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Sunday Brunch

Brunching is one of my favorite things to do in Manhattan, as the city is packed with a plethora of brunch spots that can suit any desire for a traditional (Bubby’s) or nouveau American brunch (Five Points), an Asian Fusion brunch with a DIY Bloody Mary Bar (Double Crown), a Chinese dim sum brunch (Ping’s … Continue reading

Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg and Prosciutto

Here is a very classic savory salad with sweet and tender asparagus, poached eggs, and prosciutto from my Ad Hoc at Home cookbook.  The aged balsamic vinegar balances out the richness of the egg and salty ham, and the fried croutons add a nice crunchy texture.  Poached eggs are my favorite kind of eggs (obsessed … Continue reading

Torn Croutons

I am unsure why I haven’t made my own croutons before, it is so easy and such a good use of leftover bread (compared to forgetting about it until it starts growing new mold species as what normally happens).  I made these fried bread croutons for my savory warm salad: Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg … Continue reading

Garlic Bread

As I was cooking the Leek Tops Mac & Cheese, I wanted to try making my own garlic bread to serve with it.  Natalya has made garlic bread in the past, usually just combining crushed garlic with olive oil on bread.  I decided to fatten it up a bit with some butter and herbs because, … Continue reading