Potato Salad

Potato Salad 1.5 lb Red Potatoes 1 Pinch of Fresh Parsley Leaves, minced 1 Large Clove of Garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Teaspoons Sea Salt 1 Teaspoon Fresh Ground Black Pepper Bring about 3 Quarts of water in a large stock pot to a boil on high heat.  In the meantime, … More Potato Salad

Fresh Salsa

Fresh Tomato and Ancho Chile Salsa 2lbs vine ripe tomatoes 1 medium jalapeno pepper, stem removed and seeded 3 cloves garlic 1/2 tspn dried, ground cumin 1 handful of fresh cilantro 1 dried Ancho Chile, follow instructions below 1 small onion, cut into quarters 1 lime, juiced Salt and Pepper to taste Turn your food … More Fresh Salsa

Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant Rollatini 2 large-sized eggplants, washed and sliced thin lengthwise 16 ounces ricotta cheese 1 large egg 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella 1/4 cup grated Romano/pecorino, and three tbsp for sprinkling on top 1/3 lb fresh spinach, washed, drained completely and minced Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling pans Salt and freshly ground … More Eggplant Rollatini

Polenta Fries

This is a fun dish to make when you have polenta left over. Polenta Fries 1 serving of instant polenta* 1/4 cup of grated Parmigiano Cheese (then an extra tablespoon or so to sprinkle on cooked fries) Salt to taste 1 tspn dried rosemary Prepare the polenta according to instructions on the package. *Usually the … More Polenta Fries

Potato Galette

Potato Galette 2.5lbs (5-6 large) Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and sliced thin, then rinsed in cool water to remove excess starch 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp of each salt and ground black pepper 1 tsp of each dried rosemary and thyme You will need a baking sheet covered with parchment. Preheat oven … More Potato Galette

Delicious Appetizer: Polenta with Baby Bella Mushrooms *and a bonus salad dressing!

This party girl had a real wonderful weekend. Not only celebrating my birthday, but having friends over for the holidays today; most of this I will post about tomorrow. For now I got to get myself a drink and ready to watch Dexter!  Missed it last week and want to catch up before tonight’s episode!! … More Delicious Appetizer: Polenta with Baby Bella Mushrooms *and a bonus salad dressing!