Spanish Tortilla and Romesco Sauce

Appetizer Brunch Flexible Vegetables Vegetarian

It had been on my mind for years to make a Spanish tortilla, which is nothing like the tortillas familiar to most Americans. It’s basically a frittata that features potatoes. Read more

Gnocchi Skillet with Tomatoes, Chicken Sausage and Basil

Chicken Easy Recipes Vegetables

When I collect recipes, they often languish for a while (sometimes years) before I try them. Witness my 16 three-ring binders packed with untried recipes. But not this one. We recently defrosted our basement freezer and came across a package of chicken sausage among the forgotten treasures. Then I found this recipe on Pinterest. Read more

Bay Scallops Gremolata

Recipes Seafood

Scallops, mild and succulent, are among my favorite seafoods, but they can be expensive. I jumped at the chance to buy a pound of frozen bay scallops at a great price. Read more

Colcannon Soup for St. Patrick’s Day

Recipes Soup Vegetables

I have a bit o’ Irish blood in me, so I’ve made colcannon for St Paddy’s Day before. But this year I wanted soup, so I came up with this.  It was tasty, defying the unfortunate reputation Ireland has for bland food. And who doesn’t like potatoes? Read more