Date Night and Duck Breast with Pomegranate-Chile Sauce

It is spring break for schools in the area. The girls abandoned us to brighter places with their respective other parents.  I can’t remember the last time I cooked for Jim. Just Jim. So…on an unusual weeknight dinner date at home, I decided to make Caesar Salad, Duck Breast with Pomegranate sauce, Mushroom Risotto and… Read More Date Night and Duck Breast with Pomegranate-Chile Sauce

Baklava – Testing Michael Symon’s Rose Water Recipe

Making baklava was MUCH easier than I thought it would be! Its magic really… sheets of thin pastry, nuts and syrup add up to simple deliciousness of honey sweet and buttery tastes delivered by nutty and flaky textures. Everyone in my chopped and blended nutty family liked it! Except for chocolate chip cookies, that doesn’t… Read More Baklava – Testing Michael Symon’s Rose Water Recipe