Author Archive for Sheilah Kaufman

Recipes for Passover and Easter

Chef Becky Foulk’s “Cooking Soup to Nuts” offers hope, help and some wonderful recipes that can be used for Passover and Easter. This cookbook, full of easy, mouthwatering dishes and color photos, was written to honor Becky’s mother and to support…

Scallops

Scallops

I was about 25 years old when I was introduced to scallops.  I was taking French cooking classes, and one of the first recipes we made was Coquilles Saint-Jacques/Scallops in White Wine Sauce.  It was love at first bite. Along with developing a love…

Wonderful Things About Russia … Its Food

Darra Goldstein is a college professor in Russian studies, a world-renowned food scholar, and an award-winning cookbook author. She has written at least a dozen books, including “A La Russe: A Cookbook of Russian Hospitality,” “High Society Dinners: Dining in Tsarist Russia,”…

Treats for Your Valentine

Say “I love you” with these wonderful new treats served to your family and loved ones for Valentine’s Day. Not all treats have to be full of sugar or chocolate, but I have to have my chocolate since it is…

New Recipes for the Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving! I love to try new recipes for the holidays. Here are a few that are sure to please your family and friends. Add them to your culinary repertoire. They’re great! Vickie Reh’s Cottage Cheese Salad Sometimes eating leads to…

Fall Is in the Air

These fall recipes are ideal for serving as the weather changes or for celebrating fall holidays. Smoky Tea Cornbread Chef and educator Laurie Bell, owner of Great Falls Tea Garden, is a Certified Tea Specialist and Cordon Bleu-trained chef. She…

I Love New Recipes

I have been testing and loving many new recipes this summer, and here are a few of my favorites. I hope they become your favorites, too. Debby’s Mocha Mistake Cookies Debby Vivari shared this recipe with me. It seems when she…

Unique, Enjoyable and Delicious Eating

French Onion Toast When French soup called to Jill Donenfled as a dinner option, her first bite was enough to inspire this dish included in her book, “Better on Toast: Happiness on a Slice of Bread” (William Morrow). Jill seems to always…

Travel to Rome Without Leaving Home

In “Tasting Rome:  Fresh Flavors & Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City” by Katie Parla and Kristina Gill (Clarkson Potter Publishers), two American women living in Rome celebrate the city’s lost recipes and contemporary innovations and share dishes and stories that only a fully…