Month: March 2011

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Gluten Free / Savory

  Strolling through the Union Square market this past weekend, I came across these Adirondack red potatoes and I immediately thought eggs! I love eggs. In all forms. A tortilla in a cast iron pan made with these red beauties, some eggs obviously, a little onion, a kick from crushed red pepper, and a crunchy bright green vegetable like broccoli. Sounds like lunch. Or a perfect breakfast?  A quick and light dinner? Mmm. Hot sauce? […]

Chocolate pink lady apple quinoa bouchons

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Chocolate / Gluten Free / Sweet

Chocolate pink lady apple quinoa bouchons. An incredibly wholesome take on Thomas Keller’s revered chocolate bouchon. Uniformly diced pink lady apples, sautéed, and  incorporated into a batter of quinoa flour, almond meal, and cocoa powder. These are such beautiful flours that not only impart so much flavor but also pack in beneficial nutrients. I absolutely adore working with these ingredients. So inspiring and completely straight forward. They make you feel good.

Cocoa Drops with Chocolate and Manuka Honey-Vanilla Bean Ganache

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Chocolate / Sweet

      Chocolate Thumbprint Drops *Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart Living 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 2 teaspoons kosher salt 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/3 cups sugar, plus more for rolling 2 large egg yolks 2 tablespoons heavy cream 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Steps: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with Parchment paper. Sift flour, cocoa powder, and […]