Veggie Frittata or What to Do with that Last Leftover Serving of Vegetables from Dinner the Other Night

A scant cupful of sautéed or grilled vegetables from last night’s dinner–-or even the night before’s.  Eggs. Fresh tomatoes and basil. Or not.  Maybe a little grating of cheese or a little chopped cheese that’s about to mold. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner is then served in under 5 minutes if you make your very own … Continue reading Veggie Frittata or What to Do with that Last Leftover Serving of Vegetables from Dinner the Other Night

Garlic-Green Bean Egg White Frittata with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

This is for mornings when you know the evening is bringing way too many calories  and you’re hungry NOW.  Or for nights when you have some green beans left that aren’t enough for a real meal or to share for dinner. Maybe it’ll do for that special time when your dogs are clamoring for egg … Continue reading Garlic-Green Bean Egg White Frittata with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Late Summer Egg White Frittata or What to Do With Leftovers from a First Birthday Party

My nearly daily breakfast is an egg white omelet or frittata, which is just the Italian word for an open-faced omelet. It’s fast, luscious, nutritious, and maybe best of all uses up my odds and ends of raw or cooked vegetables, restaurant leftovers (pizza toppings, too), bits of meat, and even a grate or two of cheese. … Continue reading Late Summer Egg White Frittata or What to Do With Leftovers from a First Birthday Party

Lemon Salmon on Sautéed Vegetables and Barley + Leftover Salmon Frittata

Still have openings in my EASY FRENCH 3-COURSE MEAL FOR VALENTINE’S DAY AT HOME:  2-HOUR COOKING CLASS @  SHOUSE APPLIANCE- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5:  5-7PM.  INTRODUCTORY OFFER 2 FOR 1.  $50.00 for two students–includes food, recipes and ideas for wine pairing. Email me or leave me a message. Can’t wait to cook with you!  (Will repeat class at … Continue reading Lemon Salmon on Sautéed Vegetables and Barley + Leftover Salmon Frittata

Apple-Cheddar Salad with Spicy Honey-Apple Cider Vinaigrette + A Little Frittata

Dave and I often make a big frittata (open-faced omelet) in our 14-inch skillet if we have someone in for brunch.  Dave’s the better frittata maker, so if I can, I leave him to it.  Once in a while he’ll make one just for the two of us on a Saturday morning and we’ll then … Continue reading Apple-Cheddar Salad with Spicy Honey-Apple Cider Vinaigrette + A Little Frittata

38 Power Foods, Week 35 — Yogurt — Smoked Salmon Frittata with Horseradish Yogurt and Irish Scones

This is also A Week of St. Pat’s Recipes, Friday… There’s nothing like a scone.  You can pronounce it skone or skahn, as does my friend, Marie, who’s from South Africa: “I asked the maid in dulcet tone To order me a buttered scone The silly girl has been and gone And ordered me a … Continue reading 38 Power Foods, Week 35 — Yogurt — Smoked Salmon Frittata with Horseradish Yogurt and Irish Scones

September Staples-Leftover Frittata

Leftover Fritatta Labor Day–wonderful three-day weekend with a myriad of possibilities. Walks, talks, cooking, a few put-off chores (deck painting) and some neighbors in for a meal or two. Also a day to babysit a golden retriever with an injured leg and her new pal, a Great Pyrenees named Rocket. ————————————————————Gab loves Rocket Now Rocket … Continue reading September Staples-Leftover Frittata

KIDS BAKE MOTHER’S DAY: Apple-Pecan Coffeecake

What is it about making brunch at home that feels extravagant and comfy all at the same time? We’re all over planning changeable, healthy dinner meals complete with menus, shopping lists, and Sunday prep, but morning fare is relegated to nearly the same dish over and over again. Folks literally eat oatmeal for breakfast every … Continue reading KIDS BAKE MOTHER’S DAY: Apple-Pecan Coffeecake

HAM AND BROCCOLI QUICHE: Cleaning out the Christmas Kitchen

How you can help—or get help—after the Marshall Fire Away from home and in an airbnb for two weeks at holiday time could be a recipe for disaster for many cooks. Dull knives, warped and nicked non-stick pans, dollar store utensils, and no pantry but for the ubiquitous old oil, salt, pepper, and weak coffee … Continue reading HAM AND BROCCOLI QUICHE: Cleaning out the Christmas Kitchen