Beef & Citrus Stew

Making stews is one of my favorite things. It is a one pot meal and they also freeze really well for these weeks or days when you have less time to...

Billows & Thieves

Former Bonnie bar director Mike Di Tota’s wife, Chelsea, doesn’t drink, and this was her favorite cocktail on his menu. When I met her at the bar t...

Whole Lemon Pepper

Most citrus is in season in the winter, and I always like to dry thin slices to use for spice blends, teas, and cooking in the off-season. Whole sl...

Whole Roasted Pineapple

Pineapple is one of my favorite fruits. Sadly, I find that it's not cooked often enough. To me, the key to delicious cooked pineapple is to pick a...

Dutch Apple Pie

If you're ever too intimidated to make a pie from scratch, start with this one. Crisp topping also acts as pie dough, which is simply pressed into ...

Preserved Black Grapes

In preparation for a lovely meal, pair the preserved grapes to balance a rich meal of braised dishes or with a beautiful cheese and charcuterie pla...

Spiced Hot Toddy

A perfect beverage for cooler weather. My version pairs a young Islay scotch with complementary spices. If you don't drink I've included some spicy...

Hemingway in Kochi

Hemingway is believed to have discovered this daiquiri when he was in Havana. He once said, “Don’t bother with churches, government buildings or ci...

Brown Sugar Banana Bread

When I had to create a banana bread recipe for a baking magazine, I realized that banana bread is the perfect vehicle for the heat of pepper or chi...

Cranberry Agrodolce

Agrodolce is Italian for sweet and sour. This recipe uses fresh cranberries and apple cider vinegar infused with Luberon N4 for a new take on a Tha...

Tepache

I love pineapple, and was always a bit sad that you had to waste the rind. A good friend of mine introduced me to tepache and all this changed. All...

Roasted Peaches

It's that time of year in most places, where peaches might be super ripe but at the tail end of season, soft in spots, battle scarred. This is one ...