There are fireworks on New Year’s Eve for a reason. It’s a time for the best we’ve got. A dinner like this requires a lot of you. But oh my, is it worth it. And the one you make it for will think so, too. And I’m sure they’ll be grateful. I cooked a lot… Read More “Wow” | Crab, Leek and Ricotta Rollatini (with Truffles)
How do you make this soup? Well, first you take a leek… What can I say? It’s a favorite around here. Let me know if you want the recipe for this week’s lunch.
This was the first year I had goose for Christmas. The first time I’d had goose, full stop. Goose is the delicious flavor baby of turkey crossed with roast beef. Fabulous. Rhea roasted it, we brought truffles for shaving over the top. The next day, we stole took the leftovers home and whipped up this… Read More Christmas Leftovers | Pear, Stilton and Roast Goose Quesadillas
Christmas was a Cronus and Rhea’s and it was marvelous. Twice-Stuffed Roast Goose with Truffles and Pan Gravy, Stuffing of Sausage, Stuffing of Onions, Apples and Prunes Braised Spiced Red Cabbage Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta Yorkshire Pudding with Carrots and Broccoli Pear Salad with Stilton and Walnuts Dense Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt with Raspberry… Read More Christmas Menu | A Recap
I love the Greener Grocer. You can find so many local things at the shop as well as the occasional rare treat from farther afield. The most recent delicacy was a quarter pound of Oregon black truffles, which will feature prominently in our Christmas Eve and Christmas day meals. But my favorite way to use… Read More Darkest Night of the Year | Truffled Root Vegetable Dauphinoise
It’s snowy and cold here in Ohio. Perfect Christmas weather. But don’t let that weather preclude you from making something deliciously local and in season. At the Greener Grocer in North Market, you can pick up the three or four ingredients you need for this simple, luscious dessert. In fact, it makes a fantastic Christmas… Read More Locavore Dessert | Caramelized Apple Cranachan
By this point in the Holiday Season, we may be reaching our fill of cocktails and nibbles. Here’s a light, fuss free, midweek meal, inspired by South Texas, that’s designed to give you a break between the Food Court, the office break room spread, and the eighth family feast this month. Just arrange the salad,… Read More Holiday Party Detox | Tomatillo Salad with Oak-Grilled Snapper