Easy Ricotta Gnudi with Carrot

There are many ways to make ricotta gnudi.  Some of the great ones take a few days of draining, mixing, and setting before they reach the delicate ...

Rhubarb Chicken with Potato and Arugula

When rhubarb is in season, I try to cut and freeze enough for the year.  I love making both sweet and savory dishes that celebrate the tart and bar...

Poached Chicken Breast

I think poached chicken is underrated (except of course the Hainanese variety which gets plenty of acclaim). It's the perfect topping for a salad, ...

Asparagus and Egg Dressing

There are places that you work, and teams that you were a part of, that are triggered by ingredients and seasons when you work in food.  This egg d...

Chard Leaf Pie

I had some Swiss chard that looked great and decided to use it instead of phyllo to make this great chicken and rice pie. It's an excellent way to ...

Baked Stuffed Apples

Stuffed baked apples are an easy dish with an elegant presentation.  They work well as a dessert served warm with ice cream or served on a platter ...

Seafood Chowder

Dress it up with nice china and a silver spoon served as a seafood course with a buttery wine or get cozy with a big bowl, sitting crisscross in a ...

Summer Fruit Salad

This is a simple way to showcase ripe summer fruit. The Galil N13 blend provides a savory and herbal counterpart to the sweet flavors. Want somethi...

Katama Bread

My version of the Kyrgyz onion-stuffed flatbread is greatly simplified. No yeast, no kneading, and only a few ingredients. It's a great blank canva...

Oil Cured Labneh

These delicious treats are so easy to make yourself. All you need is yogurt, time, and good olive oil. The last for months in the fridge, and are g...

Steamed Mussels with Fennel

Gail and I started working at Daniel around the same time. Since then, both of our careers have followed new paths. A native of Eastern Canada, Gai...