Just the Recipe: Greek Greens Pie

Just the Recipe: Greek Greens Pie

Versions of this pie differ all over Greece depending on what greens are available and who’s doing the cooking. And even my pies change from year to year depending on the greens I’m able to get.

Spicy Cheese Cornbread

Spicy Cheese Cornbread

Years ago, when I was young, Carl and Shirley Sontheimer, then owners of Cuisinarts, Inc., hired me to travel all over the country to teach people how to use the food processor. One of the many recipes I created was, “Yogurt and Jalapeño Corn Bread.”…

Gluten-free Texas Cornbread

Gluten-free Texas Cornbread

This just may be the best cornbread recipe ever.  It was given to me many years ago by my late friend, Viola Campbell, who got it from Georgia Hughes, an old Texas friend of hers.  It is deliciously moist and is slightly spicy from fresh…

Recipe and Story: Flaky Parmesan Cheese Twists

Recipe and Story: Flaky Parmesan Cheese Twists

It’s the air incorporated between the layers of dough during the repeated rolling and folding that gives these pastries their flakiness and crispness. The yeast comes into play, too, adding just a touch of lift during baking.