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Category: Ham

From Saveur Magazine: The Best Easter Ham (Very Little) Money can buy.

From Saveur Magazine: The Best Easter Ham (Very Little) Money can buy.

A Q&A with Monte Mathews, the man behind Saveur’s perennially popular, five-ingredient, “cheap ham” recipe Connie McCabe for Saveur Magazine April 8, 2020 Courtesy of Monte Mathews Monte Mathews was working in advertising before he developed one of Saveur’s most beloved recipes. In the 1990s,…

Tortilla Espagñola with Potato Chips and Bayonne Ham adapted from Ferran Adria

Tortilla Espagñola with Potato Chips and Bayonne Ham adapted from Ferran Adria

A World-Class Chef takes a shortcut and creates a fantastic take on a Spanish classic. It is almost unimaginable to think of a World-Class Chef taking short cuts with one of the signature dishes of his home country.  But that’s exactly what Ferran Adria did…

My Christmas Gift to You!  The original recipe for Monte’s Ham and Glaze

My Christmas Gift to You! The original recipe for Monte’s Ham and Glaze

Quite a few years ago, I concocted a recipe for Ham that became the very first Food Writing I ever did. It was published in Saveur Magazine in 1995 in a story I wrote titled: “The Ham Gambit:  How Carlotta fed 30 people for $6.99”. …

By Special Request: Monte’s Ham and Cheese Strata

By Special Request: Monte’s Ham and Cheese Strata

           Recently, I was in charge of a Church breakfast.  I chose to make this wonderful dish: a gloriously cheese-topped casserole with crisp oversized croutons over a creamy egg and tender ham filling. Well the result was spectacular and the requests…

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

When I lived in Rome as a student, I ate this rich cream-sauced dish at least once a week.   It was my introduction to pancetta and a Roman specialty that, at the time, was rarely found on this side of the water.  A wonderful little…