Monthly Archives: February 2012

Rainbow Cookies

Cutaway view of rainbow cookie log

A recent issue of Saveur magazine featured stories about and recipes from Italian-American food traditions. I was thrilled when I came across this recipe for rainbow cookies. I grew up on Long Island, New York, where many delis, bakeries, and

Posted in Desserts

Foil Baked Salmon with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Tarragon

Growing up, I was fascinated watching my mother cook in the kitchen. My interest in food was magnified when I discovered cooking shows on TV, when I’d watch Saturday morning cartoons in our basement rec room (or “wreck room, with

Posted in Recipes

Basic Tomato Sauce

Although there’s still 6 months to go before the first ripe tomatoes come out of the vegetable garden, I’m fortunate to have several containers of frozen chopped tomatoes from last year’s small-but-good-enough tomato harvest. It’s a nice remedy to the

Posted in Sauces, Vegetables & Salads