beet hummus with scallion garnish

White Bean and Beet Hummus

Beet hummus is an unexpected and delightful twist on the classic. Beets add a gorgeous, bright hue as well as a flavor boost and additional health benefits. And who doesn’t … Read more

Spicy Corn Cakes

These Spicy Corn Cakes are full of fresh corn, chilies, cilantro, and cheese. They make a great brunch dish and are easy enough to make while camping. That’s my kind … Read more

Smoked trout spread on crackers on a cutting board

Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious … Read more

Sardine salad in a blue bowl with bread on the side

Sardine Salad with Parsley and Lemon

Tapas-style sardine salad makes a good appetizer, lunch, small dinner plate, snack, or even breakfast. I owe a big thank you to my food-loving friend Carolyn for introducing me to … Read more

Easy Chicken Liver Paté Recipe

“What am I, chopped liver?” Such a deft colloquialism. The implication at first glance being that chopped liver is forgettable, not worthy of notice, insignificant. But good chopped liver is … Read more