Food Writer

About Editor

Growing up in a wonderful family of farmers and cooks, I had no choice other than to become a chef. It’s this background that has shaped my career and my cooking philosophy which is Simple ingredients, beautifully prepared.

When the Going Gets Tough…Greek Style

Cooking without recipes is so freeing, the food is truly yours, and it allows you to add herbs, or spices, and other ingredients to see how they change the character of the dish.

Easter and Greek Easter Ideas

Greek and "American" Easter are on the same date this year, Sunday, April 16. I love Easter, it's my favorite holiday because it means we're heading into my favorite seasons, spring and summer. Growing up Greek had the bonus of getting two Easters most years, and more importantly, double candy. I've provided two [...]

By | 2017-04-03T15:29:48+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Family Favorites, Holidays, Home Page|0 Comments

Maple Oatmeal Barley Scones

Of all the Ina Garten books my favorite is still her first book, The Barefoot Contessa, named after her former shop in Long Island. Bombar's was still in full swing when that book came out and two of the recipes from that book became two of my standards for Bombar's. Her Raspberry Corn Muffins [...]

By | 2017-01-03T09:43:12+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Bread, Breakfast, Home Page|0 Comments

Mom’s Apple Cake (Smitten Kitchen)

When my father was alive, he used to come over for dinner about once a week. Dad loved to eat and loved a good home cooked meal so I always included something new and different at our dinners. He had a particular weakness for apple/cinnamon desserts, One of his favorites was a recipe very similar to this using sliced apples.

By | 2017-01-03T09:43:12+00:00 October 29th, 2016|Cake, Desserts, Home Page, Inspirations|0 Comments

Apricot Ricotta Cake

It’s clear in the pages of Cherry Bombe that women are particularly gifted with the entrepreneurial spirit. As crazy as it sounds, in the end it’s just easier to own your own than it is to fight the traditional kitchen hierarchy.

By | 2017-01-03T09:43:12+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Breakfast, Cake, Cheese, Desserts, Fruit, Home Page, Low/No Gluten|0 Comments