Category: Veggies and Sides

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chili Lime Aioli

Inspired by a a dish from my favorite D.C. restaurant, classic roasted Brussels sprouts are given an Asian twist with the addition of a creamy sauce. Just a few ingredients and 30 minutes of your time is all it takes to make this perfect fall side. read more

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Summer Tomato Tart

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Maybe it is my pastry chef background but I try to turn everything into a baked good. Whether the dish is savory or sweet, if I can make a tart out of it, I’ll do it. During the summer, one of my favorite things is a simple tomato salad. read more

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Irish Colcannon

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This St. Patrick’s day I decided to try something new by going old-school. Some believe Colcannon has been around since the 1700s. Like many Irish dishes, Colcannon starts with boiled and mashed potatoes. However, these potatoes are mixed with sautéed leek, cabbage and bacon. read more

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Carrot Ginger Casserole

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As the chilly weather rolls in so do the warm and hearty foods. For me, nothing is quite as comforting as a casserole. I love the classics like green bean and sweet potato but this year I wanted to try something new. read more

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Potato, Cheese and Basil Brunch Frittata

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Every time I throw a brunch party the guests seem to proliferate. I’ll start with a simple brunch for four and inevitably that number ends up doubling. I’ve found the key to staying sane in these situations is finding recipes that are easy to multiply. read more

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