Cream Scones

Cream Scones

In my early 20’s, I spent a summer working at an old inn on the Isle of Skye. My job was to help out in the kitchen, which meant mostly peeling potatoes, scrubbing pots, and chatting with the chef. This was before there was a bridge connecting Skye to Scotland’s mainland, when the island still felt remote and old-fangled. On my… 

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Swordfish Steak au Poivre

Swordfish Steak

For days (weeks?) now, we’ve been poring over recipes for pies and birds and sides, stockpiling ingredients and planning menus. Thanksgiving is only days away, and we are ready. But we still have to make dinner every night. And with all that excess in our future, we’re trying to keep gluttony to a minimum on… 

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Enchiladas Suizas (Swiss Enchiladas) {and a Giveaway!}

Enchiladas Suizas

Like most everyone I know who grew up in San Diego, Mexican food runs thick in my veins. Parts of Mexico feel like home to me as much as parts of California do, and when I recall childhood food memories, it’s south-of-the-border meals that come to mind. Family takeout sometimes meant a trip to Tijuana and back. My dad would take… 

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