• Baking
  • Red Onion Tart

    red onion tart

    Tarts are one of my favorite things to bake…and eat. With the perfect balance of buttery crust and filling, they are a meal on their own. They also make a great side dish or a knockout accompaniment to soup and salad. This red onion and coriander version has a warm flavor and light quality that […]

  • Food
  • Mole Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    mole roasted sweet potatoes

    Mole poblano is a Mexican sauce that includes chile peppers, spices, herbs, and nuts among a long list of ingredients. Chocolate features prominently in the mix, but it rounds out the flavor rather than lending a dessert-like quality. This recipe captures the essence of mole, relying on a balance of strong ingredients that come together […]

  • Food
  • Roasted Whole Carrots

    whole roasted carrots

    One of my grandmother’s favorite sides was a simple carrot salad. Ahead of her time in many ways, she always favored vegetable-rich eating and whole grains – not a common choice for a butcher’s daughter. Whenever I see bunches of carrots with their festive green tops, I think of the lunches we shared and her […]