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Category: Brunch Dishes

Grilled Shrimp with Old Bay and Aioli

Grilled Shrimp with Old Bay and Aioli

I have to say this is one of the best recipes we’ve made all summer.  What’s great about it is that it’s every bit as good hot off the grill or griddle as it is when the shrimp are cooled down or even chilled.  Sitting […]

Savory Roasted Tomato Tarte Tatin

Savory Roasted Tomato Tarte Tatin

        A couple of years ago, I read a very detailed recipe for a tomato Tarte Tatin in Bon Appetit. I worked with the recipe and came up with two versions of the dish. Now that Tomato season is in full swing, I revisited this […]

Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable

Asparagus: Our Ultimate Guide to 10 Wonderful Ways to Cook the Season’s Most Highly Awaited Vegetable

Here’s a whole gallery of dishes just waiting for Spring’s fresh Asparagus.  Enjoy one or enjoy them all…it’s Asparagus Season. Let’s Celebrate! https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-asparagus-salad-with-buratta.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/06/tyler-florences-asparagus-grilled.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2018/11/pasta-with-asparagus-and-mushrooms.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2019/04/asparagus-and-mushroom-frittata.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2014/06/paolas-carnegie-hill-restaurant-nyc-and.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/florence-fabricants-fettucine-with.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2015/05/dorie-greenspans-bacon-and-egg-and.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/lemon-roasted-salmon-with-asparagus.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/04/fresh-fettucine-with-sausage-asparagus.html https://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/05/braised-chicken-with-asparagus-peas-and.html    

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus season is coming and here’s a great way to celebrate its arrival. While a frittata sounds rather fancy, it’s a very easy dish to make. Far simpler than flipping an omelette, it’s wildly versatile too.  For this version, I added shallots and cremini mushrooms […]

A perfect warm weather dish: Niçoise Toasts from Molly Baz in Bon Appetit

A perfect warm weather dish: Niçoise Toasts from Molly Baz in Bon Appetit

I fell in love with this recipe in a heartbeat. It just looked so fresh, so complex and yet so simple to make. It’s the invention of Molly Baz who is a Senior Associate Food Editor at Bon Appetit.  She took her farmer’s market finds […]

Ploughman’s Cheddar and Onion Marmalade Tart

Ploughman’s Cheddar and Onion Marmalade Tart

A couple of weeks ago, I returned from “A Cheddar Odyssey”, an offering from Cheese Journeys, who, as their name implies, runs tours that combine Culture, Exploration and Cheese. Lots and lots of cheese.   It’s one of those trips that beguiles you long after you’ve […]