Perfect Lemon Merengue Pie – a December Delight

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Yeah. I know. Lemon pie has nothing to do with Christmas. But December is when the citrus starts coming off the trees out back. Plus lemon merengue pie is truly one of my most favorite sugary sweets. Tart, sour, sweet, fluffy – combining such texture and flavor. It’s truly a … Read morePerfect Lemon Merengue Pie – a December Delight

Happy Hanukkah from The Gentleman! Leek Kale and Yellow Potato Latkes

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. It’s holiday time, friends, so happy Hanu-Kwanna-Christmas to all!I like to celebrate any and everything, regardless of weather it’s my culture or someone else’s. So today I am offering you a delicious savory latke for Hanukkah. This latke isn’t the straightforward potato pancake that so many people think of when … Read moreHappy Hanukkah from The Gentleman! Leek Kale and Yellow Potato Latkes

The Gentleman Caller’s Linzer Cookie

https://vimeo.com/195642210 Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Welcome back, you crazy carolers! Alright, I am outing myself here. I am a cookie monster. I have been known to take a cookie to bed with me, and that’s not a euphemism. I could eat a cookie every day. During Trip of Love, given it’s proximity to Schmackary’s, … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Linzer Cookie

The LUX

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Sometimes there are things so sublime you must accept them as they are. You mustn’t tinker too much with them. Kobe beef. Gucci loafers. Stevie Wonder songs. Luxardo cherries. In 1817 Maria Cavenari and her husband moved to Croatia and began perfecting the “rosolio maraschino”. The emperor of Austria took … Read moreThe LUX

Texas Pesto

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. As summer wanes and fall begins my basil bushes are saying farewell. Which means I have to seize the opportunity to make and put away some pesto or be sad about the lack of basil later in the winter. Now you know I am not going to just sling together … Read moreTexas Pesto