Category Archives: Sides

Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container … Continue reading

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Jam-Filled Hand Pies

Hand pies are single-serving pastries, sweet or savory, fried or baked.

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Baby Dutch Babies with Breakfast

Dutch baby pancakes, sometimes called German pancakes or Dutch puffs, are a hybrid of pancake, crepe, and popover — all in one skillet. I like to pour the batter into a mini-muffin pan and serve them like popovers as opposed to puffy … Continue reading

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Paratha

Paratha (pəˈrɑːtə) is an unleavened bread originating in Indian. Loosely translated, it means layers of cooked dough. My is version is made with ghee gently folded into the dough, and then also brushed on top of the cooked paratha. Super … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Aged Gruyere Quiche

Looking for something new in the New Year? Look no further. This quiche has body and, just as important, an amazing combination of flavors that pair with most anything you add to your picnic basket.

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Caramel Chocolate Cookies

Ah…caramel and chocolate. What a flavor combination! One completes the other. Perfect for kids of all ages. For the chocolate, I use semi-sweet chocolate chips. For the caramel, I use dulce de leche.

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Fresh and Easy Sofrito

Aromatic and savory, sofrito is a condiment, a sauce, and a base for many Caribbean dishes from countries such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba. In short, it is super versatile. And it is flavorful. Super flavorful. Sofrito has … Continue reading

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