Quick Huevos Rancheros – For Neil

For a less conventional version, replace the tomatoes in the salsa with pineapple! 2 large tomatoes 1/2 red onion 1 jalapeno, seeded 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 1 lime Salt & pepper to taste 1 can black beans, with liquid. 4 eggs 4 tortilla Avocado, chopped; for...

Quick Charred Tomato Bisque – For Chase

This soup is better than the stuff in a can. By far! 4-6 large ripe tomatoes 3 garlic cloves, smashed Olive oil to coat Salt & pepper to taste 1 cup cream 1/2 cup basil leaves Heat the broiler. Cut 4-6 large ripe tomatoes into thin slices and spread them out on a...

Quick Lemon Upside-Down Cheesecake – For Chase

The same flavors as a creamy cheesecake, but without the structure; serve in bowls. 1 cup cream cheese 1 cup ricotta chese 1 tsp vanilla Zest/Juice of 1 lemon Sugar or Honey to taste 1 sleeve of graham crackers 1 cup walnuts Combine 1 cup each of softened cream cheese...

Quick Gruyere Apple Grilled Cheese – For Chase

Why wouldn’t you add a couple of bacon slices? I don’t know. Wouldn’t make any sense at all. Per 1 sandwich: 2 Slices of good-quality bread 2 Slices of Gruyere cheese 4 Slices of thinly-sliced tart apple Butter, for frying Butter slices of...

Quick Egg Drop Soup – For Chase

Nothing could be easier. 1 qt chicken or vegetable stock 4 eggs Soy sauce to taste Scallions for garnish Sesame oil for garnish Bring a quart of stock (chicken or veggie stock) to a slow bubble; gently pour four beaten eggs in to the stock while stirring. Add soy...

Quick Pasta with Lemon Sauce – For Chase

You might toss in a few veggies, like peas – or not. 1 cup pasta, like angel hair or linguine 1/2 stick butter 1/2 cup cream 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1-2 tsp grated lemon zest Parmesan cheese for garnish Chopped parsley or chives for garnish Boil and...