Sometimes I think my refrigerator looks more like the lab of some mad scientist than an actual family refrigerator. There are lots of labeless bottles and jars sporting homemade sauces, pickles, preserved lemons and liquids […]
Recipe ideas come from many places – cookbooks, magazines, restaurant meals, a vacation – you name it, it probably has inspired someone to create a recipe. This Thai Hot and Sour Soup was inspired by […]
Happy Spring Everyone!!! Change is in the air – plants are emerging from their winter naps, spring fruits and vegetables are beginning to appear in the markets and so naturally it’s time for a change […]
“”From good people come good things”. Yes, they do. Like the beautiful avocados in this Avocado, Tomato and Poached Egg Salad that was inspired by my trip to the Pinkerton’s avocado ranch. Last weekend […]
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!!