Medjool Date Turnovers

This is kind of a continuation of my last post. There were a few pastry discs left over from yesterday’s savory turnover project and today I’m using a sweet filling. Medjools are the queen of dates. They are larger, plumper and softer than other varieties. These were soaked overnight in coconut rum. I filled the … More Medjool Date Turnovers

Breakfast dish using leftover rice and eggs.

Not every dish of every meal, even in households with the most sophisticated tastes, is a brand new, made from scratch creation. Sometimes there are leftovers whose destiny doesn’t need to be limited to being reheated and re-served in the original form. I get satisfaction from keeping waste to a minimum. From the moment I … More Breakfast dish using leftover rice and eggs.

Padron Peppers

Padron peppers are our favorite. We try to grow them every year. When they are young like this we like to stir fry them with a little bit of olive oil and kosher salt. We eat them whole, seeds and all. Padron peppers are usually mild but every now and then you will get the … More Padron Peppers