Moroccan Chard w/ Ras El Hanout & Preserved Lemon

Moroccan Chard w/ Ras El Hanout & Preserved Lemon Moroccan Chard Inspired by Mourad Lahlou

A few magazines and cookware catalogs I read, or at least look at, from cover to cover. I store them in a basket. Folded corners mark the special stories and recipes I want to revisit. Periodically the overflowing basket begs to be cleaned out. Its spring cleaning began in earnest two weeks ago, until Continue reading

Baked Polenta w/ Corn, Goat Cheese & Roasted Broccoli Pesto—Part 2 in a Series

Polenta with Roasted Broccoli Pesto & a Poached Egg (c) jfhaugen

“Polenta? Oh, you mean Italian grits.”

A number of years ago I came upon a recipe for a most luscious and creamy polenta. That recipe was the real deal—calling for a high water to polenta ratio and taking about an hour to cook.This polenta was far removed Continue reading