Dill Pickles

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

Bernise Potatoes

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

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 ...

Lacy Quesadilla

I grew up in California and my wife is from Texas, so we both have pretty decent quesadilla game. As a kid I always loved the crispy bits that esca...

Couve à Mineira

This is a classic Brazilian collard dish that's often made with bits of smoked pork. My version includes a bit of red cabbage for sweetness and col...

Eggy Arugula Salad

I have always had a soft spot for a soft egg. In this salad the poached eggs combine with the Bernise blend to form a light and delicious dressing....

Crispy Baked Wings

I love chicken wings but don’t always have time or the desire to deep fry them. This simple recipe is easy to make in the oven or on the grill, an...