Olive oil cake

The top search for a dessert on Food52 is not a chocolate torte or peanut butter cookie or apple pie. It’s an olive oil cake….

Southern supper

You just get that itch. It comes sometime around late June or early July around here. You go to the farmer’s market one Saturday just…

Whipped ricotta

This is going to be short and sweet. I have two words for you that will change your life. Whipped ricotta. It’s a thing, whipped…

Pantry pasta

Things I always have on hand: some kind of dried pasta, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, red pepper flakes, anchovies or anchovy paste and garlic. In…

Snow days

This morning started as a typical panic day for Southerners when snow is in the forecast. After anxiously checking every hour-by-hour forecast on a variety…

Steak au poivre

Miss me? I took most of December off from almost everything except cooking. It was wonderful. I have to get myself motivated again but probably…