Side Dish

PARMESAN BREADED OCHROES

Complexity: Easy  Ingredients: 12 – 14 ochroes, tops and ends trimmed 1½ cups panko bread crumbs 1 tsp dried parsley ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup flour, seasoned with salt and pepper Oil for frying Directions: Cut the ochroes in half horizontally and then vertically. [...]

THREE CHEESE BAKED POLENTA

Complexity: Medium  Ingredients: 2 ½ cups water 2 ½ cups milk 1 tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper ½ tsp cinnamon 2 cups cornmeal ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese ¼ cup grated Gouda cheese 4 tbsp butter Fresh thyme leaves Fresh spinach or greens for [...]

CREAMY BACON BALSAMIC DRESSING

Complexity: Easy Ingredients: 4 heaping tbsp mayonnaise 1 tbsp mustard 1 tbsp minced onion 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp fresh green seasoning Few dashes Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to taste 4 – 6 slices bacon, chopped in small pieces Directions: Fry the bacon in a saucepan until crisp. [...]

BOURBON FRIED RICE BALLS

Complexity: Medium Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup Jasmine rice 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 pack Maggi Soup it up Vegetable SOUP Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup grated Parmesan 5 large eggs 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 pound [...]

BAKED PARMESAN CRISPS

Complexity: Easy Ingredients: 2 baguettes, thinly sliced into 1/2 inch slices Grated Parmesan cheese Olive oil Cooking Spray Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place the baguette slices on the sheet. Drizzle with a little olive oil. Top each slice with [...]