Meatball hack

I LOVE  meatballs but I detest rolling them and frying them in small batches.  It takes forever and it spatters.   I picked up this little trick  a while back.  They are every bit as good as pan fried but in a tenth of the time.   Just use a small scoop and scoop them out into…

Prosciutto Deviled Eggs

Nothing beats ham and eggs.  Here is delicious twist on a classic theme. INGREDIENTS 12 large eggs 3/4 cup Dukes mayonnaise 1 TBS course mustard 1/4 teaspoon of dried garlic 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 package of prosciutto Garnish: sage, parsley or chive INSTRUCTIONS Place the eggs in a…

Smoked Salmon Canapes

Perfect for your next party!  Swanky looking but simple! INGREDIENTS: 1 8 ounce package of smoked salmon, chopped 1 4 ounce package of soft goat cheese (or cream cheese) 1 Cucumber sliced into half moons Green onions Sesame seeds Sea Salt 1 tsp of dried parsley 1 tsp of dried chive 1 tsp of dried…

Sticky Garlic Chicken

Yummy, garlic chicken over sticky white rice.  It reminds me of street food in Honolulu.  I make this with inexpensive chicken wings but you can use any kind of chicken. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound chicken wings 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon coriander 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 Tbs sesame seed oil 1 Tbs rice vinegar 3 tablespoons Soy Sauce 2 large garlic cloves,…

Delicious Kale Salad

We are often so unimaginative with salad.  It doesn’t have to be anemic iceberg  and cherry tomatoes.  A salad can be a divine layering of flavors and textures.  Here is a favorite in our house. Four ingredients with a 5 minute, vinaigrette dressing. INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch of kale or winter kale,  chopped 1 cup of…