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Fava Bean Pistou

Fava Bean Pistou

Here’s a sample recipe from the Plats du Jour cookbook; a pistou bursting with the bright, earthy flavor of favas.

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Recipe of the Week: Veggie Gratin

Recipe of the Week: Veggie Gratin

While mac n cheese or meatloaf may be someone’s idea of comfort food, I prefer rice. Stir-fried, boiled, or baked, rice is my go-to when a rainstorm hits or I’m just in the mood to hunker down by the fire and this gratin is my new comfort food.

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Grrl, Interrupted

Grrl, Interrupted

After almost a two year break to battle breast cancer, GourmetGrrl is back with more recipes, wine tips, drink recipes, and general foodiness. Thanks for your patience and keep reading (and eating).

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pumpkin

Halloween Cocktail: Pumpkin Old Fashioned

Forget the pumpkin mousse (or the kid’s candy stash); this year serve the grown-ups a pumpkin-inspired cocktail instead. Bourbon, maple syrup, and pumpkin–festive yet classic flavors, and it’s perfect right through Thanksgiving. PUMPKIN OLD-FASHIONED 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1½ ounces bourbon 1 ounce maple syrup ½ ounce Grand Marnier Dash orange bitters Orange peel twist, [...]

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Haricot Vert – Green Beans and figs

Recipe of the Week: Haricot Vert & Fig Salad

There’s nothing like wine country during harvest (or crush): trucks of grapes line the roads and wineries bustle (and hustle) to get the job done. Amid the excitement and back-breaking work of crush are harvest lunches. Whether it’s to thank volunteers who come out to help at a smaller winery or a winery chef who [...]

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