Cherry tomato and ricotta salata crostini

Fluffy, powdered peaks of snow, perched on rolling red hillsides, with the taste of pure sunshine. The simplest of recipes, with much care, can result in the profound. This is one of my favorite crostini's (sliced toast with toppings, Italian style). While it is best served outdoors on a cloudless, warm afternoon, it is also [...]

Tomato and Onion with Gorgonzola Dressing, a Steakhouse Classic

Tomato, Onion and Gorgonzola. This is the King of Salads and one of my favorite dishes. I fell in love with this dish at Spark's, the famous (and my favorite) steakhouse in New York City. For me, this is the epitome of what an appetizer should be before a huge big piece of meat. The fresh sunshine [...]