sunset 2016, regina’s. Preheat  400° Oven, medium cast iron or nonstick fry pan.

serve on bed of baby mâche tossed with olive oil, boar bacon and buttered seeded sourdough toast.

serve with rosé or Chardonnay ( Trefethen, martinelli, calera, Cakebread, flowers, rusack, reata).

  • 1 C chopped onion
  • 1½ Tbs coconut oil
  • 10 large eggs
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 C herded gruyère cheese
  • 1½ Tbs each chopped fresh sage and rosemary
  • 2 Tbs. chopped basil
  1. In frying pan, medium heat, sauté onions in oil until soft ~ 5 min
  2. combine eggs, salt & pepper in bowl, beat until just blended. pour into frying pan, sprinkle in cheese, sage & Rosemary. Stir with wooden spoon until mixture begins to set ~ 2 min.
  3. cover frying pan, bake in oven until frittata us puffed and set 12-14 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle top with basil. cut into 6 slices, serve immediately.

Harissa Hollandaise

June 17, 2014

2014 WSJ, serve with asparagus potato frittata. Serves 4


  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ tsp water
  • ½ tsp harissa paste
  • 6 TB melted butter, just warm
  • juice from ½ lemon

Whisk yolks, water and harissa then beat until frothy in a bowl over simmering water.

Remove from heat.

Whisk in 1 TB butter at a time, keep bowl warm. season with lemon juice and salt & pepper.



¼ C olive oil, ½ LB yukon gold potatoes, quartered and sliced thin, ½ C thin sliced sweet yellow onion,¾ C asparagus cut into ½ inch long pieces, 4 eggs beat until frothy. 450° Oven. Cook oil,potatoes & onion cast iron pan until done approx 12 min. Add cooked asparagus (boil 2 min). fold eggs, potatoes & asparagus into skillet, cook 8 min until sides set then transfer to oven for 10 min.