The cookies are gone
There is no more foie gras.
All of the wonderful, creamy, stinky cheeses have been consumed.
As much as I want to continue eating at the same level, enjoying hearty pastas with cheese and stews with gravy, I decided a little restraint might be in order.
I’ve been seeing lots of ads and posts and blurbs … Continue reading.....
Having a light vegetable dish for a first course is an easy way to help get your ‘five-a-day’ of vegetables.
Plus, starters can be fun, frivolous and ever so slightly decadent (’cause they’re small).
There’s something about beets and goat cheese that make them such a good pairing.
The only combination we like better is warm beets with warm goat … Continue reading.....
I’m still playing with beets (beetroot).
I’m struggling to keep myself interested in the kitchen while waiting for summer cooking to start.
So I play.
We loved this – light enough for spring.
Beet Cakes with Goat Cheese and Spinach Salad
Total time: 30 minutes
- 1 1/2 cups shredded, cooked red beet
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tbs Dijon-style
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Have you ever lost a favorite recipe?
Seems impossible in today’s environment, doesn’t it?
But this was a favorite before the internet.
I was just getting serious about cooking…. (It was probably a recipe from Bon Appétit – my favorite cooking magazine at the time.)
We were both working long hours and I remember this was very quick and easy.… Continue reading.....