Roasted Bone Marrow

I have a deep love for roasted bone marrow. I had it for the first time at a bar in San Francisco with toasted brioche bread and it is pure fatty, unctuous deliciousness. It is one of those things that is meant to be a very occasional treat, because, well, its pretty much pure fat. But, oh my, does it taste good. There are several … Continue reading Roasted Bone Marrow

Yogurt-Marinated Leg of Lamb

I have a deep love of lamb, with its delicious, gamey flavor and it is perfect to serve for a spring dinner, particularity for Easter. In the past, I’ve done yogurt-marinated butterflied leg of lamb on the grill to superb results and wanted to try a similar preparation on bone-in leg of lamb, available through South Mountain Creamery and using their delicious Whole Milk Yogurt. … Continue reading Yogurt-Marinated Leg of Lamb

Menu: Thanksgiving 2015

A bit late getting this up, since we’ve already moved in to full on Christmas prep, but wanted to share a post about our Thanksgiving. This year, we have much to be thankful for. Healthy family, happy home, new opportunities and a table full of delicious food to eat. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year, as its surrounded with food and … Continue reading Menu: Thanksgiving 2015

Roasted Tomato Sauce with Spinach Pasta

Upon returning home from our long trip, I spied several red tomatoes in the garden still holding their own in late September. I picked about 20 medium tomatoes and wanted to find an easy way to use them up quickly, since a few of them seemed like they’d been hanging around awhile. Because these are late season tomatoes, I wasn’t sure how flavorful they would … Continue reading Roasted Tomato Sauce with Spinach Pasta

Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille

Several years ago, the Washington Post Food Section printed a recipe for Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille and I knew I had to make it. This was even in our condo living years, before we had a garden that grew too much zucchini and yellow squash. I love the rustic feel of this dish and the flavors really pop. I’ve made it for guests many times as … Continue reading Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille