St. Patrick’s Day and birthday dinner for @marthadorstwunderli tonight.
Valentina and her BFF Lisa, in front of a Chihuly, after attending “Peter and the Wolf” performed by Utah Symphony and Ballet West. Perfect Saturday afternoon event. Thanks @sarah collins22 for tickets and lunch! What a tribe of lovely ladies!
Recipe for corned beef and cabbage. Page 82. Savor the Memories cookbook
How can you transform 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast, about 1.25 lbs., into dinner for 4? First butterfly, then pound thin, bread in seasoned breadcrumbs, sauté until golden in oil, top with marinara, sliced mozzarella, Parmesan and oregano. Bake at 375o for 15-20 mins. Serve with sautéed rapini. Serves 4. Dinner for four under $10!
Quiche for brunch anyone? Sunday morning treat with #custardcream filling. It’s so easy, you’ll make it your go/to weekend (or night) dish. Recipe: In a medium skillet, heat 2T butter; sauté 3 thinly sliced #criminimushrooms with 2 T #choppedonions for 2 minutes; add 4 C chopped #freshspinach. Cook until wilted. Cool. Place a 10” piecrust in 8”x2”removable bottom tart pan. Fold excess dough into the tart pan. In a blender, add 3 lg. eggs, 2 egg yolks, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 4 oz softened cream cheese; pinch ground nutmeg, 1/4 tsp kosher salt, pinch ground pepper. Blend 30 seconds. Spread veggies in tart pan, sprinkle evenly with 1 cup shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese, pour in the egg mixture, place pan on baking sheet. Bake on middle rack of preheated 375o oven for 45 minutes. Cool slightly; remove outer ring. Cut into 6 wedges.
Good night, snow. See more of you tomorrow.
“Deja vu” all over again. Okay, early spring where are you? Crazy March.
When life luckily hands you #leftoversalmon filets, you make #salmoncakes. So easy! Turns 3/4 lbs salmon into dinner for 4. Recipe: In a bowl, flake 3/4 lb. cooked salmon, 1/2 tsp kosher salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 3 T mayonnaise, 1 egg, 1/4 tsp dill weed, 1/8 tsp onion powder, 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs, 1/2 tsp herbs de Provence; form 4 patties. Dredge into 1 cup breadcrumbs, both sides. Heat 1/4 cup canola oil in skillet. Brown salmon cakes 3-4 minutes per side over medium heat. Place on paper towels to drain off oil. Serve at once with mayo mixed with capers, mustard, dill and garlic powder to taste. Serves 4.
Perfect night for #comfortfood. What’s the ultimate? Cucina’s #meatloaf! We made 10 pounds each day, all sold. Here’s the recipe: In a bowl, mix 2.5 lbs ground beef; 1 medium onion, diced; 1 tsp. Kosher salt; 1/2 tsp. black pepper; 2 large eggs; 1/2 cup quick cook oats; 1/2 cup ketchup. Mix well. Pat into 9x5 inch loaf pan. Spread top with 2 T. ketchup and sprinkle with 2 T. quick cook oats. Bake 1.5 -2 hrs at 350o. Internal temp 160o. Cool slightly. Turn out and slice. Serves 8.