Lightly boiled Asparagus with Gorgonzola bits, roasted nuts, dried cranberries and E.V.O.O. It is super easy and quick but when Asparagus is good, it is a great dish.
Baba Ganoush, father of pestle. It is a great mashed Eggplant dish for a vegetable dip, for bread or simply a side dish for meat or fish.
For two ~ three:
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Pre-cook Cauliflower with cream, coriander, cumin and red pepper flakes. Then bake in the oven and finish with broiler. Right out of the oven, finish with Vinaigrette and Gremolata. Continue reading
Baked Onion. Bake whole onion, take the inside out, cook a bit longer, mix with Parmigiano Reggiano and put them back in the shell. If you enjoy the sweetness and full flavor of the onion, this is a way. Un-doubtedly good accompany for a glass of a slightly fruity wine or a sparkling. $8
Baked Rosemary Potatoes. Fluffy baked potato is one thing but baked with herbs and crusty outside with fluffy inside is another favorite. A plate with other garden vegetables and cheese. $12
Making Basil Pesto using fresh Basil from my garden. Using Herbs fresh out of the garden is always a treat on its own.
Gorgonzola Cheese Cake. It is a savory type of Cheese Cake. Dolce type of Gorgonzola is extra creamy with full blue flavors which fulfill Oenophilias. $9 a slice
Broiling is easy but you can also throw them on the BBQ grill. It is basically steamed with its own juice. The flavor is more intense and sweet. $7
Bruschetta brings brightness and everyone’s appetite to the table. Dice Tomatoes in 1/3 inch cubes and place them in a sieve. Mix drained tomatoes with chopped fresh Sweet Basil and place a scoop on a toasted, garlic rubbed slice of baguette. This will kick off a great evening.
Dried Tomatoes and Basil were sandwiched inside of whole Camembert Cheese and wrapped with a pie sheet. Flaky light pie crust with melting Camembert enhanced with concentrated tomato flavor with basil. You know this is a great combination. Great wine companion. $20