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Sweet Corn Cornbread

A favorite restaurant of mine has the most wonderful cornbread, but they wouldn’t share the recipe.  So I took it upon myself to try to recreate their mounding crispy crust that looks to me like it came from a cornmeal volcano.   The cake is moist and dotted with sweetcorn, pineapple, and chunks of fire […]

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Ginger Poached Pear

The silhouette of a bosc pear is sculptured art on the plate.  Poaching is an easy do-ahead technique with elegant results. The key to success for this recipe is being tidy in how you peel the exterior.  Trim away all skin, even the area around the stem.  For extra elegance, lightly scrape away the woody […]

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