Entries from Baked Alaska tagged with 'Eggs and Cheese'

French Country Dinner by the Fireplace

Last night, I was feeling a little (okay, a lot) blah, and I decided to try to cheer myself up by making a simple French country dinner to have in front of the fireplace with my husband. Good food...

Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese, and Walnut Tart

The ingredient this week is beets. I love beets. As a kid, I ate canned beets. I liked them, but as an adult when I discovered fresh, roasted beets, my love for them grew more. One of my favorite...

APPLE, FENNEL & WALNUT SALAD WITH CAMEMBERT SOUFFLE

Today I chose to make an Apple, Fennel, & Walnut Salad with Camembert Souffle. If you've started following our blog, you know that we need to pick 3 ingredients that are listed as complementary. My complementary ingredients for apples...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Frittata with Zucchini and Basil

We've now moved on to the Frittate section of Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. My selection was a Frittata with Zucchini and Basil. I make frittate quite often, and also use zucchini in mine a lot. Although the basis...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Baked Crespelle with Spinach, Proscuitto, and Parmesan Filling

Don't you think that after making so many recipes out of Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking I'd find one I don't like? Well, I don't think it's happened yet. It sure didn't happen with this recipe. Yum, it was...

ZUCHINNI, BACON & GRUYERE CHEESE QUICHE

On Christmas Day, I wanted to make a nice brunch. I decided to make a Zucchini, Bacon and Gruyere Quiche recipe that I found on Epicurious.com. It was a wonderful quiche. The great flavor of bacon combined with the...

HAM, LEEK, AND THREE CHEESE QUICHE

As I mentioned in a post last week, I made a quiche for a wedding shower brunch for one of my co-workers. I wanted to share this recipe with you, because I think it is really good. The recipe...

SUNDAY SLOW SCOOPERS - CREPES

This week our Sunday Slow Scoopers selection was chosen by Sandi of Whistlestop Cafe Cooking. Sandi decided to choose crepes, one of the items that the author lists under "vessels". We didn't have to choose an ice cream to...

ANOTHER SUNDAY SLOW BAKERS-SWEET APPLE OMELET

SWEET APPLE OMELET it's time for the Sunday Slow Bakers again, with one of our final recipes from Gina De Palma's Dolce Italiano. This week the recipe had been changed, and I wasn't aware until I had already made...

A Nice Relaxing Way to Spend a Day Alone

My husband was gone for the day, and I spent a nice, relaxing day doing things that make me happy-reading, drinking wine, and eating. It was cold and cloudy here today-46 degrees F when I got up, and it didn't...