Asparagus with Our Favorite Vinaigrette

The Silver Palate Cookbook….oh how I loved this cookbook! It made me feel like a fancy cook. Jullee Rosso and Sheila Lukins were food gurus to this suburban housewife. They had one of the first gourmet food shops in New York City, and when their cookbook came out, I couldn’t stop cooking from it.   Just … Continue reading

Filet Sole with Snow Peas

I serve fish at least once a week.  I grew up eating fish ( specifically filet of sole or flounder) for dinner on Fridays in accordance to the Catholic Church.  But even after Pope Paul VI loosened the fasting rules in 1966, my mom just couldn’t break the habit.  We still had fish (or other … Continue reading