Sautéed Asparagus

RECIPE: Sautéed Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce INGREDIENTS: serves 6-8 Asparagus: 2 pounds fresh asparagus, ends trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Hollandaise Sauce: 3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon lemon zest Pinch of salt Dash of cayenne pepper…Continue Reading “Sautéed Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce”

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel & Oranges INGREDIENTS: Serves 8 4 cups Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and halved 2 oranges, sliced and seeds removed 1 fennel bulb, sliced into -inch slices 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup walnuts, chopped Honey, for drizzling…Continue Reading “Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel & Oranges”

Rutabaga Puree with Sage Brown Butter INGREDIENTS: Serves 6-8 3 rutabagas, peeled and chopped 2 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons salt 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons pepper 1 tablespoon chopped thyme 1 tablespoon finely-chopped sage 2 tablespoons butter For the butter: 1/2 cup butter 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 7-8 sage leaves Place rutabagas in…Continue Reading “Rutabaga Puree with Sage Brown Butter”

Roasted Eggplant

Mini fairytale eggplants are such an adorable addition to any garden and are just too damn cute as a side dish when tossed with olive oil and herbs like thyme or mint. Roasting them in the oven preserves their shape. Serve alongside meats like braised duck, or roast chicken. Optionally grill them instead of roasting….Continue Reading “Roasted Eggplant”