Friday, December 19, 2014

Buckwheat Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Preserved Lemon Creme Fraiche

I love the malty taste of buckwheat. Buckwheat pancakes slathered in maple syrup are a weekend favorite for Vince and me.  On New Year’s Eve, we make buckwheat blinis with caviar and sour cream. Blinis are little savory pancakes – baked or pan-fried – made from many grains including wheat, millet, oats and buckwheat. My…  (Read more…)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Pretty and Popular – Endive Canapes with Cranberry Chutney and Orange

I’ve been teaching a class with PCC called Appetizers in 20 Minutes or Less. Each year I try to come up with a new bunch of fun, flavorful, and fast recipes. The class is a favorite of mine because I love appetizers and it’s really is more like a party than a typical class. We make…  (Read more…)