eggs

Baked Eggs with Tomatoes, Garbanzos and Feta

November 9, 2013
Thumbnail image for Baked Eggs with Tomatoes, Garbanzos and Feta

Months ago when I was researching for a series on eggs, I came across this recipe for eggs poached in tomatoes. While I didn’t include it in the series, it stuck with me as something I wanted to try, having seen similar versions on my travels in Turkey and Morocco. In Turkey this dish is called […]

Read the full article →

All about Eggs~Part Two; How To Cook Eggs For Best Results

August 26, 2013
Thumbnail image for All about Eggs~Part Two; How To Cook Eggs For Best Results

Click here to read All about Eggs~Part One; Practicalities which discusses how chickens are raised effects the quality of the egg, the benefits of pastured raised eggs, egg myths and facts, how to purchase and store eggs, and food safety. This post will cover the various methods for cooking eggs to get the best results. Cooked in […]

Read the full article →

All about Eggs~Part One; Practicalities

July 27, 2013
Thumbnail image for All about Eggs~Part One; Practicalities

“The Incredible, Edible Egg!” Chances are, if you remember that commercial jingle then you might be of a certain age. Old enough to have seen the humble egg go from every day breakfast item, to founding member of the food “pyramid” seen in every 7th grader’s nutrition textbook, to being disparaged as unhealthy. The egg […]

Read the full article →

Cherry Clafoutis

July 23, 2012
Thumbnail image for Cherry Clafoutis

I’ve always wanted to make a clafoutis, but never had until recently. Something about the name sounds so romantic to me (maybe because it’s French?), which is odd considering this is really quite an easy, homestyle dessert. What is a clafoutis, you ask? Think of a cross between a dense custard and a thick pancake, […]

Read the full article →

Cooking In The Vortex~Poached Eggs With Kale And Bacon

May 21, 2012
Thumbnail image for Cooking In The Vortex~Poached Eggs With Kale And Bacon

Cooking in the vortex. That phrase could have multiple meanings, both literally and figuratively. Figuratively, it could stand for so much; cooking while the world spins around you, cooking at the center of the storm, cooking amid chaos. We all have our own types of chaos in our lives. One person’s version of chaos, could be […]

Read the full article →

Salad Lyonnaise with Crispy Poached Egg

May 3, 2010
Thumbnail image for Salad Lyonnaise with Crispy Poached Egg

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th this year. If my own mother were not off on her fantastic Italian journey, I would be making her this salad, served on a warm patio with a chilled rose and a freshly baked crusty baguette. Paints a pretty picture, doesn’t it? A traditional Salad Lyonnaise is a poached egg served […]

Read the full article →