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10 Ways Tuesday: Leeks

I’ve got creative ideas for cooking with leeks during winter: 1.  Leek Bread Pudding Watching Thomas Keller cook Leek Bread Pudding on tv is the reason I bought his book, Ad Hoc at Home. Buttery leeks, chives, thyme, shredded Comté cheese and brioche bread baked...

Ingredient of the Week: Leeks

This post by Valeria over at the blog My Life Love Food inspired me to make leeks ingredient of the week at la Domestique. The power of the internet to connect us from places all over the world amazes me. Valeria is a born and raised Italian, but when I read her blog...

Cardamom & Prune Bread

I realized yesterday that winter has arrived in Colorado and it’s here to stay. Rather than fluctuating between 80 degree days and snowstorms, we’ve settled into a peaceful season of sunny but decidedly chilly temperatures. I haven’t seen a snowflake...

Bucherondin with Fig Purée and Pine Nuts

The best part of cooking is discovering beautiful flavors and textures. The second best part is playing with flavors and textures, being inspired and surprised. Yesterday I baked Fig-Walnut Bread from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook. The recipe calls for dried...

Cook in the Moment: Fig-Walnut Quick Bread

Each week I contribute an article to the Whole Foods Market Cooking Boulder expanding on one of the 10 Ways Tuesday ideas. This week I cooked and photographed a recipe for Fig-Walnut Quick Bread from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook. For this recipe, Martha...