Honey and Ginger Glazed Carrots

Carrots are such a sadly overlooked vegetable.  Although they are a kitchen staple, their flavor is so often lost in making stocks, soups, and braises.  We rarely appreciate that good fresh carrots have a sweetness and aroma all their own.   You may be able to find many different varieties at your local farmer’s market –Continue reading “Honey and Ginger Glazed Carrots”

Haricot Verts with Glazed Pearl Onions

Glazing is an excellent technique for bringing out the flavor of firm root vegetables such as carrots, turnips, and pearl onions.  Here sweet glazed pearl onions are paired with haricot verts – thin and tender french green beans – for a fresh, light alternative to green bean casserole for Thanksgiving.  It’s so quick and easy,Continue reading “Haricot Verts with Glazed Pearl Onions”

How to Make Hollandaise Sauce

Classic Hollandaise sauce contains three key components:  egg yolks, clarified butter, and lemon juice.  It’s made by whisking egg yolks together with a little water in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water until they are thick and frothy.  Then the bowl is removed from the heat, and warm clarified butter is slowlyContinue reading “How to Make Hollandaise Sauce”

How to Poach Eggs

Poached eggs have such a great number of uses, and there is just something about a perfectly poached egg, that’s just well…perfect.  Aside from Eggs Benedict, they are a classic component for Frisee and Lardon Salad, and are delicious with Roast Pork and Ramen Noodles too.  They are actually not that difficult to make.  Here’sContinue reading “How to Poach Eggs”

BBQ Wings with Braised Greens and Cole Slaw

Collard Greens, Lacinato Kale, Savoy Cabbage, Leeks… These are just some of the things I had lingering in my fridge from my last delivery from Basis “Good Food to You”.  Since you can click the link and check them out, I won’t say too much on the subject except that it’s kind of a crossContinue reading “BBQ Wings with Braised Greens and Cole Slaw”