Open-faced Strawberry Omelet with Goat Cheese & A California Strawberry Field Tour

Open-faced Strawberry Omelet/Patty's Food

When it comes to strawberries, it’s never just about eating your daily fruit.  Sweet brightly colored aromatic strawberries and all the ways we love to eat them through out their brillant season elevates these berries to a much higher level.  I find strawberries to be inspirational, whether I’m plowing through the preparation of  a massive […]

Favorite Spring Vegetable Pot-Au-Feu for French Fridays with Dorie

Change is in the air, nothing stays the same forever including a suggested recipe for warm weather vegetables from Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan.  Referred to as a springboard recipe and in my case it was also an ‘everything but the kitchen sink’ recipe as I reached deep into my fridge to pull […]

Asparagus Salad with Bacon and A Six Minute Egg For French Fridays with Dorie

Fresh locally grown asparagus has been in our markets for awhile, just in time to make this wonderful salad recipe from Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan.  The 6 minute eggs on top of the salad add the perfect finishing touch to the asparagus and the bacon.  I used mixed baby greens, toasted hazelnuts […]

Mandel-Melbas

I like a thin, crisp, not too sweet, sliced almond filled cookie to dip in my coffee especially on the days when I’m craving something sweet but not too rich.  We’re still in January, the month of trying to eat lighter after  the indulgences around the holidays in December.  February signals the official return to […]

Roasted Kohlrabi and Eggs with Mustard and Honey

My husband, Scott, knowing how much I love vegetables, came home last night bearing gifts. Kohlrabi, beets, carrots, lettuce, broccoli, what a nice guy! The following morning after I checked my emails, like any self respecting food blogger I googled kohlrabi in search of information and recipes. I did find several intriguing recipes including one […]