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Starter Snapshots

Roasted Cauliflower “Bruschetta”, Spanish Chorizo Roasted cauliflower “bruschetta”: roasted cauliflower (cauliflower, sea salt, black pepper, olive oil), seasoned with fish sauce, lime juice, cayenne pepper and cilantro, over fried Italian […]
Starter Snapshots

Quiche Lorraine

Quiche is many things — an easy dinner (if you use store-bought pie crust), a light meal, or a way to use up leftovers without too much effort expended. At […]
Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Snapshot

Sorry for the break in blogging — I have a houseguest which has sort of cut into updates. Regular posts will commence after Tuesday. In the meantime, this was part […]
Quiche Snapshot

Salad Snapshot

I’m working on a post that talks about being “normal”. A little food for thought, maybe, especially this month when we celebrate what it means to be proud. In the […]
Salad Snapshot

Saturday Snapshot

Bacon, sucrine lettuce and slow-roasted Campari cherry tomato sandwich, with Dijon-herb aioli on toasted sourdough bread Click here to view a high-resolution version of this picture. This is an adaptation […]

Salade Lyonnaise

The simple description is that it’s “lettuce with bacon and eggs”. And anything with bacon has got to be good, right? Salade Lyonnaise Click here to view a large-size version […]

Bacon and Greens

The premise for this recipe is simple. Bacon ends were rendered in a skillet, to which chopped shallots were added, then briefly sautéed. Toss in a bunch of chickweed and […]

Greens 2

Looks just like the broccoli rabe dish from a couple weeks ago, doesn’t it? You’d be wrong. Mustard greens braised in Belgian beer, with heirloom beans and bacon If you […]

Leftovers 1

Chicken congee Toppings include: crispy chicken skin (inspired by the chicken buns served at Momofuku Noodle Bar), shredded leftover roast chicken, shallots and bacon fried in chicken fat, chopped scallions, […]

Spring in a Bowl

Warm asparagus salad with bacon and egg I have to confess: this is my favorite time of the year. It’s seeing the leaves come out, flower buds slowly opening and […]

Bacon, Glorious Bacon

Pasta with smoked bacon, cabbage and onion confit smoked bacon, chopped 1/2 c. onion confit (see recipe below) 2 cloves garlic, minced pinch of red pepper flakes 1/3 c. dry […]