A Tower with a Side Salad It's really hard to keep salads interesting. For variety, forget not only the traditional lettuces, but forget the same old format - salad in a bowl. Instead, build a tower and accompany [...]
Split Pea Soup Did you know that you can go to a honey-baked ham store and just buy a ham bone? You will find that they have plenty of meat on the bone to carve off enough for [...]
Whether you are selecting a vegetable for a weeknight meal or planning a major feast for the holiday weekend, asparagus is a great side dish or starter. Our simple version is offered below with a medium fuss version following. Asparagus [...]
I recently visited Sur La Table and found a package of Organic Polenta that was displayed with small loaf pans and a sign suggesting that you make polenta to be used for crostini. I thought that sounded like a [...]
Following our day of cooking with Chef Andrea we received the following email from Chef Andrea, which I am sharing with you here. This is unedited and includes many tips in addition to the recipes. If you try any of [...]
Every year we strive to strike the right balance for Thanksgiving appetizers. We want complimentary flavors, not too filling, not too much additional work, something you might even delegate to someone else to bring. Here is an idea [...]
On Friday night Gary made burgers with caramelized onions. On Saturday I needed an interesting appetizer for my dinner party. I put those onions to great use in this Caramelized Onion Flatbread.
I always wondered why my husband made the best scallops. He insists on purchasing dry-packed scallops. If he can't find them dry-packed, we eat something else. For more information, see here: http://www.cookthink.com/reference/708/What_are_dry-packed_scallops Come back soon for a recipe under development: [...]