Monthly Archives: June 2011

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos

This is a simple dish but such a great flavor combo that I feel compelled to post it.  We usually have these for dinner instead of breakfast 🙂 Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos 4-5 eggs splash of milk or cream 2-3 … Continue reading

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Easy Eggplant Parmesan

As I started to type this, I realized that our eggplant parmesan does not actually contain any parmesan.  Oops – we’ll have to add it next time.  J was very resistant to the idea of this dish until we saw … Continue reading

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Batter Fried Chicken

Last night we decided to try to recreate Sweet Water Tavern’s Monterrey Salad.  As a first step, we needed to make crispy fried chicken strips, and this recipe exceeded our expectations.  The batter was light, crispy and perfectly seasoned, and … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

We made this dressing to top our Monterrey salads last night.  Awesome — this dressing puts Hidden Valley Ranch, my old stand-by, to shame.  We used fresh chives and dill from our garden. Buttermilk Ranch DressingInspired by Simply Recipes 1/2 … Continue reading

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Potato Pancakes

The key to these potato pancakes is to let them cook long enough to get good and crispy.  The best time to make these is right after you’ve finished frying up some bacon.  Frying the potato pancakes in the leftover … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Kale

I tried making kale chips a while back, but they didn’t quite turn out.  I’m not sure what kind of kale I used, but it was really thin, and the chips stuck to the pan.  After picking up some kale … Continue reading

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Ghee (Clarified Butter)

Ghee is good for high heat cooking because the lack of milk solids prevents it from burning as quickly as butter.  I used this site and this site for inspiration.  Ghee is solid at room temperature and does not need … Continue reading

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