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Quick Breakfast Tacos

26 Mar

Fried and braised a chorizo sausage to crumble, then scrambled some eggs w/ milk in the drippings. With homemade tortillas (Maseca, salt, water), quick-pickled carrots (cut thin, 20 minutes in vinegar) as a nice counterpoint to the fat, cheddar, and avocado.

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Arugula, Baked Egg, Garlic Yogurt, Paprika Butter

20 Apr

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Cooking from Plenty. Excellent.

And the Straus plain Greek yogurt is now my favorite brand.

Eggs Baked in Delicata Squash, Kale

15 Jan

That thing where you bake oiled delicata squash slices in the oven for 40 minutes at 400F, and crack a raw egg into them 15 minutes before the end? Still really good, and easy. +Oven-roasted kale and pancetta.

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Not Quite Nicoise

29 Mar

tuna salad

Steamed nettles (I’m obsessed), eggs, tuna, roasted beets, and Cowgirl St Pat (nettle-wrapped spring cheese).

 

Poached Eggs, Nettles, First Spring Peas, Pepper, …

23 Mar

A nice breakfast at home after a long week:

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Poached eggs, spinach, nettles (good!), bacon, first peas of the season, and a dressing of olive oil, black pepper, poppy seeds, fresh horseradish, and orange juice.

Salty Salmon, Poached Egg, Butter Spinach

18 Feb

salmon

A quick, satisfying dinner during minimal-starch month (and after a weekend of salt-depleting exercise).

I’d shopped with Niçoise salad on the brain, but ended up making: salmon rubbed with salt, white pepper, and sesame seeds, broiled for 8 minutes skin-side-up, on a bed of butter-sauteed lettuce, celery, and black olives, topped with chopped up crispy salmon skin and a poached egg.

Baked Egg in Squash, Crab

2 Dec

 

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Cut a delicata squash into slices (rings), brush with olive oil, oven-roast at 400F for 20 minutes on each side.

Five minutes before it’s done (on the second side), crack an egg into the hole and bake until the yolk’s just the way you like it.

If you’re feeling fancy, serve with leftover Dungeness crab you’d cooked and picked the night before, marinated for half an hour in lemon juice and a bit of salt.

This is really good.