Poached eggs on crostini with pistou

Over easy like Sunday morning

Originally appeared in the August 18, 2011 edition of The Southside Times.

There’s a Depeche Mode song that asks, “Is simplicity best, or simply the easiest?”  My answer is, well, sometimes both.  Case in point:  this recipe.  As a high school teacher—and with the tidal wave of the new schoolyear swelling on the horizon—relaxing with my family on the weekends is a premium.  So when it comes to breakfast and brunch, it doesn’t hurt to keep things simple and easy.  Read the rest after the jump: (more…)

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Poached salmon with watercress sauce

Poaching requires little coaching

Originally appeared in the April 28, 2011 edition of the Southside Times.

With spring here, it’s refreshing to pair delicate cooking techniques with food that’s equally delicate.  If you’ve yet to employ poaching as a method for preserving gentle flavors and tender textures, then read on, my friend.  Article continues here: (more…)

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