RECIPE: Crab Stuffed Flounder

Crab-stuffed flounder is actually easy to make. Photo and recipe courtesy Westside Market | New York City.   February 18th is National Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day. The recipe is easy to make, and gives the appearance of a “fancy” preparation. You can stuff any white fish filet with crab meat. Before buying crab, note that there… Continue reading “RECIPE: Crab Stuffed Flounder”

TIP: Soup As A Main Course

Add enough protein to a lentil or bean soup and you’ve got a main course. Ham and sausage pair deliciously with beans and legumes. Photo courtesy McCormick.   As we published the post below, for acorn squash soup with gnocchi, we thought about soup as a main course. To turn a first course into a… Continue reading “TIP: Soup As A Main Course”

RECIPE: Acorn Squash Soup & Sauteed Gnocchi

Acorn squash soup with gnocchi and a garnish of dried cranberries, Brussels sprouts leaves and crème fraîche. Photo courtesy Giovanni Rana.   Italians are known for combining pasta and soup: minestrone, pasta e fagiole (pasta and bean soup) and pasta in brodo (chicken broth with pasta) are classics. Here’s an even fancier creation from pasta… Continue reading “RECIPE: Acorn Squash Soup & Sauteed Gnocchi”