An expatriate of New Orleans – and professional chef – who has lived in Los Angeles since her childhood, blogs about the journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles back to New Orleans, and points along the way.

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Herb and Mustard Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015, 2:36 pm in Recipes-Savory | 1 comment

An easy, yet elegant, preparation for pork tenderloins.

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Rosé Fest 2011- Part 5 Olive Oil Cake with Sautéed Brandied Peaches

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011, 10:13 am in Food and Drink, Recipes-Sweet | 1 comment

As I thought about desserts to serve at the Rosé Fest, this Olive Oil Cake, from a recipe of Suzanne Goin’s, seemed a perfect choice for a Mediterranean style menu.

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Winter at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market- and a Recipe for Braised Leeks

Posted by on Jan 19, 2011, 4:19 pm in Food and Drink, Recipes-Savory | 7 comments

Preparing winter vegetable dishes may take a little more time and imagination than the quick sauté of summer squash, or tender green beans, or a drizzle of balsamic and olive oil on heirloom tomatoes, but the cooking is often long, slow cooking that can be left on its own, and rewards are just as wonderful.

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