When I’m not spending time in front of a computer screen, I love to cook for family and friends, big groups or small. Among the big groups, I occasionally cook as a volunteer at Soup Angels in Nyack, NY.

Here is a small sampling of some of my work in the kitchen:

Super Bowl Special to honor the Steelers Black & Gold:

Black beans with bacon and caramelized onions over yellow rice and roasted asparagus

Food Photos © Beth Tondreau.. . . . . . . . . © 2011 Patrick J. O’Neill