Cheese

Cheddar Scallion Popover Muffins

popover muffins

Neiman Marcus used to have these hidden cafés on the top floor that my mom and I would visit for lunch during a shopping spree at the mall, and the cafés served these warm, straight-out-of-the-oven popovers with a whipped raspberry…

Grilled Salmon Pita

greek salmon pita 2

There is a restaurant in Manhattan Beach called Petros and it serves up great classic Greek dishes. On their lunch menu is a Grilled Salmon Pita that I order everytime, and instead of the Caesar dressing I get a lemon…

Tortellini Pesto Bake

tortellini bake

I have a confession to make. This is a cheat recipe. Don’t worry, I did make this dish but I took a bunch of shortcuts. Okay and my husband told me it was totally out of this world and I…

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

roasted pepper pasta salad

Hello, summer! Summer began on Father’s Day this year. Sure enough, June gloom is over and it’s been getting sunnier and hotter everyday. Summer is a time for cookouts, BBQ, and pool parties. This means that you need to be…

Heirloom Tomato Galette with Pecorino

tomato galette 3

Oh the bountiful supply of summer produce and fruits! I found these beautiful heirloom tomatoes at the farmer’s market and knew that I had to showcase them somehow. A galette is easy to make and so pretty to look at. Galettes belong…

Summertime BBQ Chicken Pizza

bbq chicken pizza

I am subscribed to quite a few food magazines at home. Some as gifts from friends, some because I’m a food blogger, and some from leftover airline mileage points. Whatever the case may be, I am very happy with my…

Salt Air’s Copycat Pea Toasts

Pea toast

Salt Air is a “beach bistro” on Abbot Kinney in Venice, California. The small restaurant has a great vibe, serving up some great dishes; classic and well prepared. Our waitress raved about their pea toast and told us that the…