How to make a flaky crust with goose fat for a ham and spinach quiche. Continue reading
My friend, Cathy, invited me to a potluck Christmas party, but, what a party. This was a party for the Sisters in Crime, a group of women mystery writers. We were treated to the published authors reading from their newest books. When we originally talked about this, I was going to make Scrambled Burger Quiche, but I never made it to the store, so there I was with another mystery on my hands – what could I make that would be simple, quick, and stunning with what I had on hand. I looked in the refrigerator and saw I had a package of cream cheese, 4 apples, eggs and Panko bread crumb topping left over from Cranberry Brown Betty. Amber had made a wonderful Gorgonzola Pear tart for Thanksgiving, and that was what gave me the idea to make this tart. Mystery solved! Apple Cream Cheese Tart coming up!
Make these quick pastries using frozen puff pastry and dried fruit. You have fruity goodness any time. Continue reading
In This Post Milkless French Rasin Bread Toast Super Salad at Scarantinos I love it when I discover new ways of making things. My friend John, who was Chef at Birds in Hollywood in the 1990’s, brought me some wonderful raisin bread a few days ago. This was interesting bread in that it was thick, crusty – almost like a sour dough. Milkless French Raisin Toast I got the bread out, and I got eggs out, and then I looked in my refrigerator and realized I did not have any milk. No problem, I thought. So, I got a bowl and put some cinnamon and sugar in it, and I got an iron skillet and melted butter in that. Then I took each slice of bread and dipped it in the sugar/cinnamon mixture, and put them in the butter. I let them absorb some of the butter, then took them … Continue reading
A wonderful quiche men will love! It’s easy to prepare, and can even be made the night before and warmed up in the morning. Great for Father’s Day! Continue reading
Fresh Seafood Stew with fresh clams and muscles is great on a cold day. Serve it with warm crusty French bread and a glass of white wine. This would be great for dinner, lunch or even an appetizer.