Tag: arugula

Artichoke, arugula, and pine nut grilled cheese


Back in my college days, I cooked all my meat on a tiny George Foreman. Within seconds of being plugged in, it heats up and is ready to go; WAY easier than preheating the oven and pulling out pots and pans. My expectations for flavor and texture clearly weren’t super high. Oh and did I mention [continue reading...]

Salami, eggplant, tomato, and goat cheese sandwich


While a third and final qualifying paper tops my to-do list, I spend my time drooling over pictures of food, whipping up dishes of my own, eating myself out of house and home, and writing about all of it. It’s not that I’m avoiding work, but every time I sit down to read or write [continue reading...]

Arugula and shaved fennel salad with oranges and honey cider vinaigrette


Up until now, I’d only ever eaten raw fennel in salads out at restaurants. I loved it, but I’d just never prepared it myself. I rarely cook fennel either, for that matter. In fact, you might recall the eggplant & fennel gratin I set out to bake a couple of weeks back; I accidentally used a leek [continue reading...]

Gourmet BLT: Pancetta, sun-dried tomatoes, arugula, artichoke hearts, and fresh mozzarella


I’m not much of a sandwich person, but when you go skiing, that’s the most portable lunch. At the last minute, we wound up not going skiing this weekend, but I had already bought a loaf of fresh sour batard for our sandwiches. To use up this bread, I made one of our favorites, the [continue reading...]