Spinach Tart with Olive Oil Sesame Cracker Crust

Spinach Tart

cooking for family and friends is the best kind of cooking.  naturally I’m thinking of our fast approaching holidays and encouraging you to expand your recipe collection to include this spinach tart. I like to think about what I might serve as a starter or an appetizer for a dinner party.  I like the idea […]

Spinach Salad with Asparagus & Cara Cara Oranges

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  How could I resist picking up such a beautiful bunch of fresh spinach to use in my salad?  The obvious answer is that I couldn’t.  I almost gave it a little hug before I put it in my basket at the market.  Along with slender spears of Spring asparagus, French Breakfast Radishes, Cara Cara […]

Colcannon for Saint Patrick’s Day

Colcannon / Patty's Food

  May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may god hold you in the palm of His hand. ~traditional gaelic blessing   Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! […]

Spinach, Potato and Bacon Quiche for French Fridays with Dorie

I just came home after a wonderful lunch at The Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco with Gina from SPCookieQueen and believe me it’s a good thing that I’m still on a high from meeting her because I was hoping to return home, find Blogger restored and post my link to French Fridays with Dorie.  But, […]