Breakfast

Beet Cured Salmon, Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs & Chive Crème Fraîche

Beet Cured Salmon, Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs & Chive Crème Fraîche

5 of 5

The first time I ever tasted and made beet cured salmon was in Stockholm, Sweden. I worked as a Commis de Cuisine in the Hotel Reisen in Gamla Stan, not...

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Catalan Tomato Bread

Catalan Tomato Bread with Burrata

5 of 5 8 Minutes

My Catalan Tomato Bread is using a fresh scratch baked Dutch oven farmer’s bread, however, a great store purchased farmers bread will work just fine. Once considered a poor man’s meal Catalan...

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Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

4.7 of 5 20 Minutes 2 Quarts

Eating in our times has gotten complicated and confusing.  Sometimes it can be even scary, so eating real food and something simple that has been around since 6000 BC sounds...

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biscuit

Praise the Lord, pass the biscuits

5 of 5 8 Minutes 24

It is minus 1o F. in Chicago,  I’m staying in.  The only reason to go out is to walk the dogs and even they are walking a little faster to...

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Michigan blueberry compote

Michigan blueberry compote

0 of 5 5 Minutes

In summer when Blueberries are plentyfull I eat them by the handful.There is nothing easier than blueberry compote and you can prepare in 3 to 5 minutes.    

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Turmeric Milk with Honey and Ginger

Turmeric Milk with Honey and Ginger

4 of 5 5 Minutes 2 servings

Jon Kabat Zinn, psychologist and author of multiple books on mindfulness said, “For the most part, we eat with great automaticity, with little insight into its critical importance for us...

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Honey roasted tomatoes with basil and chili peppers

Honey roasted tomatoes with basil and chili peppers

3.5 of 5 90 Minutes

Growing up in Germany I remember we had family friends from Italy, one weekend we were invited to their house for dinner. Amongst other food served that evening I clearly...

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Potato, bacon and poached egg

Potato, bacon and poached egg

0 of 5

Moving from Stockholm, Sweden to Basel, Switzerland and taking the position as a Chef  Tournant at the Basel Hilton Hotel, I remember the discussions with a chef friend of mine...

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Skinny Sausage Gravy

Skinny Sausage Gravy

5 of 5 25 Minutes 8 cups

The North has Coffee houses the South has Waffle houses and they serve Sausage gravy and I loooooove a good sausage gravy.  In the South, biscuit and gravy is a...

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