bread recipes

Poached Eggs in White Wine
Poached Eggs in White Wine - November 7, 2013

Eggs poached in white wine peppered with minced shallots and herbs. A simple twist that immediately transformed the humble poached egg into something just a hint special and unexpected. Served over smashed avocado on toasted bread.

Avocado Coconut Oil Tartine
Avocado Coconut Oil Tartine - July 16, 2013

This tartine sandwich is tops - a slather of pure coconut oil topped with smashed avocado, and finished with garlicky toasted macadamia nuts, squash blossoms, and slivered scallions.

Na'ama's Fattoush
Na'ama's Fattoush - October 8, 2012

A beautiful fattoush recipe and a preview of Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's new book, Jerusalem.

TLT Sandwich
TLT Sandwich - September 17, 2008

A vegetarian TLT sandwich inspired by the classic BLT sandwich. This version includes chipotle-marinated tempeh alongside oven-roasted cherry tomatoes, a bit of shredded lettuce, and a generous avocado slather on a thin slice (or two) of great bread.

Apple Zucchini Crostini
Apple Zucchini Crostini - August 31, 2008

Inspired by a trip to Argentina, small crackers topped with an apple-zucchini relish, a tiny kiss of goat cheese, and a couple flecks of black pepper.

Spring Panzanella
Spring Panzanella - June 12, 2008

A spring twist on a panzanella recipe. This panzanella features asparagus, spinach, and peas with hearty, garlic and time toasted bread cubes.

Strawberry Panzanella
Strawberry Panzanella - April 17, 2008

A stunning, delicious sweet strawberry panzanella recipe. Bread cubes are tossed with a sweet brown sugar glaze, strawberries are mashed into a dressing, and it is all served family style.

Vegan Caesar Salad
Vegan Caesar Salad - January 9, 2008

Vegan Caesar salad recipe from best-selling authors Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero - no eggs, no dairy. Delicious, creamy lemon-caper dressing and garlic croutons.

Egg Salad Sandwich (the only one I'll eat)
Egg Salad Sandwich (the only one I'll eat) - April 8, 2007

The egg salad sandwich recipe I turn to multiple times a week. Light on the mayo, with good quality eggs, chopped celery, and a sprinkling of chives on thinly sliced whole grain bread.

My Dad's Garlic Bread
My Dad's Garlic Bread - February 21, 2007

My dad's garlic bread recipe - garlic, lots of butter, chives, and lemon zest slathered on a wide baguette. A garlic-studded, golden crusted masterpiece.

Cheesy, Heirloom, Panini Batons
Cheesy, Heirloom, Panini Batons - July 29, 2006

One-inch wide slabs of toasted, cheesy, heirloom tomato filled deliciousness slathered with a basil-chive ricotta spread.

Whipped Chickpea Hummus
Whipped Chickpea Hummus - April 15, 2006

Actually two different takes on hummus. One with an Italian twist, and one a lovely shade of green from the incorporation of a bit of sauteed spinach.

Onion Soup without Tears
Onion Soup without Tears - January 7, 2006

A twist on a classic onion soup recipe adapted for cry-babies (like me). Caramelized onions, white wine, butter, vegetable stock, and grated cheese.

Beluga Lentil Crostini
Beluga Lentil Crostini - July 23, 2005

This has become one of my favorite crostini recipes - goat cheese, black beluga lentils, and chives on garlic-rubbed crostini.