Gratin of Baked Fennel, Onion, and Red Bell Pepper with Gorgonzola and Danish Sausage (Medisterpølse) is genuine comfort food, but at the same time, it’s an easy bit of everyday cooking.
This is a recipe, or more of a how-to, for Old-Fashioned Hash from leftover ingredients that include pork roast, cheese, potatoes, and a host of vegetables. It’s topped with sunny-side-up eggs. It’s a wonderful breakfast that stems from one of Julia Child’s cookbooks.
Polish Root Vegetable Salad recipe: carrots, celery root, parsnips, eggs, yum.
Tomato Corn Salad! Heirloom tomatoes, raw corn, tangy feta, peppery arugula, smoky bacon, crunchy almonds … love your vegetables! (Easy-ish recipe.)
French Indian Curry doesn’t use tomatoes like a traditional garam masala curry, but it is loaded with juicy chunks of chicken plus a ton of mushrooms and vegetables. And of course, it has cream sauce.
This Cast-Iron Skillet Hasselback Potato Gratin is the extra-strength comfort food you’ve been looking for to get you through these trying times.
This cool, blue, sweet, and spicy tropical dinner for four is fun and special without being fussy: Kahuna Salad, Spicy Coconut Beef and Vegetables, Blue Hawaiian cocktails, and Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. See the post for the menu and links to the recipes.
Spicy Coconut Beef and Vegetables is an out-of-the-ordinary and delicious hot dish you can whip up after work quickly and easily in your handy dandy cast-iron skillet. The sauce, which is made of peanut butter and coconut milk, also reheats well.