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Chive Butter

1 pound (4 sticks) butter (unsalted) ½ cup chives (fresh, finely chopped) In a large bowl, mash the butter with a potato masher or just squish it up with your hands. You can even cream the butter using the…

Roasted Radish and Herbed Ricotta Omelet

For the roasted radishes: 1 cup thinly-sliced French Breakfast or Red radishes, or other radish variety 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon sea salt For the ricotta: 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons fresh whole milk ricotta 2 teaspoons minced…

Skirt Steak BLT with Basil Mayonnaise and Butter Lettuce

Skirt Steak BLT with Basil Mayonnaise and Butter Lettuce 2 pound Skirt Steak Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Loaf of country style bread, thick cut slices toasted on a sheet tray 1 Head of…

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing 2 teaspoons anchovy paste or 2-4 canned anchovies 1 small garlic clove, minced 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup chopped tarragon 3 Tbsp chopped chives 2 Tbsp…

Smashed Potatoes with Garlic and Chives

Smashed Potatoes with Garlic and Chives 1-2 pounds small-medium potatoes 3 tablespoons unsalted butter Salt 1 minced garlic clove 1-2 tablespoons minced chives or green onion greens Preheat the oven to 350°F. Put the…

Spring Radishes with Poached Eggs

Spring Radishes with Poached Eggs 1 bunch Radishes 2 tablespoons good unsalted butter 6 scallions (you can substitute chives, uncooked), diced 1 teaspoon fresh thyme pinch of salt 2 eggs 2 pieces of bread, toasted Prep…

Roasted Halibut and Leek with Citrus Chive Butter

  Roasted Halibut and Leek with Citrus Chive Butter For the citrus-chive butter 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened at room temperature zest of 1 clementine 2teaspoons chopped fresh chives 1 pinch sea salt For the…

Mashed Rutabagas and Potatoes

Mashed Rutabagas and Potatoes   2 lbs. potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 lb. rutabaga, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2-cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh chives   In…

Beet, Carrot and Pomegranate Salad

Beet, Carrot and Pomegranate Salad 5-6 small beets, cooked and peeled 2 medium carrots, peeled ½ cup pomegranate seeds 1½ tablespoons red wine 1½ tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey ¼ cup extra virgin olive…

Turkey Chili Spaghetti Squash with Chives

Turkey Chili Spaghetti Squash with Chives 1 large spaghetti squash 2 tbsp. olive oil (divided) 1 ½ tsp. kosher salt (divided) 1 ½ tsp. black pepper (divided) ½ cup red onion (diced) 3 cloves garlic  (minced) 1 lb.…

Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

Loaded Sweet Potato Skins 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon salt Ground pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded cheese (I use half sharp cheddar and half mozzarella) 4 strips bacon, cooked…

Romaine Lettuce Wraps

Romaine Lettuce Wraps 4-6 romaine lettuce leaves 1 medium avocado ½ lemon or lime (for juice) 1 cup cooked chicken, shredded or cubed 1 roma tomato (or handful of grape tomatoes) 2 tablespoons chopped onion (red, green,…