Archive for October, 2010

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Chorizo, Chickpea & Sweet Potato Soup

Chorizo, Chickpea & Sweet Potato Soup

I love dishes that are a bit surprising. Foods that are sweet, smoky and spicy all at the same time. Ones that have texture and flavor and smell wonderful. This [...]

October 27, 2010 × 22 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Chicken & Spinach Quesadillas with Pear Salsa

Chicken & Spinach Quesadillas with Pear Salsa

Do you guys use shortcuts? I’d love to say that I don’t. That I have time to cook everything from scratch all the time, and pick vegetables from my very [...]

October 19, 2010 × 15 comments

entree, recipe

Flank Steak Stuffed with Spinach, Feta & Artichokes

Flank Steak Stuffed with Spinach, Feta & Artichokes

This is one of those super-simple recipes that takes no time to put together, but ends up looking and tasting absolutely amazing. You basically take a butterflied flank steak and [...]

October 15, 2010 × 7 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Apple Chutney

Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Apple Chutney

Every year I get a little nostalgic around October. I miss the change of the season, the way the air becomes clean and chilly, the turning of the leaves and [...]

October 13, 2010 × 16 comments

dessert, recipe

Pumpkin Flan

Pumpkin Flan

My memories of flan are many and varied. Growing up in a Cuban family, we almost always had flan for dessert after Sunday afternoon dinners, and it was almost always [...]

October 8, 2010 × 17 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Rustic Spinach and Cornmeal Soup

Rustic Spinach and Cornmeal Soup

So I hear that it’s cold and rainy up north, and that can only mean one thing. Soup weather! It may still be in the 80′s down here, but we’re [...]

October 5, 2010 × 16 comments