I have a small amount of salmon and and a bit of cream cheese left from the weekend. It’s just enough to spread over a toasted bagel half, but I’ve got a better idea. A couple of eggs and voila: it’s an elegant supper for one.
My new favorite magazine, the spring issue of Fine Cooking’s CookFresh magazine offers up a pictorial commentary on how to cook the perfect gruyere omelet. I’ve blogged about omelets in the past but thought I’d give their technique a whirl, using smoked salmon and cream cheese instead of gruyere.
Omelets are so simple and quick to make, but they are the kind of dish that is easiest to follow in pictures. For small omelets such as this, It’s important that you are in possession of an 8-inch nonstick skillet and silicone spatula.
Other savory fillings could include other grated or crumbled cheese, vegetables such as spinach, asparagus, mushrooms or onion, bacon or ham.
My step-son’s wedding was last weekend, so my daughter, Greta, came in from Chicago and stayed at our place for the two-day festivities. Having been out-of-town all week, I never had a minute prior to her arrival to make her favorite meals and treats. I wasn’t about to go grocery shopping after she arrived, so … Full recipe post »
Let’s talk hash. Not trash hash ordered from sticky laminated menus found in diners off strung-together highways. There’s certainly the exception, but that hash often consists of whatever leftover diced meat needs using up (think corned and roast beef) combined with diced potatoes (could have been frozen) and lots of grease. Oh yes, lots of … Full recipe post »
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