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Sponge Cake with Lemoncello Cream and Strawberries

by Nancy Buchanan on April 16, 2014

I am not really a “dessert” kind of person. Don’t get me wrong, I looove dessert and if I had my way, chocolate would definitely be on my ” I could give everything up but […]

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Indian Chickpea Fries with Smoky Date Not Ketchup

by Nancy Buchanan on April 6, 2014

  I have amazingly talented friends – some are photographers, fabulous food writers, bakers, food stylists…. and now product developers! My friend, Erika of In Erika’s Kitchen has recently launched a line of sauces called […]

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Pixie Tangerine Mojo

by Nancy Buchanan on April 2, 2014

They’re here!!!! They’re here!!! Pixie Tangerines from Ojai are here!!! These bright, sweet little orbs of tangerine deliciousness have arrived in markets – and they are bigger, sweeter and better than ever this year due […]

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Baked Alaska

by Nancy Buchanan on February 10, 2014

There is no question about it… my pants are tighter than they were 4 months ago. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s in Italy and the Superbowl it has been one long food fest here […]

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Gai lan with Tangerine Glazed Chicken

by Nancy on January 29, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year!!! Since I missed celebrating New Year’s in the U.S. I am getting a second chance – the Chinese New Years is this Friday!! And to help me celebrate, the wonderful people […]

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Cheddar and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Quesadillas

by Nancy Buchanan on November 18, 2013

Fall has arrived. The leaves are turning, the weather is getting cooler and the days are shorter – but my schedule isn’t – is yours? Which means I’m not eating as well as I could […]

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Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Apple Butter Vinaigrette

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by Nancy Buchanan on November 12, 2013

Thanksgiving is almost here and it’s all about the pumpkin… pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin bars…. and of course, who could forget “pumpkin juice”?  But there is far more to winter squash than just pumpkin […]

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Sausage Salsa Bowls

by Nancy Buchanan on September 12, 2013

You can tell the lazy, hazy days of summer are over when the morning conversation goes something like this “What’s for dinner tonight  Mom? I’ve got  practice this afternoon and then a study session at […]

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Mango Coconut Mousse

by Nancy Buchanan on September 2, 2013

Happy Labor Day Weekend! For most of us, Labor Day signals the end of summer – those last few days of sunshine and heat. Except of course, if you live in Southern California where it  […]

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