Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Chef Marja Samsom/ Dumpling Diva
Thursday, June 6, 2013
slice green& yellow zuchini,
small eggplant & tomato of equal size
in 1/2" thick rounds,
pack very 'tight' in casserole
drizzle with mixture of:
garlic, olive oil, fresh thyme,salt
cover w tin foil
bake in 350 degree for 'bout 30+ minutes ...
take of the foil & sprinkle with
grated aged parmesan
15 more minutes till done:
fab dish to prepare one day in advance
Monday, May 20, 2013
Fun w Accordeonist Nicole Renaud
fab backdrop for 'Cooking up a Storm'
Marja's radio show @
Musical Asparagus Hollandaise ..
her beautiful melodies while preparing
our White Asparagus :
use a vegetable peeler to remove
'stringy part' from each stem
starting 2" from underneath top,
plunge aspargus in boiling water:
depending on thickness, cook 5-7 minutes
drain &'shock' w ice cubes to
stop cooking process ..
reserve, keep dry on towel
then make simple 'Hollandaise'
3 egg yolks
1 stick sweet melted butter
1 tble spoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon of salt
whisk egg yolks, use stick blender, in double boiler
add half the lemon juice
while pouring in melted butter
adjust with rest of lemon juice,
maybe a pinch of Cayenne pepper or Nutmeg: