How to Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions by Coryanne Ettiene

I am the sort of person that impatiently watches the toaster, walks like I am running and talks like an auctioneer.   Doing anything slowly is against everything in my nature…in fact, I am also guilty of hitting send before proof reading, only to climb into the fetal position when I notice that auto correct […]

5 Ingredients that capture a Mediterranean Summer

5 Ingredients for Mediterranean Cooking

There is something about summer cooking that reminds me of those fabulous summer holidays spent in Italy.  It may be the dry breeze rolling across the backyard, or even the brazen clarity that the last thing I want to do is leave my shaded spot outdoors and hurry into the kitchen to prepare a heavy […]

Falling in love with fresh berries

Summer Berry Soup by Coryanne Ettiene

I am a fool for berries and have been since the age of 7 when my mother took me foraging in the Oregon woods on a brilliantly sunny summer afternoon.  I could not resist their delicate sweetness bursting in my mouth, and paid little attention to my stained fingertips, or my new gingham dress for […]