Chorizo Quiche, Take Two (No Milk or Cream!)

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 45 minutes Serving Size: 4-8 people Podcast Recommendation: Not a podcast, but the Ken Burns documentary “The Central Park Five” was well done – both in its investigation into the failure of law enforcement investigators and prosecutors, and also in its probe into the life of the five boys […]

Plum Tart

Prep Time: 20 minutes (plus 1 hr cooling time) | Cook Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: Crust 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 3 tablespoons (about) ice water Topping 1 1/2 pounds plums, halved, pitted, each half cut into […]

Lemon Poke Loaf

Podcast Recommendation: Flip the Script by Invisibilia about surprising results in non-complementary behavior. Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 55-60 minutes Ingredients: Lemon Loaf 1⁄2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1⁄2 cup milk (2%, etc.) or almond milk! 1 tablespoon vanilla extract or paste 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 […]

Zucchini Cheese Frittata w/ Salami

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes Serving Size: 1-2 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large zucchini, grated ½ teaspoon garlic salt, plus more to taste 3-4 eggs 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce, plus more to taste 2 thin slices of mozzarella cheese 1/8 cup finely sliced salami (or bacon/prosciutto) 1-2 oz goat cheese, crumbled freshly […]

Chorizo Goat Cheese Mini-Quiches

Servings: 19 quiches Ingredients: 2 premade pie crusts spray oil 4 ounces soft goat cheese 1 teaspoon olive oil 11 oz Mexican chorizo, casings removed and cooked 3/4-1 cup shredded Mexican cheese 4 scallions, thinly sliced 4 large eggs garlic salt, pepper 1/2 cup half & half 1 cup heavy cream Instructions: preheat oven to 350 F stick goat […]

Sweet Potato and Pastrami Breakfast Hash w/ Eggs

Podcast Recommendation: Servings: 1 Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/3 of a sweet potato 1/4 of an onion, diced 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil salt and pepper 1 ounce pastrami 1 egg ketchup (optional) Instructions: boil the sweet potato in salted water for 7 minutes and then drain water sauté onion over medium-low […]

Easy Huevos Rancheros with Ground Turkey

Podcast Recommendation: Planet Money: A Rose On Any Other Day (Providing insight into the global supply chain for roses leading up to Valentine’s Day and all the things that flower shop owners fear can (and do) go wrong) Servings: 2-3 Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 tomato 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, […]