08/19/18
Quinoa Solterito

Quinoa Solterito

Quinoa SolteritoI love a good salad. You know when you go to a potluck and someone brings this intriguingly amazing looking salad that tastes so good, like nothing you’ve eaten before. That was never me, it was always my sister, but I think I may have found a contender with this one.
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04/7/16
Celery root apple soup

Celery Root Apple soup with Roast Ham & Jus

Celery root apple soupA satisfying root veg soup. I’ve always wanted to make something with celery root (celeriac), although I had always thought my first venture with this root vegetable would be in the form of a purée accompanying a protein main. As time and necessity would have it I needed to throw together a quick meal. What should be staring up at me from the vegetable drawer of my fridge, but celery root and some left over ham and jus from Easter dinner. This was the result.
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01/22/16
Cuban Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Cubano, Cuban Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Cuban Ham and Cheese SandwichBest sandwich ever! Now, some people may disagree with me. There are more elaborate, gourmet sandwiches and there are simple sandwiches, but when you’re hungry and looking for a descent, dare I say amazing sandwich you gotta eat a cubano. Don’t forget to pair it with a cerveza. I got hooked on these ever since watching Jon Favreau’s movie “Chef“. After seeing their expressions when they tasted the sandwich I was totally sold on trying it. After all, that’s what I strive for when I make food is to bring that “OMFG, this is amazing” feeling to my patrons. Continue reading

12/27/15
Egg Cups

Bacon Egg Cups

Egg CupsWonderful, savory breakfast treat. They are a fast and easy breakfast solution. Great for making ahead for a breakfast on the go. This was posted as a solution to our crazy, rush mornings, running out of the house, kids in tow, trying to get kids to school and us to the office on time. I don’t recommend microwaving them from frozen as it dries them out and destroys the texture. Continue reading