Easy and elegant!
Spinach and Mushroom Quiche with Chèvre and a Potato “Crust”
Want to make a quiche but without the fuss of a rolled crust? Line the tin with potatoes instead! Then fill with a spinach mushroom custard with dollops of goat cheese.
Spinach Leek Baked Frittata
A great way to use up odds and ends of summer produce.
Chicken, Olive and Hard-boiled Egg Empanadas
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, chopped 1 shallot, chopped 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 bay leaf 1 lb ground chicken 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1/2 cup halved pimento-stuffed olives 3 hard-boiled eggs, […]
Ingredients: for the dressing: 3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil tiny pinch salt freshly ground black pepper for the salad: 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved (I used an heirloom mix) 1/3 cup large Spanish pimento-stuffed olives […]
Shrimp Salad Deviled Eggs
Ingredients: 12 hard-boiled eggs 1 tablespoon minced chives 3 tablespoons minced celery 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 1/2-2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/2 cup finely chopped steamed shrimp* 1/2-2/3 cup mayonnaise garnish: small steamed shrimp* Old Bay Directions: Halve the eggs lengthwise. Add the yolks […]
Pickled Beet and Gorgonzola Deviled Eggs
Ingredients: 1 dozen hard-boiled eggs 1 16-oz jar sliced pickled beets 3-4 oz crumbled gorgonzola 1 tablespoon dijon 3 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: The night before you want to serve: Drain the beets reserving both the beets and the brine. Refrigerate the beets in an air-tight container. […]
Umami Lovers Salad
Ingredients: 4 oz smoked salmon, cut into bite-sized pieces 8 oz watercress 2 roasted beets, sliced 2 6 1/2 minute eggs, halved 3/4 lb thin asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 pint mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into coins dressing: 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons […]
Deviled Egg Smashed Potato Salad
Ingredients: 2 lb whole baby Yukon gold potatoes 1 cup small diced thin asparagus 1/2 red onion, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup coarsely chopped hamburger dill pickles 2 tablespoons Dijon 1/2-1 teaspoons hot paprika (plus more for garnish) 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon apple […]
Bitter Herb Deviled Eggs
Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup minced watercress 3 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon grated horseradish 1/4-1/2 teaspoon hot paprika sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Use a mini prep, food processor or blender to thoroughly mix together the yolks, mayonnaise, onion, spices, and peppers […]