Winter Bean Salad

This dead-simple salad was inspired by a friend's family recipe. If you can cook potatoes and chop an onion, you can make the salad. The bonus? It ...

Bernise Onion Dip

Dip is the reason that crudité exists.  It also brings your chips up to another level.  Bernise onion dip is an easy one to dip your fresh vegetabl...

Dill Pickles

Bernise and high-quality dried dill leaves are great to have on hand to make these quick dill pickles.    

Falafel Burger

Full of fresh herbs and crunchy Dvora flavor, the falafel burger has the satisfaction and crispy edges of a crusty, cast iron seared meat patty.  

Salt and Vinegar Potatoes

Bernise potatoes are a picnic style side dish that goes great with La Boîte Fried Chicken (LBFC) or roasted fish dishes.  

La Boîte Fried Chicken

The signature LBFC has arrived, and you can make it a meal by adding Bernise Potatoes, Bread and Butter Pickles, and a jar of Harissa Honey on the ...

Wedge Salad

Summer is underway now, and for me there's nothing like a chill and crisp salad for lunch or dinner when it's hot out. Iceberg is my favorite lettu...

Spring Sauces!

Mid-April is an uncertain time. Vegetables and fruits are beginning to appear at market but who knows when or how many. The weather can vary wildly...

Crispy Potato Skins

I cook potatoes pretty frequently (maybe it's a side-effect of being half-German), and I love the skins. Whenever I peel more than a potato or two ...

OMG It's Dinner

I took on the fun challenge of using the same blend to season every dish in a meal, while keeping the ingredient list short and sweet. Our Onion M...

No-Waste Potato Leek Soup

Growing up with a Japanese mother you learn about mottainai, the loose English meaning is "do not waste", though a more literal meaning includes "w...

Easy Sauce Béarnaise

I've been a big fan of this sauce ever since I first had it as a kid. Rich eggs and butter with the zip of vinegar and the sweet and mellow flavor ...