The Humble Onion

The onion is a magical ingredient that unifies all the other parts of a dish. It is amazing how its many forms (raw, sautéed, caramelized, etc.) make the dish.  Imagine a hamburger without a slice of raw onion, or grilled onion if that's your choice.

Soup Sounds Good!

Eggplant Parmesan Soup

I really wanted to name this article "It's Soup Weather", but if you are in California right now, that falls a little flat. The days are in the high 70's and the sun is shining. But, fortunately no matter if the rain or snow is falling or it's a cold winter day, soup is always a good choice.

Beurre Blanc - The Perfect Finish for Fine Seafood

Salmon Beurre Blanc

Some would argue that sauces comprise the very heart and soul of French cooking. Whether or not you agree, it's hard to refute the importance of sauces in many of the more famous French dishes.

The Twelve Minute Egg

I can't remember when my quest for the perfect method for making hardboiled eggs began. I do know that a hardboiled egg can become many  things such as a garnish on a salad or vegetable, a delicious egg salad sandwich or even the elegant deviled egg.

Move Over Kale, Cauliflower Is In Town

Did that surprise you? Culinary trends are very fickle or should I say we are, consumers. We are in an age of becoming the deciding vote on what is hot and what's not. When it comes to something we all need to survive. Food and all it stands for is the biggest trend ever. Don't believe me?