Butter Leaf, Tangerine and Toasted Walnut Salad with a Citrus Dressing

Butter Leaf Salad with Tangerines, Walnuts and a Citrus Dressing / Patty's Food

The tangerines from my backyard tree are so sweet right now I’ve been trying to eat a few every day.  I handed my granddaughter Gracie a small tangerine and what seemed like a second later she had eaten the entire tangerine peel and all.  I was thinking, oh no -but she had a big smile […]

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 […]

Spring Salad with Lemon White Truffle Vinaigrette

Today my thoughts on food have turned green.  All the breads and cakes I’ve baked in the past few weeks made the house smell wonderful but life in the kitchen is not all about the oven.  The salad bowl makes a daily appearance in my kitchen but barely makes it here every few months.  My […]

Roast Chicken with Lemon, Garlic, Fresh Bay Leaves, Lemon Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, Butter Lettuce, Green Peas and Pink Peppercorn Beurre Blanc

Roast Chicken with lemon roasted baby Yukon Gold potatoes served on butter lettuce with green peas and a pink peppercorn beurre blanc was on the menu for dinner last night.  Why the fancy sauce?  Just to enjoy something different  from the normal evening fare. We roast a whole organic chicken a couple of times every […]