Category recipes

November In Bloom

Good thing I have photos to remind me, otherwise I don’t know what happened this month.

Collard Greens Gratin

In my family, Thanksgiving is always a challenge to see how many pounds of butter and pecans we can pack into one meal. The number is a source of pride among the cooks, but it should never be shared with the guests. When anyone asks why all these vegetables taste so amazing, we answer with a… Read More

Dumpster Cookies

These are supposed to be called compost cookies. Yes, I do realize that doesn’t sound any better.

Mojito Grilled Fish Skewers

Today is the first day of stone crab season! We’ve gathered on Big Pine Key for our annual family stone crab extravaganza, which didn’t happen last year thanks to the hurricane. Before we hop on the boat, here’s a fantastic grilled fish recipe I’ve been working on for you.

September In Bloom

Seems like this month was mostly mangos according to the photos in my phone. 

Jaboticaba Jelly

They say every Brazilian grandmother has a jaboticaba tree in her garden.

Calamondin Ricotta Torte

I’ve seen variations of this cake floating around the internet for a while now. I find them irresistible, featuring a lacquered top of gorgeous blood oranges.