Sweet Potato Fritters

Creamy textured, but substantial – these sweet potato fritters surprised me. I was tinkering with new ways to use my favorite Beauregard sweet potato, and imagined that a fried patty of shredded sweet potato lightly bound with egg and panko might work.  But I was blown away by the creamy textured interior. It made sense…

Simple Asparagus Salad

This uber simple salad honors the fleeting perfection of one of the gifts of the Spring:  fresh local asparagus. Raw asparagus has a tender crunch and grassy fresh flavor.  I combined it with complementary flavors:  parmesean cheese shreds, grassy olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper.  This recipe relies on the quality and freshness of…

Pickled Eggs three ways

I recently ate an amazingly delicious snack:  a pickled egg. The guy at a local cheese shop where I bought it assured me they were “stupid easy” to make at home after I asked him how they had conjured such amazingness.  So I went home and tried my hand at making some.  They really are…