Archive | December, 2011

Lobster Cobb

Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 by in Comfort Food, Quick Eats

Lobster Cobb

After a traditional Christmas Day brunch of glazed ham, white cheddar gougeres and spinach salad I decided to go for something fast and easy yet still holiday festive for a light dinner. Seafood has always been a favorite at the holidays. In years past I have created elaborate layers of mussels, clams, corn on the cobb, […]

Beef Bourgnignon with Chanterelles

Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 by in Comfort Food, Family Dinners

Beef Bourgnignon with Chanterelles

This classic dish is a family favorite and always a crowd pleaser.  I have added some fresh local chanterelles that I picked on my morning walk.  The old growth oak forest in southern california gives us its prize culinary gift with the fall harvest of these lovely mushrooms. Once you know how to spot and identify […]