2 posts from month 12/2015

Crispy Potato with Flank Steak and Horseradish Creme Fraiche

The holidays are all about gatherings and good times and food is such a central part to that.  When I entertain at the holidays, whichever holiday it is, I like to pick dishes that use seasonal ingredients and where the flavors are reminiscent of that holiday.  For me, the Christmas season usually has some kind of a beef dish with horseradish sauce involved, which is a rich dish, so I though it would be fun to make a dish with those classic ... Continue Reading

Crab Stuffed Endive with Citrus Habanero Oil

One thing I love to serve during the holidays is crab.  Crab cakes are a real favorite around our house.  But with all the rich food that will be part of our holiday gathering I thought it would be fun to try to create a recipe that would lighten up the menu.  This would work great as a small bite before dinner or even as the salad to a sit down dinner.  Simply double or triple the recipe for more guests. I first tried Citrus Habanero oil in a little trio of olive oil set I bought at ... Continue Reading