Top 5 gifts for Father’s Day

This is a “no tie” zone! Father’s day is right around the corner and instead of getting him yet another tie, give him what he really wants. Dads can be tough to shop for and I’ve been told that I’m … Continue reading

Cherry Tomato, Mint, Asparagus, and Gruyere Frittata

INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 4-6) **You’ll need: electric mixer 8 extra-large eggs ½ cup light cream ½ cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano ½ cup grated Gruyere ½ cup basil leaves, torn into bite-sized pieces plus a few sprigs for garnish ½ cup mint leaves, … Continue reading

 Baked French Toast with Strawberry Compote

  INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 4-6) FOR FRENCH TOAST: Butter, for greasing Challah bread 8 whole eggs 2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup whipping (heavy) cream 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon of lemon … Continue reading

What I Want to Eat All Day Every Day: Pizza Rustica

INGREDIENTS: (serves 12)  PASTA FROLLA: 3 cup all purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar 1 tsp kosher salt ¾ tsp baking powder 1 ½ sticks unsalted butter 3 large eggs FILLING: 2 pounds ricotta 6 large eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

Savory Parmesan Sformato with Grilled Asparagus

  INGREDIENTS: (Serves 8) GNUDI: 1 ½ c heavy cream ½ c whole milk 1 clove garlic, minced 2 oz grated parmesan 1 tsp kosher salt 1/8tsp cracked black pepper 2 large eggs 2 large yolks  METHOD: Preheat the oven … Continue reading

Italian Eggs Benedict

  INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 6) PECORINO SCONES: 1 ½ cup all purpose flour 1 cup grated pecorino cheese 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 ½ tsp granulated sugar 1tsp kosher salt 1 cup heavy cream   WHITE WINE ZABAGLIONE: 6 egg yolks … Continue reading

Hangover Pizza

Ahhh… A new year, a new beginning, an inevitable head-splitting hangover. Let’s be frank, tonight you are most-likely going to ring in 2014 with more than a few drinks and you’ll need a substantial pick-me-up come tomorrow. I presented my … Continue reading