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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Dark Chocolate Matzo Brittle

Dark Chocolate Matzo Brittle

Last month, I went to a friend’s fundraising dinner that involved eating chili and Fritos for a worthy cause. As charitable donations go, it was pretty great–eating well and doing good at the same time. It was impressive to see that a few simple (or not-so-simple, if you know this hostess) pots of chili could… 

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