Recipes

The Slut – My rendition of the Eggslut Classic.

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintI recently visited Eggslut in LA’s Grand Central Market.  I have read about the fabled stall in many publications so this was a mandatory stop during my recent visit to Los Angeles.  We tried a variety of their offerings but my favorite was “The Slut” with it’s stunning presentation –…

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Tomato Broth

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintMakes Approximatly 2 Quarts This is a great use for the bruised or imperfect tomatoes you find at the farmers market. Once you try this recipe for the Summer Tomato Soup you will find this a pleasant diversion from the usual chicken stock. Try it for an Italian flair to…

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Pasta with Cherry Tomato Sauce

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrint1-2 servings This is the first pasta sauce I learned to make with Salvatore and Marilu, my Italian friends.  At their restaurant Il Ritrovo, which sits on a hillside overlooking the Amalfi Coast.   This dish is the one for me – it’s the first thing I eat when I arrive for my…

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Caramelized Onions

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintWhat can be better that slow cooked onions? They melt into incredible sweetness and elevate any dish they are paired with. Try it with any roasted meat, on a pizza, as part of a cheese tray. They are incredibly versatile. 4 Onions, halved through the root end and thinly sliced…

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Karen’s Iced Tea

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintKaren’s Iced Tea This is Karen’s newest creation for the summer cocktail.  It’s refreshing but deadly.  She makes this with Crystal Light Lemonade but when I make it we use the real thing.  Squeezing your own lemons gives it a special taste but the Crystal Light is good as well…

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Steve’s Sausage and Peppers

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintSteve’s Sausage and Peppers Serves 4-6  Steve loves to make this dish on the grill with his favorite cast iron skillet. This works just as well on the inside on the stove with a grill pan. Use whatever peppers are available but please don’t leave out the Poblano – the…

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