Cauliflower wraps itself around bacon, cheddar cheese, jalapenos and scallions for these pan-fried golden little patties of deliciousness.
Roasted cauliflower tossed in a spicy, savory tomato sauce with a hint of vinegary sweetness. Typically the cauliflower would be battered and deep-fried first but given my recent obsession with roasting and knowing how messy and fussy frying is I went the easier route. The timing works out perfect because while the florets are roasting you can get busy making the sauce.
Chicken Divan is a layered casserole of roasted broccoli, cauliflower and sliced chicken breasts smothered in a decadent red-wine-Parmesan-cream-sauce. With sliced almonds, roasted red peppers, onions and garlic, it is not the old school Chicken Divan made with canned soup and sherry. . . Do people still make that? Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong generation.
Broccoli and cauliflower florets are smothered in a cheesy, garlic sauce and then baked off for one of the most comforting side dishes I know of. A sprinkling of bread crumbs over top forms a golden brown, crunchy crust that seals in all that molten, cheesy goodness. It’s rustic, warming and homey, just the type of thing that long, winter nights call for.This is one… [Read more]
Coconut flakes and almonds come together to make the crusty coating on this delicious chicken. The crunchy and slightly sweet coating encases the chicken and to make it tender and juicy. The secret ingredient is curry powder. Just a little touch of it wakes the flavors right up. I had to sneak this one by my family, who ‘think’ they don’t like curry powder. They… [Read more]
One of my favorite vegetables meets my most favorite bean meets bacon, which needs no introduction, in this quick and easy soup recipe. When I laid eyes on the biggest head of cauliflower I’ve ever seen in my life I knew right away it was destined for my soup pot. The place where the transformation of the bland, odorous cauliflower into a creamy, flavorful, satisfying… [Read more]
This crustless quiche recipe features fresh cauliflower florets with garlic, Swiss cheese and plenty of fragrant thyme. It’s a light and eggy savory pie that can serve as a side dish or as the main attraction. Cauliflower is just coming into season in my neck of the woods making it dirt cheap and as fresh as can be. In my house quiche is a go-to… [Read more]