Oatmeal Banana Nut Muffins

Makes 12 Soak the oats in buttermilk for about 15 minutes. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Prepare muffin pan with baking cups. Combine the oat mixture with the banana and egg, and mix until combined.  In a separate bowl measure and whisk the dry ingredients together.  Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until just combined. Do not… Continue reading Oatmeal Banana Nut Muffins


Vinaigrette: 1/3 cup canola or grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 teaspoon cumin seed, toasted and ground 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Salad: 3 hearts of romaine, torn roughly by hand (almost 8 cups) 3/4 cup crumbled… Continue reading Fattoush

Apple Dumplings

2 medium apples 1 pie dough 1 stick butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoon lemon juice 2/3 cup water 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Lemon Caper Fish

1 pound fresh white fish, like cod or halibut 4 tablespoons butter, divided  1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil  salt to taste  Few grinds black pepper  3–4 slices lemon 2 teaspoon fresh garlic, finely chopped  1/2 cup white wine such as Chardonnay 2 tablespoon capers drained