Plum Tart
Food / Recipes

Plum Tart

I came across this Ina Garten recipe a couple years ago and it has since made the rounds at dinners and parties.  Every time I serve it, it is a stunner.  It is a beautiful presentation and it is delightfully unexpected – I mean when was the last time you had a plum dessert?  As … Continue reading

How to Ripen and Store Avocados
Food / The Basics

How to Ripen and Store Avocados

I LOVE avocados!  I eat them almost every day.  That being said, I don’t eat a whole avocado every day.  Avocados are one of those tricky fruits (yes, fruit) that can turn brown easily if exposed to air; that’s, scientifically speaking, called enzymatic browning.  So here’s an easy way that I keep my avocados from … Continue reading