Santa Fe Chipotle Corn Chowder

Remember a few weeks ago? I mentioned a chipotle corn chowder from Santa Fe, and how the recipe accidentally called for an entire can of chipotles instead of just one chipotle.


Rhymes with Tofuti

My friends at the Provence WineZine spent the better part of last month in Provence. It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it.


A Light Finish

If you know me at all, you know that I am all about dessert after dinner. After lunch. Occasionally, after breakfast.



At first, I thought it was the airport. But that's l'aéro. L'apéro – with a “p” – loosely translates from French as 'the cocktail hour."


Summer Nights

You might think that when the mercury soars above 100°F (38°C), the idea of a hot meal would be unthinkable. Alas, for this cook, it is not.



“I hate tomatoes.” “I loathe mushrooms.” “Ewwwww.... Brussels sprouts?” “Sweet potato casserole is a crime against nature.” “Carrot cake is just plain wrong.” Or, so the haters say.


Memories of Old Santa Fe

In the early 1990s, I took my first trip to Santa Fe with Mikey, my best friend since the 5th grade. I had no idea what to expect, but I knew it would be an adventure.