Saturday, May 29, 2010

Salmon Nicoise Salad

Salade Nicoise is a salad that originated in the city of Nice, located on France's southern Mediterranean coast. Traditional ingredients for this salad are composed of raw vegetables, anchovies and ... 


Thursday, May 27, 2010

Greek Lamb Kabobs

During my high school senior year in Massachusetts, my friendship with a Greek family magically transported me to a new and exotic land - Greece. Later on, my studies of ... 


Thursday, May 20, 2010

Kitchen Trick – How to Julienne Veggies

Hand Method: If julienning a long vegetable such as a carrot or a zucchini, begin by cutting off and discarding tips. Cut the veggie into thirds or fourths. Each piece should ... 


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Jiffy Soup for May and June Weather in LA

Before moving to LA I thought I was coming to the tropics. I arrived in the month of May and asked, "Where is all the sunshine?" Somebody answered, "Here in ... 


Monday, May 17, 2010

Kitchen Trick – Oops, I forgot to bring the butter to room temperature!

If you don't have a microwave to soften the butter, just cut it into 1/2-inch thick squares and, using a fork, cream the butter with the sugar. The friction of breaking ...