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Crispy Asian Crab Cakes

The perfect crab cake, in some circles, is a topic as hotly debated as global warming. I feel robbed, close to tears, when dining out and ordering a crab cake which turns out to be a bread cake. Embarrassing Richard, I’ve learned to quiz the waiter as to the ratio of filler to crab before … Full recipe post »

Wild Mushroom Paté

One of my favorite get-togethers is an annual pot-luck which rolls around the Sunday after every Thanksgiving. Friends bring Thanksgiving leftovers or invent a dish based on random refrigerator leftovers. The results are delicious, if not sometimes, amusing. Last year I had plenty of turkey and cranberry relish which I wrapped in flatbread then cut … Full recipe post »

Seared Scallops over Butternut Squash Risotto

Are you craving a 3-star Michelin  dining experience but your purse says forget it? Making this dish in your own kitchen will transport you to culinary heaven, and it will be a lot kinder to your wallet if you make it from scratch.  I confess there is technique involved. I am confident, however, you can … Full recipe post »

Grilled Balsamic Lamb Chops

I think lamb is the most overlooked meat in America. It’s surprising because across the world its popularity far exceeds beef. In fact, savory lamb recipes are the staples of our planet’s oldest cooking traditions. If you don’t like lamb, maybe it’s  because you feel its fatty (it is) and tastes & gamey (it’s not, … Full recipe post »

Perfectly Grilled Steak

When I was growing up, I knew the most appreciated present I could buy a family member was a well-marbled, 1 1/4-inch, bone-in steak. After carefully selecting the meat, I’d wrap it in paper, festive to the occasion, tie it with a bow, then hide the beef in the refrigerator. My grandmother, in particular, appreciated … Full recipe post »

Seared Sesame Scallops with Mango Salsa

I have trouble steering my grocery cart past a seafood display of glistening, plump scallops, Who can resist  the sweet, delicate flavor of this inimitable mollusk? When someone tells me they don’t like scallops, I ask if they were cooking with ”wet” or “dry” scallops?  Most folks shrug in reply. There is an ocean of … Full recipe post »