American Recipes

Banana Soy Muffins

Banana Soy Muffins

The inspiration for both this recipe and photo came from a beautiful book I recently acquired. Like so many of the food publications that…

Salted Caramel Brownies

Salted Caramel Brownies

Before last Friday, I was pretty sure my brownies were the best in town. Not because I have delusions of culinary grandeur, but because…

Chipotle Cheese Wafers

Chipotle Cheese Wafers

One of the worst things about growing up with health-conscious parents was bringing a lovingly packed, health-conscious lunch to the elementary school cafeteria. I…

Banana Nut Pancakes

Banana Nut Pancakes

A week ago, I didn’t think my standard banana pancake recipe could get any better. It was simple, flavorful, quick, and always a crowd-pleaser…….

Grilled Flatbread

Grilled Flatbread

I just can’t resist posting one last grill recipe for the final days of an all-too-fleeting summer. I’ve been intrigued by grilled flatbreads for…

Summer Grilling Guide

Summer Grilling Guide

Almost exactly one year ago I found myself hauling a 90 pound (40 kg) cardboard box into the San Antonio, Texas airport and checking…

Some Hamburger How-to

Some Hamburger How-to

We had a great time last Friday at the hamburger lesson in collaboration with┬áLaboratorio Cingoli. We all got our hands dirty forming and flipping…