Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks, Breakfast & Brunch

Citrus-Cured Salmon

Makes 24 servings Curing salmon at home is an easy project that makes for a big presentation at a special brunch. Serve the cured salmon with toast and your favorite pickled accompaniments, alongside your softly scrambled eggs, or with plenty of cucumbers and hard-boiled eggs. Ingredients 1 (24 oz) salmon […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Corn Dogs

Makes 8 servings These corn dogs are a little bit different than the fluffy, cakey kind you find at your county fair. In this version, the cheesy coating is not sweet and is all crunch! If you find your coating is a little too thick or thin, just add buttermilk […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks, Side Dishes

Eggplant Caponata

Ingredients 1 eggplant (about 1 lb), peeled and cut into small dice 2 tablespoons kosher salt 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into small dice 3/4 cup minced onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups canned diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 tablespoons basil […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Fava Bean Purée

Makes 3 cups Serve this purée as a dip, alongside spring veggies, crusty bread, or toasted pitas, or as a sauce for grilled fish or roasted chicken. Ingredients 2 lb fresh fava beans 1 cup olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks, Side Dishes

Flour Tortillas

Makes 1 dozen Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 cup hot water, or more as needed Directions In a food processor or blender, combine the flour and butter until the flour has a texture of a coarse meal. Transfer […]