even though the avocado keeps for a day in this salad, I prefer fresh avocado so typically make a smaller batch for Joshua and I. If you halve the recipe, go Continue Reading