Tag: cheese

Roasted Eggplant, Fava Bean and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, cubed 2 small sweet onions*, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup fresh, shelled fava beans 1 cup mixed olive-cured spicy olives**, sliced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 cup cubed feta sea salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line […]

Upcycled Crab, Tomato, Cucumber + Mozz Salad

Ingredients: 1/3-1/2 cup leftover blue crab meat (from 3 large crabs) 10 fresh mozzarella pearls 1/2 pint grape tomatoes 1 cucumber, chopped 2-3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon fennel fronds sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. My […]

Smoked Gruyère Grits with Dandelion Greens, Mushrooms and Corn

Ingredients: 2 cups yellow stone-ground grits 6 cups water or chicken stock 1 cup grated smoked Gruyère 2 1/2 cups chopped dandelion greens 3 ears of corn worth of kernels 8 oz crimini mushrooms, sliced 1 small onion, diced salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat a small amount of […]

Super Umami Burgers

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb 93% lean ground beef 8 oz crimini mushrooms, minced 1 small onion, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce to serve: 6 slices fontina cheese 6 brioche buns 2 tablespoons grainy Dijon 2 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a medium […]

Creamy Spaetzle with Kale and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 10 oz dried spaetzle 1 lb baby Red Russian Kale 8 oz sliced crimini mushrooms 5 oz crumbled blue cheese 1 onion, halved and sliced 1-2 tablespoons butter sea salt freshly ground black pepper Direction: Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the spaetzle and kale. […]

Porcini Spinach Lasagna (aka Blizzard Lasagna)

Ingredients: 1 oz dried porcini mushrooms 4 cups boiling water for the sauce: 2 lb sweet Italian sausage (casing removed if necessary) 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 big carrot, diced 2 28-oz canned petite diced tomatoes 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup whole milk salt […]

Apple Butter Mascarpone Dessert Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Musselman’s apple butter 8 oz (brick) cream cheese, at room temperature 8 oz mascarpone, at room temperature 1/3 cup confectioners sugar 1 cup sliced almonds Directions: In a large bowl, beat together the apple butter, cream cheese, marscapone and sugar until smooth with the paddle attachment of […]

Winter Greens, Leek and Feta Pie

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 lb sliced leeks 1 large bunch Swiss chard, stems and leaves finely chopped (about 2 lb) 1 large bunch mustard greens, stems and leaves finely chopped (about 2 lb) 1 1/2 teaspoon za’atar 1/2 lb crumbled feta 8-10 sheets of filo (phyllo) dough 1/4 cup […]

Cherry Ricotta Pie

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fine semolina flour 1 1/4 lb whole milk ricotta, drained 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 1/2 cup frozen whole sweet cherries (do not defrost!) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Lightly butter (or spray with baking spray) a standard pie plate. […]