Baked Asparagus

Ingredients: 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed 1/2 cup butter, divided 3 cups sliced mushrooms 1 small shallot, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white wine or dry sherry 1 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemon Bars

Aside from marking the end of the bitter cold winter and the sprouting of green stuff, there’s another reason why I love spring. It’s a transitional season where one season’s produce is winding down and the produce from the next season, first comes to market. Meyer lemon season … [Read more...]

Uni with Yuzu Gelée

This doesn’t happen often, but I’ve been at a total loss as to what to name this dish. It’s not quite a salad, not quite a ceviche, and not quite a terrine. Sure, I could have just stretched the definition a bit to fit the dish, but it always irks me when people go naming things … [Read more...]