Blog Archives for tag lemon zest

‘Fennel ‘Confit’ with Grilled Lamb’

The culinary term ‘confit’ comes from the French verb confire which means ‘to preserve.’  It involves slowly cooking food, surrounded by… Continue reading »

Potato, Radish & Green Bean Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Think of this as a modern (and much healthier!) take on a traditional potato salad. No mayo in sight, just… Continue reading »

‘Lemon-Buttermilk Pie’

This luxurious Lemon-Buttermilk Pie comes from a superb cookbook (aptly named) Homemade Decadence.  The author, Joy Wilson, has compiled a collection of… Continue reading »

Lemony Buttermilk & Parmesan Dressing with Fresh Sage

Even if you don’t have a container of buttermilk in the fridge, did you know you can make buttermilk yourself?… Continue reading »

Pasta with Lacinato Kale Pesto

What a wonderful way to use two of my favorite ingredients!  Tuscan (or Lacinato) kale and a simple pesto sauce. … Continue reading »

‘One-Pan Salmon Orzotto’

 Lately when I find wild salmon, I buy it in a large fillet rather than the pricier pre-cut portions.  Buying… Continue reading »

‘Tahini-Marinated Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-&-Tomato Salad’

You are probably familiar with tahini : the rich sesame paste that is an essential ingredient in hummus.  I was excited… Continue reading »

‘Blueberry-Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake’

What makes this pound cake on the healthier side of traditional pound cakes is the use of whole wheat flour,… Continue reading »

Wild Salmon with Roasted Garlic & Rosemary

Three kitchen staples that I just can’t do without are fresh herbs, lemons, and garlic.  All so versatile, fragrant, and… Continue reading »

‘Buttermilk Lemon Pie’

One of my kitchen mottos is ‘no ingredient left behind!’ If you have it, use it. If you’ve cooked it,… Continue reading »