CtBF – Lower east side brunch tart

This week, we have a bittersweet task. Honoring our friend and fellow blogger Ro DiDomenico, or Nana, as she was to most of us. This recipe was one that she had wanted to make for some time, and if my dish is any indication, she was certainly watching over the process - no better pastry … Continue reading CtBF – Lower east side brunch tart

ffwd – quiche maraichère

Typically, I follow the FFWD recipes quite closely. Sometimes with a bit of a minor twist, but often, I want to see what was so inspiring about the original. Lately, I've noticed a lot of recipes relying on carrots, celery and something from the onion family... and we'd just done that with our vegetable-barley soup from a … Continue reading ffwd – quiche maraichère

ffwd – mushroom and shallot quiche

This week's recipe uses one of my favorite vegetables - mushrooms! And I love quiche, so I've been waiting to make this recipe. I had a whole bunch of crimini mushrooms on hand, so it worked out perfectly (well, almost). I also remembered to pick up a nice bunch of thyme from the house up … Continue reading ffwd – mushroom and shallot quiche

ffwd – apple gorgonzola quiche

Sometimes its a good thing when I make a recipe, then wait to blog about the results. This is one of those times. I was looking forward to making this quiche, since I really like quiche, love Dorie's tart dough recipe, and thought the combination sounded great. I did substitute some Maytag Blue cheese for … Continue reading ffwd – apple gorgonzola quiche