Sweet bread repurposed into bread pudding. Is this what winning feels like?
This is my version of Italian Colomba di Pasqua (aka Colomba Pasquale aka Easter Dove Bread) customized to my whims.
Challah mix and homemade fresh fig jam make for an easy, delicious bread.
Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 3 cloves garlic, sliced 4 anchovies 1 loaf day-old (or older) crusty bread, cut into 1-inch cubes) 1 head cauliflower 1 1/2 tablespoons red pepper flakes freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup coarsely chopped Italian parsley Directions: In a large skillet, […]
Ingredients: 1 lb thinly sliced good quality roasted turkey deli meat 1 lb thinly sliced lean capicola 1/3 lb imported smoked provolone iceberg lettuce, sliced 3/4 lb crisp bacon strips 1/4 lb jarred roasted red peppers, drained mayonnaise 12 pieces white toast Directions: Arrange 4 slices of toast on a platter […]
Ingredients: 3/4 cup caramelized onions * 1 tablespoon butter 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 1-pint dark beer (preferably Belgian) 1 small slice country white bread spread with strong mustard (like Dijon or Ghent) 2 spéculoos cookies** 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon brown sugar salt freshly ground black pepper (beef stock if […]
Ingredients: 1 lb sliced corned beef (preferably hot/warm) 8 slices seeded rye or pumpernickel bread (or rye and pumpernickel swirl) Coleslaw: 1 cup shredded cabbage 1/2 carrot, shredded 1/2 small onion, shredded 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar […]
Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb sliced potato bread, cubed 2 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, diced 4 stalks celery, diced 1 tablespoon minced rosemary 1 tablespoon minced sage 1 tablespoon minced thyme 1 lb fresh kielbasa, casing removed 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups turkey or chicken stock sea salt freshly ground […]
Ingredients: 1 head black garlic*, peeled and minced 2 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste pinch salt freshly ground black pepper 1 sourdough boule 3 sprigs worth of thyme leaves 1/3 cup coarsely grated Parmesan Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Cut the bread lengthwise and […]
Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tablespoon tangerine zest 1 1/2 tablespoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon Vietnamese cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1/4 teaspoon ground galangal 1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/4 cup black rum 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black […]