I was having serious doubts about this one…it just seemed too good to be true. While watching television a while back, I came across a recipe for Homemade Goat’s Cheese. I was instantly torn between two states of mind. First, I was excited. Was it possible that I could actually make my own goat’s cheese at home? I sat shocked as I watched the recipe being demonstrated, “Wow!
I just finished reading a book (Cooking for Mr. Latte) written by Amanda Hesser, a food writer for the New York Times. In one of her chapters she writes, "I have a few favorite dishes, I rarely make them." She goes on further to describe those old tried and true recipes, "You know, ones that I'll want to return to for years and years.
Does this ever happen to you? You’re going through your workday, thinking about dinner, picturing the oven fried fish and homemade tartar sauce you have planned, but when it comes to the side dish, you’re stumped. On one hand, you have some lovely little haricots verts rapidly going south in the fridge, and on the other, you have some freshly dug new potatoes doing the same in the cupboard.
spinach artichoke dip a few of you asked for the spinach artichoke dip recipe from my last post , and as you demand, so i deliver. this dip is incredibly tasty, really easy to make and even works for people who proclaim to not like artichokes (like me). anything with spinach and artichokes instantly classes up a party, and your friends will think you spent a lot more time on it than you did. enjoy! spinach artichoke dip 2 cups parmesan cheese 10oz box frozen spinach, thawed 14oz can artichoke hearts, drained 2/3 cup sour cream 1 cup cream cheese 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2 tsp garlic, minced 1. Thaw the spinach in the microwave and mix with the drained artichoke hearts in a casserole dish. mix in the cheese.
Dad’s going to remember exactly why he loves steak and potatoes when you serve him these. And you (along with the kids, fingers crossed!) will love them, too. Because of the way they are baked, a nice crunchy crust forms on the bottom.