Margarita Granita with Spicy Shrimp

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!!! Yes, it is the day that Mexicans celebrate the Mexican Army’s  victory over French forces at the the Battle of Puebla  on May 5, 1862. For the rest of us , […]

Savory Goat Cheese Panna Cotta

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There is a lot to be said for simplicity – especially right now. Right now it seems my life is moving at a breakneck pace. It’s all good, but it’s hectic. My brain is stuffed […]

Salmon Rillettes

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They say that the holidays are the busiest time of the year. Wrong!!!. Spring is the busiest time of the year -  or at least it is for me.  Between graduations, showers, weddings and birthdays […]

Lemon Buttermilk Cake with Blueberry Compote

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A few weeks ago, a large and heavy box arrived on my doorstep – filled with cans of Oregon Fruit Products cherries, blueberries, boysenberries and blackberries. The gracious people at Oregon Fruit Products had sent […]

Blood Orange, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

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If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you may have noticed that salads are featured pretty often here on the Table. There are  reasons for that. You see, I really love salads. I […]

Shirred Eggs

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The weather is warming up and flowers are starting to bloom – spring is in the air and that means  – celebrations!!!! Easter, Passover, baby showers, wedding showers and high school and college graduations are […]

Melissa’s Tour

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You are never to old to go on a field trip and this week, I got to go on one to Melissa’s Produce in Los Angeles, Ca.  The tour and lunch was arranged by the […]

Berry Cobbler

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As I was saying last week, the calendar may say  “spring” but if you  look around your local market it seems that the fruits and vegetables haven’t gotten the memo. That said, there are ways […]

Green Goddess Dressing

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The weather may not look like it, but according to the calendar (and our inner clocks) Spring has arrived!!! Emerging from our winter hibernation, we crave fresh flavors. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country, […]