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Glazed Pearl Onions

We have often cooked pearl onions as a part of a larger dish, such as using it to stuff a Whole Roasted Chicken or accent a fancy Seared Scallops with Tomato Confit and Asparagus Purée.  However, in this dish, the pearl onion takes center stage.  Pearl onions are sweeter than their common onion counterparts, which … Continue reading

Seared Scallops with Tomato Confit, Pearl Onions and Asparagus Purée

While brainstorming what to cook for my Memorial Day Dinner, I decided to wander around the Union Square Greenmarket for inspiration. In the end, I went buck wild on the market, but was mostly excited about having procured some freshly caught scallops because I’ve been meaning to cook some for a while. I’ve seared scallops … Continue reading

50 Shades of Dinner

What do Memorial Day Weekend in NYC and 50 Shades of Grey have in common? They are both hot and sweaty, that’s one. New Yorkers flee to Central Park to disrobe to their bikinis and get some much needed Vitamin D. And in the book, rumor has it there is fleeing and disrobing, but not … Continue reading