Strawberry and Kiwifruit Pavlova In culinary school, you have to take classes in both cooking and pastry. After the first few classes, most people have a clear preference – they are either cooks or bakers, […]
Green Beans with Tarragon Vinaigrette Are you ready for the next installment of Summerfest 2010??? I hope so, because here it is!! This week’s theme was beans, herbs and greens and I decided to make […]
Brie, Tomato and Pepper Strata It was a great party – good friends, good food and good wine. Peering into my refrigerator the next morning though I was confronted with the eternal question “what am […]
Berry Cake No, I am not talking about that kind of “fruitcake” – you know, the one that makes it appearance very Christmas and has it’s own cult following (www.fruitcakerescue.com). No this one is infinitely […]
Zucchini Salad I am truly blessed. I have a wonderful family and truly amazing friends – and a lot of them have gardens that are overflowing with zucchini and tomatoes! I am blessed because said friends […]
Hello and welcome to A Communal Table. I'm Nancy Buchanan - personal chef, recipe developer, food photographer and stylist. I specialize in creating recipes and menus - from easy to elegant and everything in between. Pull up a chair and settle in - we've got lots to talk about!!