Stuffed Zucchini Flowers with Golden Tomato Vinaigrette

Isn’t that a lovely flower arrangement? Well, ehem, yes it is but I’m not planning on enjoying the view of the tissue paper softness of those brilliant buds for long…because I’m going to eat them! I would like to introduce you to someone special.  Someone whose visits I eagerly await each summer.  Meet Zucchini Flower!  If you’ve already […]

In Memory of Guillermo Castro: Picadillo Taquitos con Salsa Fresca

This blog post is dedicated to a dear man who left us too soon on July 18th, 2011.  Guillermo Castro, a Birmingham restauranteur and all around amazing guy changed the face of Latin cuisine in the city with the opening of his restaurant, Sol y Luna in 1998.  He continued to innovate by opening Los […]

4th of July Recipes–An Appetizer and a Side!

Okay, I know this is the very last-minute for a 4th of July post.  I am a very bad blogger.  I chose to go canoeing with my husband and dog instead of blogging, and I’m not sorry.  It’s early yet though and these recipes come together pretty quickly.  Because we are running on a tight […]