The Sea Salt

Angel Food Cake

This semester I’ve been taking a baking class, and one of the things that I’ve learned about myself is that I love whipping egg whites.

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

I have gotten in trouble before for altering recipes in class. So I don’t do that anymore.

In class.

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Roasted Red Pepper Dip (and How to Roast Peppers)

This Mediterranean style Roasted Red Pepper Dip is my play on Muhammara, a dip that is found mostly in Syria which has pomegranate molasses and aleppo peppers. I simplify it a little, and use toasted walnuts, garlic and cayenne pepper.

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Salted Double Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut & Potato Chips

I get a request almost every week from Miles’ co-workers for my Chocolate Chip Cookies. I didn’t think it was possible to improve upon the recipe, until this happened…

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Spicy Taco Turkey

When Elisa and I were seven we ruined a birthday party by hosting a taco eating competition between just the two of us.

We ate all the tacos.

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Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum)

This is my favorite Thai food, and every time I come across a green papaya I have to make it, or sneak it into my carry-on.

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Brussel Sprout Salad with Apples, Golden Raisins, Walnuts & Parmesan

This is my Southern California spin on Brussel Sprouts.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger and Coconut Milk

When I saw this squash in Trader Joe’s yesterday I knew what I had to do.

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