There’s something so fun about appetizers… the promise of delicious bite-sized tidbits bursting with flavor. I’ve learned from many parties to serve appetizers that can be made ahead and don’t need baking. Otherwise you spend the whole party with the oven on, restocking platters. No fun. Since it’s now officially summer party season, these sweet […]
I ate lettuce right off the ground in Salinas, California. I hadn’t eaten iceberg lettuce in years, it was freshly picked, I was on a salad tour with Dole, and I was wearing a hairnet. It was delicious. So delicious that I was inspired to create a new recipe that would feature its crispy-fresh goodness.
Escarole, peppers, bread crumbs, and coconut bacon combine to make this unusual side dish that’s native to upstate New York. This recipe could also be called Two Worlds Colliding, when a work trip is followed by free escarole.