I took out my handwritten recipe archive the other night searching for my dad’s handwritten blue cheese dressing recipe because his you can eat by the spoonful (and shellac your arteries while you’re at it). I wanted to add my own zsa zsa zsu by adding a palmful of chopped fresh rosemary, and that I did. And like everything I test in my kitchen, it works or it doesn’t. This one happened to work beautifully!
The croissant dough recipe (thanks Julia) is versatile and is a great canvas for just about anything you want to fill it with. Chocolate-Hazelnut, Blue Cheese-Honey, or Brie-Apple is a good place to start!
If you have too many beets on your hands, think about serving them as a main dish. Roast them and stuff them with something sweet or savory. These beets are stuffed with hot italian sausage, greens, shallots, and garlic, and topped with a tangy gorgonzola dressing.
Having lived in the South where fresh, local produce is sold out of the back of people’s pick up trucks or at roadside stands, I was spoiled before I moved to Alaska. When I moved in 2010, I arrived mid-winter, so my first visit to a Fairbanks Safeway left a lot to be desired. The shelves…
A healthy alternative to the oh-so delicious chicken wing: a turkey burger stuffed with blue cheese and coated in buffalo sauce. It’s perfect for game day or grill day.