Italian Breakfast Pull-apart Bread

I was working on a Tuscan brunch menu (Italian style hash, lemon ricotta pancakes, proseco drink), but I felt like something was missing. Bread! No Italian meal would be complete without bread. Now, cinnamon rolls are common but not in Italy. I could do a bruschetta, but there are already tomatoes in the hash. So…

Martha’s Vineyard Stuffed Clams

Now that Memorial Day is over, summer dishes are the order of the day. Stuffed clams are the quintessential summer fish house dish. Picture the outdoor patio on the water overlooking the water, seagulls perched on the wooden pier logs as the sun is going down. The smell of the ocean as your server brings…

Matcha Tiramisu

I have not had tiramisu in years because frankly, I don’t do coffee except in chocolate recipes. I like the filling, I like lady fingers, and I like all the other ingredients except that coffee thing. How about we switch out coffee for matcha and regular lady fingers for cocoa-covered lady fingers. So this is…

Pork Belly Beach Brunch Hash

I saw this on Bobby Flay’s Brunch show. I made a few changes to reflect local ingredients and the taste of my guests. The jerk seasoning cuts through the rich pork belly. I had my good friends at Abundant Acres whip up a trial batch of their Poppi’s Jerk Seasoning. Now, this is not a…

Wrapped Juicy Lucy

Invention comes from crisis. The minor crisis in this case was I had no buns or bread for my burger. Scouring the refrigerator I saw a crescent roll can and harkened back to the crescent roll wrapped hot dog. So, combing that with some seasoning, some cheese, and ripping off my own Juicy Lucy recipe,…