About Wendy

Welcome to my new food website!

Welcome to my new food website!

I started a food blog in 2005 or so using culinaryq.com for my domain just to have a place to keep recipes with the hope of eventually creating a cookbook or two. Well, that is still to come, but in the meantime, I will be 

Summer Squash Delight with 30 Leaves of Basil

Summer Squash Delight with 30 Leaves of Basil

Click Here to see the cooking demo video. This is so good that my husband raved about it and even had the leftovers for lunch the next day, and he is not big on vegetable-based leftovers. Inspired by all the produce from our farmers, especially 

Bitter Melon Sauté with Onion, Tomato, Corn, and Thai Basil

Bitter Melon Sauté with Onion, Tomato, Corn, and Thai Basil

Yes, bitter melon is BITTER! But if you like a strong IPA ale or horehound candy, or just have a taste for something different, you just might like this interesting veggie. Technically a fruit along the lines of a squash, bitter melon has long been 

Pan-seared swordfish with lemon butter caper sauce — Easy!

Pan-seared swordfish with lemon butter caper sauce — Easy!

So easy! So delicious! So quick! Use this recipe for a quick meal or as part of a company meal menu. And, while you could leave out the capers in a pinch, or if you don’t like them, I think they put this recipe over 

More Zucchini?  Grate!

More Zucchini? Grate!

My friend Elizabeth just left two of the most gorgeous zucchini squashes on my porch. Between the two they weigh in at close to 7 pounds. The ruler is there for scale.  Elizabeth did send me a picture in which she used her glasses to