says it took some time to perfect.
“I had the idea and tried it with real onions, but even when
we battered them and got them crisp, they burned, and we
couldn’t get them to stick. Then, I’m in Publix around Christmas,
and I see these dried onions like you put on green bean
casserole and wondered if they would work. And they did.”
Then, his eyes twinkle and he bursts out laughing. “They
should put onion crusted grouper on my tombstone!”
Today, he sets his own schedule focusing on activities he
loves. Hiking and playing chess provide relaxation, while
Jennifer enjoys tennis and practicing yoga. And, as the cat
settles around the trunk of a potted palm, I ask if he was ever
tempted to do another restaurant.
“Yes,” he says. “In fact, I was looking at a couple of little
premises. But not now, I’m too old and too smart.”
And very contented, I might add.
To accompany this dessert,
Greenwood likes to add
a touch of Grand Marnier
liqueur to the raspberries
The terrace where Izzy, the rescue dog, loves to relax in the sun looks out
over the infinity pool, Lake Chapala and a range of mountains in the distance.
Chocolate Ganache Torte: Impress your guests with this rich, decadent dessert
that is surprisingly easy to make.