breakfast

Chocolate Belgian-Style Waffles

Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 tablespoon sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup canola oil Prepare and heat your waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions. In a large bowl or bowl of a standmixer, beat eggs until […]

Chorizo Sausage Gravy with Cheddar Biscuits

Ingredients: for the biscuits: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 5 tablespoons cubed butter, at room temperature 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 3/4 cup milk 1 egg, beaten for the sausage gravy: 1 pound bulk Mexican chorizo 1/4 cup flour 2 cups milk sea […]

Gingerbread Sufganiyot (Doughnuts)

Ingredients: 3/4 cup lukewarm whole milk 1 (1/4-ounce) packet active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons) 1/4 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 […]

Pierogi-ttata

Ingredients: 1 lb kielbasa*, cubed 1/4 cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup finely shredded Polish sauerkraut, drained (if needed) 2 cups cubed Russet potatoes, parboiled 1/4 cup sour cream 10 eggs freshly ground black pepper olive oil *I like to use the good garlic-y kind from the […]

Admitting it is Autumn Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 6.7-oz tin smoked herring in oil* 2 tablespoons good quality apple cider vinegar 2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1 bunch French breakfast radishes, thinly sliced 8-9 oz cooked beets, halved and sliced 8 oz cooked Beluga lentils** 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika freshly ground black […]

Fairytale Eggplant Capicola Baked Frittata

  Ingredients: 1 lb fairytale eggplants, halved lengthwise 1/4 cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup Parmesan 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup chopped chives 10 eggs 1/4 lb thin sliced lean capicola, cut into slightly less than 1/4-inch strips salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Note: […]

Baked Matzo Brei with Mixed Greens, Mushrooms and Smoked Herring

Ingredients: 1 6.7 oz can smoked herring in oil 1 bunch green onion, white and green parts chopped 8 oz crimini mushrooms, sliced 1 bunch spinach, chopped 1 bunch arugula, chopped 1 sheet egg and onion (or plain!) matzo, broken into 1/2 inch pieces 8 eggs, beaten sea salt freshly […]

Shishito-Crimini Home Fries

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb Russet potatoes, peeled, quartered and sliced 1 large onion, quartered and sliced 4 slices thick cut bacon, diced 4 oz shishito peppers, tops cut off 8 oz crimini mushrooms, sliced salt freshly ground balack pepper Directions: Parboil the potato in a medium pot. Drain and set […]