My cooking, whether done on a week day starting at 8:00 PM , or on major festive days like Christmas, or just even plain Sundays, is a formula that helps me recalibrate, and spend quality time with loved ones and friends. The kitchen, the kitchen table in traditional is a place of gathering, of familial communion and sharing. And at my house, the kitchen island, is where a dish out dishes of love.
So folks, on just an ordinary Sunday, here's what happens when I become just little me , and put love into into my cooking . I've picked one from each section of the meal for you to try , virtually that is
Sunday Dinner Menu (excerpts)
Cremini Mushrooms stuffed with Tarragon Goat cheese,
Artisan Bavette Rigate in A Tomato Ricotta Sauce
|Stuffed Cremini Mushrooms|
A great starter , full of taste , something that can be part of a very elegant ensemble of Hors d'oeuvres. Stuff the mushroom caps with a mixture of goat cheese , bread crumbs, herbs, EVOO. I mixed in some tarragon . Bake until golden.
Hint: a glass of Prosecco wine completes the starter experience.
|Bavette Rigate in Tomato Ricotta Saucce|
|Roasted Cauliflower with Shallots and Tomatoes|