Entries from Baked Alaska tagged with 'Side Dishes'

Sauteed Greens Braised in Mustard Broth

I don't know if it is quite this way in other parts of the country, but here in Alaska if you belong to a CSA or visit the farmer's markets and are trying to eat locally and seasonally, it...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Potato Croquettes with Crisp-Fried Noodles

I just read Doug's post for the Mashed Potatoes with Milk and Parmesan Cheese. I cannot imagine not loving mashed potatoes! This recipe was the base for my recipe for the Potato Croquettes. I made the mashed potatoes first,...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Fresh Mushrooms with Porcinin, Rosemary, and Tomatoes

If you like mushrooms, you really need to make this recipe. It contains fresh mushrooms, but the flavor addition of dried porcinis is what really puts it over the top. For this recipe, you saute in olive oil garlic,...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Baked Escarole Torta

I made this recipe back at the beginning of November. I recieved some escarole in my CSA box, and thought I'd give this a try. I know I'd used escarole in a soup before, but it's not something I've...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Tegliata di Biete - Swiss Chard Torte with Raisins and Pine Nuts

All I can tell you is you have to make this recipe!!! It is one of my favorites. I had a similar recipe given to me a couple of years ago, and loved it, and Marcella's recipe is even...

Essential of Classic Italian Cooking - Fried Cauliflower Wedges with Egg and Bread Crumb Batter

It's cauliflower time! And fried cauliflower at that! Rarely do I fry anything. I've had a deep-fryer for at least 5 years, and I've used it twice. Once to make Pumpkin Doughnuts for a Daring Bakers challenge, and the...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Sauteed Broccoli with Olive Oil and Garlic

This vegetable chapter is so easy compared to other chapters we've cooked through! A nice break in that weekly recipe challenge. Today, the recipe is Sauteed Broccoli with Olive Oil and Garlic. Another recipe that couldn't be easier or...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Asparagus and Proscuitto Bundles

Today is another recipe using Aspargus. Who wouldn't love this recipe-asparagus, proscuitto, and cheese. The recipe is very simple to make, but very elegant to look at. You trim and boil your asparagus until tender. You then take a...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Artichoke Torta in a Flaky Crust

As those of you know who are following our blog, we are working our way through Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking in order. This means that some of the dishes we will have made months ahead of our posting,...

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking - Braised Artichokes and Peas

Today is the first recipe in the Vegetable chapter of Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. I think you'll really like this chapter, and there are many recipes for cooking vegetables in ways you've probably never cooked them. Today, my...

Sunday Slow Sides - Green Beans

This week it was Annie's week to choose our ingredient. She chose Green Beans. She offered us two recipes to choose from. I chose the Summer Green Bean Salad. Although I couldn't find any local green beans, I was...

Sunday Slow Sides - Petits Pois a la Francaise

For those of you who follow my blog, you know I've participated in several Sunday Slow Travel cooking groups. We were Sunday Slow Bakers, Scoopers, Soupers, Salads, and I don't even remember what else. I sat out the last...

WHAT'S FOR DINNER? HALIBUT!

How do you like the title of this post? I made up a creation for dinner tonight, and couldn't figure out what to call it. So I didn't call it anything. I got a box from my CSA on...

SUNDAY SMALL BITES WEEK #13 - POTATOES

I've not been too active on my blog lately. Not sure what's wrong, but I have no motivation for working on the blog. Maybe it's because I'm trying to lose some weight and am trying to watch what I...

SWISS CHARD TART

This is not a good photo, but it was the best I had and I wanted you to see this tart. I'm not sure where I got this recipe. If it was from any of you reading this, I'm...

OSSO BUCO-STYLE HALIBUT AND WHIPPED POTATOES WITH HERBS

Today I wanted to feature a recipe that I've made a couple of times and just love. It's a recipe that if you see, you might not make because it is different than how you would normally think of...