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Lemon-Lime Curd

Lemon-Lime Curd

  It is hard to imagine a traditional English five-o’clock tea without sconces and spread. Lemon curd is just one of these delights. The Americans adopted such a popular English recipe with enthusiasm and are enjoying the curd on a toast or a bagel with […]

Poached Egg on Avocado-and-Smoked Salmon Toast

Poached Egg on Avocado-and-Smoked Salmon Toast

  When our son Peter lived with us in our house, on Mother’s Days he was making for me a special breakfast (with my husband’s help, of course). Initially, when he was younger, it was a French toast, and later, in high school, I enjoyed […]

Cheese Torta

Cheese Torta

  Since I saw Jacques Pepin making this dessert, I fell in love with this simple and stylish dessert. The original recipe calls for honey, pistachio, and dried cranberries. This way the dessert looks very wintery – green pistachios with red cranberries create a Christmas […]

Lazy Pavlova

Lazy Pavlova

    In my opinion, the dessert Pavlova is one of the best in the whole world. It is heavenly delicious and looks fantastic. And it is fairly easy to make. But I will talk about real Pavlova at another time. Today I would like […]

Delmonico Steak with Lemon-Parsley Butter

Delmonico Steak with Lemon-Parsley Butter

    This is probably most mysterious cut of meat. It is something ‘from or near’ and ‘near or from’ the rib section. But for sure, it is a pretty tender and flavorful piece. I don’t buy the Delmonico steak often, probably, ones in a […]

Roasted Pepper Mayonnaise

Roasted Pepper Mayonnaise

    You want to eat it with a spoon. Literally. I know, I know it is still a mayonnaise. This sauce is my absolute favorite. Forever. Period. Thanks to the vegetables, the roasted pepper mayonnaise doesn’t taste heavy and fatty. Thanks to the vegetables, […]