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Shrimp Magnolia Pasta and a shrimp boat story

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” ~ Jacques Cousteau

(Note: This is from a newspaper column I write for the… 900 more words

Radicchio Salad with Pears and Roasted Eggplant

Radicchio Salad with Pears and Roasted Eggplant


  • 1 medium eggplant, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry
Seasonal Recipes

Melissa's Sangria (Melisangria)

We’re hopping back to Spain for this post with a contribution from my ever-adventuring, beautiful friend Melissa. She lived for a time in Granada, Spain, and picked up a few tips and tricks here and there. 201 more words

San Francisco

Baharat Crust Chicken with Summer Succotash and Tomato-Coconut Cream

This chicken entree was featured at my first pop up with Six Thirteen Restaurant. It’s perfect for a summer night and is incredibly complex in flavor! 284 more words

Seasonal Recipes

Heirloom tomato salad with fresh basil and goat cheese

“Then followed that beautiful season… Summer….
Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape
Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow… 784 more words

4th of July Blueberry Pie

It’s the 4th of July!

All across our beautiful country there are parades down main streets,  picnics laid out on red checkered table cloths, backyard BBQ gatherings of friends and family, and, of course, dazzling fireworks displays that will light up the night sky in celebration of our nation’s independence. 293 more words

Karen Pavone

Celebrating summer - Rhubarb Guglhupf with Ginger Icing

About one year ago, I graduated from my Bachelor’s program. Guess what the first thing I did afterwards was – yep, you’re right: it was baking. 586 more words