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Quail Eggs Benedict Pagodas

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Quail Eggs Benedict Pagodas Makes 8 “Pagodas” Yaki-onigiri: 1 cup cooked Japanese rice salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1. Cut a large square of plastic wrap and rest it over a measuring cup.  Lightly spray the plastic wrap with the water, and then sprinkle it with a bit of salt (the water helps the salt […]

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Revolution Tofu Curry

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Revolution Tofu Curry Adapted from Very Simple Curry, p. 271, Jamie’s Food Revolution Serves 4 6 scallions large bunch of fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons olive oil 5 heaped teaspoons curry powder 1 tablespoon butter 2 cans (14-ounces each) coconut milk sea salt juice of 1 lemon 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil 15 ounces extra firm […]

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@nestlefoodie’s Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies (Better than the original! Shhh…don’t tell!)

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@nestlefoodie’s Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe from Chris Garboski, adapted from the Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Makes 60 cookies 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]

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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies & Hinamatsuri Notecards

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Momofuku Milk Bar’s Compost Cookies Recipe by Christina Tosi (Courtesy of The Amateur Gourmet and Regis & Kelly) Makes 15 6-ounce cookies 8 ounces (1 cup) butter 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 […]

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Churro Wontons With Salted Butter Caramel Dipping Sauce For Your Valentine

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Churro Wontons Makes 45 pieces 30 wonton wrappers 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Oil for deep frying 1. Cut the wonton wrappers into thirds.  Stack 2 pieces on top of each other and cut a slit (about 1-inch in length) down the center of the pieces.  Pull one end through the slit […]

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Val’s Kale & Chanterelle Pasta

My wonderful exchange with Jim Davey about Cornish pasties got me thinking about some other wonderful people I know.  I gain so much inspiration from so many people in my life and since the food community is all about sharing in the collective experience, I thought it would be fun to start a new series […]

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Fried Apples Recipe

I love apple season because apple season means apple cider, fresh apple sauce, apple curry, and apple desserts.  An apple peeling gadget can be a wonderful thing to have in your kitchen during apple season.  It makes apple sauce and apple pie making a much quicker process.   Recently, I received an e-mail from STARFRIT […]

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Chipotle Pork Quichelettes

Add this recipe to ZipList! Chipotle Pork Quichelettes Makes 20 quichelettes For the Tart Crust: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 11 tablespoons (5.5 ounces) butter, softened 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon salt For the Filling: 6 ounces lean ground pork 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chili 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/2 cup finely shredded […]

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Nutella Pocket Cookies

Nutella Pocket Cookies Makes 4 dozen cookies 1 cup butter, softened 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) 1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese, […]

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Spaetzle und Linsen—Homemade Spaetzle Noodles with Lentil Sauce

Oma’s Spaetzle und Linsen (Spaetzle and Lentils) Makes 4 generous servings Lentil Sauce: 1 pound dried brown lentils (about 2 cups) 2 quarts of water 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 2 beef bouillon cubes 1 cup cold water 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) pepper to taste 1. Rinse and […]

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