Tuna Minilla Empanadas

Insanely practical, that’s what these empanadas are. Perfect to make ahead for gatherings, as you can eat them hot or not. And they are oh, so, comforting: think of a tuna casserole in the good old style, but revamped with great Mexican flair and then flipped and turned into individual size. They withstand hours of…

Puff Pastry: Basic Recipe

It’s true you can always buy frozen puff pastry at any grocery store. But, in less than the time it takes for the frozen puff pastry to thaw, you can make your own from scratch. I have a simple recipe I learned at L’Academie de Cuisine in Maryland, that is the one I turn to time…

WETA Salon Series

29 JANUARY 2013 6:30 PM I am honored to be the featured guest at this philanthropic event at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC, for my co-producing station WETA. I will plan and execute a dinner menu for the event and demonstrate the main course to guests. Hope to see some of you…