Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Crab

This is so simple and so luxurious that I almost want to offer a money back guarantee to get you to try it this summer or early fall. It was so easy that I made my handsome rocket scientist taste to see if I was missing anything and he assured me it was great at first attempt....more

Top 10 Reasons to Make a Skinny Frappuccino

Okayfine, there’s nothing intrinsically healthy, organic or cheffy about a frappuccino real, fake, skinny or otherwise. They’re not even cool anymore… for as popular as Starbucks has become (it’s said they have lunar expansion plans), what was once an irritating predictor of upward mobility has become another fast food addiction, but by another price tag....more

Coconut Panna Cotta

This dish is a cross between sweet and savory with avocado and chocolate: Coconut Panna Cotta with Avocado Mango Salad with a chocolate vinaigrette and it is goooood.It’s also easy and can be made ahead… you heat coconut milk and coconut cream, combine with gelatin and whipped cream and pour it into molds, ramekins or a pan to set and that’s it. Then you can ‘taste test’ your whole way down the end of the pan....more