Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hearty Golden Borscht

I was inspired to make this soup while shopping at the farmer’s market. The golden beets looked so beautiful all piled up in the morning light. Be sure not to overcook this soup–the color of the beets will fade if … Continue reading

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Shortbread Cookie Cutouts

These buttery shortbread cookies are crunchy yet melt in your mouth good. They are a great base for frosted cookies or for dipping and  decorating with tempered chocolate. They are delicious topped with crystallized colored sugar as well. Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant

Roasted Eggplant Salad  Served as a salad, over pasta or mixed with cooked lentils, this dish lends itself to variation. Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 medium globe eggplant 1/3 cup california olive oil 1/4 pound crimini or white mushrooms 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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