Red Thai curry, coconut and roasted red pepper glaze for grilled salmon
Bacon-wrapped jalapeños stuffed w/chipotle cream cheese
Chicken enchiladas verde
Buratta cheese ravioli with pesto, pistachio and pecorino cheese
Delicious 10 yr. aged sherry vinegar
Ricotta, spinach and mutmeg ravioli in butter garlic and pinenut sauce.
Tapa - torta de patatas Española
Tapa - bacon-wrapped dates in red pepper butter sauce
Tapa - manchego cheese, membrillo, lemon zest and pine nuts
Delicious Italian olive oil
Delicious balsamic vinegar
Wonderful Italian white and semolina pasta flours
Impromptu Italian olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
Pasta sauce - tomato, Italian sausage, basil, garlic, wine and onion
My favorite canned tomatoes for pasta sauce
Shiitake mushrooms and shallots in butter, sherry vinegar and cognac
Oven-roasted vegetables. sweet and new potatoes, summer squash, zucchini, red onion , carrots and button mushrooms in balsamic vinegar, olive oil, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme and basil oil.
Garlic bread and butter
Rolled-out pasta for ravioli
Ricotta, spinach and nutmeg ravioli
About to become garlic bread and butter
Garlic from Gilroy, California
Malloreddus (Sicilian gnocchi, left) and orecchiette
Freshly picked makrut (Thai) limes.
Ginger snap cookies
Fresh Myer lemons and makrut (kaffir) limes. Amazing!
Lemon meringue pie.
Dutch Baby (German pancake)
Chicken tikka masala, rice and garlic naan
Grilled mango and piña w/honey lemon basil sauce
Grilled marinated pork shops, grilled green beans and grilled mango and piña.
BBQ baby-back ribs
Great meat and poultry butcher. Niles, IL.
Coffee rub for baby-back ribs
Grilled rib eye steaks, grilled asparagus and roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Kansas City style BBQ sauce