Monthly Archives: February 2009

Tortilla Soup

This is a recipe I created for a private class recently. The last time I made it, however, I used homemade chicken stock. Regardless of whether it’s totally vegetarian, count on it to be a warming, flavorful soup. Also, instead of putting all the tortilla strips in the soup, I fried some of them which […]
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Say Cheese!

I am teaching a dessert and wine pairing class called “Say Cheese!” at The Chef’s Gallery in Stillwater, Minnesota, Saturday, February 21st. Here is a photograph of one of the desserts; a Vanilla Bean, Fresh Thyme, and Fromage Blanc Cheesecake with Blueberry Compote. The cheesecake and graham cracker cookie are two separate components as you […]
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Black Olive and Swiss Chard Tart

Since one cannot live on doughnuts alone (contrary to the belief of some, like our friend Barbara), I decide to make a Swiss Chard and Black Olive Tart. This particular recipe is from the Traveling Through Provence Cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase. This savory tart can be served hot or room temperature. Serve it alongside […]
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