A wonderful warm soup for all seasons. I used frozen leeks but certainly use fresh one; their unmistakable flavor is fantastic in this combination.
This Potato, Leek and Goat Cheese Tart is easy and perfect for dinner or party appetizers.
I love modifying the standard Quiche Lorraine and this version with leeks was stellar.
Baked Leek Gratin is easy to prepare, full of flavor, and great to make year round. Hard boiled eggs and sweet, mild leeks are baked in a luscious creamy cheese sauce. Plus, it's flexible and can be served as a side dish or light entrée. Make it after Easter to use up all those hard boiled eggs, or as a side dish at Thanksgiving instead of traditional creamed onions. It's also perfect as part of a Mother's Day brunch!
Fresh cucumbers and sweet, mellow leeks are the stars in this super savory, chilled Vichyssoise soup. Note that the soup needs to chill for several hours.
A simple and easy to make pasta dish made with whole-grain penne pasta, mushrooms, leeks, and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
I can taste it. I can smell it. I can picture it. But I still can’t sit in it – unless I choose to sit on the floor, that is. We have a kitchen that’s almost finished. We have a hall that is finished. We have a den that is oh-so-very-close…. We all know about ... Continue reading...
This simple Leek and Ham Gratin, finished with an easy bechemal and cheese topping, can be a first course, side dish or, add a cup of soup / fresh bread for a light lunch.
This is an easy, hearty pasta dish. The sauce is made while the pasta cooks.
This is based on a recipe from an old French Country Cookbook. It's a simple side dish that I've been making for years.This makes one large pancake for 2 servings. If I were doing the recipe for more people, I would make multiple, individual cakes which would be easier to handle
Even with no-cook noodles lasagne is a bit of work.... Luckily it's also enough for 2 meals.
Baked Salmon with Horseradish Leek Sauce, easy main course in less than 30 minutes
Asparagus, Spinach and Leek Soup, the best of spring. I didn't use the stem ends - I tried and it was not good. Trust me on this one.
Leek and Radish Salad with Prosciutto Palmiers, a simple spring vegetable salad for a first course.
Shrimp Scampi on Quinoa, with lots of garlic, lemon, a bit of leek and butter.
Spinach and Leek Phyllo Cups, with Feta and Prosciutto, baked in small ramekins, then removed for serving. Easy and impressive.
This weekend I cleaned the house, found the Christmas decorations, decorated the house, and baked Christmas breads (cranberry and pumpkin). After all that I needed comfort food. I could call this Three Cheese Lasagne but Turkey and Leek sounds so much healthier, doesn’t it? Turkey and Leek Lasagne Total time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 8oz (250gr) ... Continue reading...
I had an extra leek in the house (didn’t need it for the lasagne) and I had one, last, small acorn squash left. A little tart seemed like just the thing. You do remember I’m rather fond of Small Plates.… Leek and Acorn Squash Tarts Total time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 1 small acorn squash, cut ... Continue reading...