Category Archives: Eggs

Maple Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk waiting to be used up in the fridge?       Check. Maple syrup looking a tad old?                         Check. Easy as pie recipe?                                  Check. Enter Maple Buttermilk Pie from 101 Cookbooks. So simple, so delicious, and if you bought the crust, a … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, DIY, Eggs, Pantry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gougeres – Around My French Table

French cooking has always intimidated me. It’s the sauces, there are always sauces, and the giant tomes of French Cookbooks. And the lack of vegetables. Do I sound like I’m complaining? It isn’t intentional, but I find that the feeling … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Cheese, Cookbooks, Eggs, French | 1 Comment

Classic Caesar Salad

Caesar salads are never hard to find, whether you are in a restaturant, at a salad bar, or looking to pick up a prepackaged salad. You can even purchase Caesar salad dressing (with or without the anchovies). But I wanted … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Eggs, Italian, Quick, Salads, Side | 1 Comment

Zabaglione with Raspberries

As cliche as it sounds, people love the sound of the Italian language. Jamie Lee Curtis in A Fish Called Wanda, Bananarama sang, “Robert DeNiro is waiting, talking Italian,” and countless other pop culture references have women swooning over the … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Eggs, Italian, Quick | 1 Comment

Spinach, Mushroom and Scallion Breakfast Burrito

If you are a regular reader of my blog you know that I play fast and loose with recipes. Essentially, I am a frugal cook (or lazy, depending on your perspective). I like to cook with what I have and … Continue reading

Posted in Brunch, Eggs, Mexican, Quick, Vegetarian | 3 Comments

Purple Potato Salad with Tarragon and Aioli

In the U.S. condiments are most often associated with hamburgers and hot dogs, such as mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup and pickle relish. But don’t let that limit you. Condiments from other cuisines are usually intensely flavored sauces or pastes that are … Continue reading

Posted in Condiments, Eggs, Herbs, Salads, Side, Vegetables | Leave a comment

Grilled Artichokes with Aioli

Artichokes were the first food for which I developed an extreme obsession. Growing up on the East Coast they were only available in season, which last about 6 weeks. Every May when I returned from college I knew my mother … Continue reading

Posted in Condiments, Eggs, French, Hors d'oeuvres, Italian, Side, Vegetables | 1 Comment