Onion Quiche

Onion Quiche

INGREDIENTS Makes 4-6 Servings For the shell 2 cups flour 1 tspn salt ¼ tspn sugar 1 ½ sticks butter chilled and cut into cubes 4 tb chilled shortening ½ cup of chilled water For the filling 2 lbs minced sweet onions 3 tb butter 1 tb olive oil 1 ½ tb flour 2 large...
Beef Stew

Beef Stew

INGREDIENTS Makes 5-6 Servings 3 lbs. beef cut to 2-inch cubes 1 large yellow onion sliced into semi circles or diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 large carrots cut into ½ inch long chunks 1 tb tomato paste 3 cups good light red wine – a Cabernet Sauvignon works 2 cups...
Whipped Feta Crostini

Whipped Feta Crostini

INGREDIENTS Makes 6-8 Servings For the Feta: 6 oz. good feta (room temperature) 2 oz cream cheese (room temperature) 2/3 cup good olive oil 2 tb freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper For the Tomatoes: 2 minced shallots 2 cloves garlic –...
Ham Frittata

Ham Frittata

INGREDIENTS Makes 3-4 Servings ½ cup minced onions 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons butter ½ cup diced ham 4 eggs 1 clove minced garlic 2 tablespoons minced parsley or basil ¾ cup grated cheese ( I prefer 4-Cheese Mexican) Gruyere or Swiss works very well also 4...
Asparagus Salad

Asparagus Salad

INGREDIENTS Makes 4-6 Servings 1 pound asparagus 1 tspn salt 2 eggs hard boiled, peeled and minced 2 tb olive oil 2 slices of bread diced in medium dice ¼ tspn salt   INSTRUCTIONS Prep time: 10 minutes  |  Cook time: 20 minutes In a small skillet over medium heat...