Category Archives: Side dish

Chicken Posada

1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 green pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped 1 dried ancho chili, reconstituted in boiling water, then pureed 1 cup sour cream or yogurt 3/4 cup Mexican … Continue reading

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Cornmeal pate brisee

From the Bojon Gourmet 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cornflour (finely ground cornmeal) or cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/2″ chunks 1/4 cup ice water I use a food processor because … Continue reading

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Pear & Brussel Sprout Salad

bacon, slices cut into 1/4″ pieces ripe but firm Bosc pears, quartered, seeds removed brussels sprouts, trimmed & halved blue cheese, crumbled olive oil Glazed Pecans salt, freshly ground pepper Preheat oven to 400° F. Place the brussel spouts, olive oil … Continue reading

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Sauteed Cabbage and Apples

1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small yellow onion, cut into slices 1 crisp apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored, sliced 1/4 small head green cabbage, shredded 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar Sea salt and black pepper Heat the oil … Continue reading

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Beet and Walnut Salad

Salad (amounts depend on the number of people you are serving): Cooked beets, peeled, cut into cubes Toasted walnuts Goat cheese, crumbled Oranges, sectioned (save the juice that drips off for the dressing) Plum, diced (optional) Baby lettuce mix Dressing: … Continue reading

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Quick Tomato Sauce

If you don’t have spaghetti sauce on hand, or want a fresher tasting sauce than the jarred kind, here is my go-to. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1/2 red sweet pepper, diced 1/2 green pepper, diced … Continue reading

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Fresh Pasta

Serves 4 – 6. 650 calories 400 grams flour (about 2 cups) (Classically, Italians use 00 semolina flour, but here in U.S. I use regular flour.) 1/2 tsp salt 4 eggs 1 tsp olive oil 1 tsp water Place flour … Continue reading

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Sesame Noodles

For peanut dressing 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 cup warm water 2 tablespoons chopped peeled fresh ginger 1 medium garlic clove, chopped 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil 1 teaspoon honey 1 … Continue reading

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Saag Paneer

Made this recipe pretty close to directions and it came out really good. I may make it a bit spicier next time.  

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Tagliatelle alla crema di asparagi

4 nests of tagliatelle 1 cup (250 mL) of heavy cream 50 g butter Salt White pepper 2 Shallots Grated Parmesan cheese Trim asparagus spears. Boil in salted water until tender, about 5 minutes. Cut off the tips and reserve. … Continue reading

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