Blue Cheese

Oct 25

Meet Crostini’s Big Brother: The Open Face Broiled Sandwich

Call it what you will, an oversized Crostini or an Americanized Smørrebrød, the open face toasted or broiled sandwich can be as simple or complex as you wish and typically can be prepped with ingredients found in the refrigerator. The simplest of open face sandwiches that most of us are familiar with is the broiled …

Continue reading »

Jul 30

Roq-n-roll-a-mole – Another contender for the best guacamole

Roquamole is a variation on guacamole from the lovely Nigella Lawson. I’ve changed it a little to give it a bit more zing, but the two main flavours are still avocado and Roquefort cheese. If you can’t find Roquefort, then any strongly flavoured blue cheese will work such as Gorgonzola or St.Agur. The changes I …

Continue reading »

Feb 28

Grilled Smoked Turkey Burger with Onions, Blue Cheese and a Portabella Mushroom

For the past few years I have been developing what I believe to be a nice balance of seasonings for ground turkey to make a flavorful burger. Whereas a ground beef burger requires little in way of seasoning except salt and black pepper to bring out the natural flavors of the meat and melted fat, …

Continue reading »

Feb 21

Decadent Duet: Portabella Mushroom & Broiled Blue Cheese

I was never a fan of Portabella Mushrooms. Not because I do not enjoy the complexity and earthy flavor that different mushrooms provide to a dish. More because Portabella Mushrooms had become too popular and for some inexplicable reason each time I ate one, someone had marinated it in balsamic vinegar for far too long. …

Continue reading »