EAT@HOME

Food: Love to Eat It, Prepare It and Share It.
And that means sharing great recipes too. I hope visiting 8.ate@eight inspires you to try new things, both through the food experiences I write about and at your own table. Here’s a quick list of recipes I love — let me know what you think by leaving a comment. Eat up!

SCRATCH PROJECTS {get back to your roots}

CHEESE | Homemade Fresh Mozzarella
CHEESE | 
Homemade Ricotta
BUTTER | 
Homemade Butter
BEER | Brew Beer, Make Friends
BREAD | 101: How to Make Bakery Quality Bread @Home
MUSTARD & PRETZELS | Homemade Soft Pretzels and Mustard
PICKLES | Homemade Spicy Pickled Carrots
KIMCHI | Homemade Spicy Carrot Kimchi! & Apple Chutney!

BREAKFAST {of champions}

Blueberry, Lemon & Coconut Pancakes
Secret DiLaura Family Frittata with Sweet Italian Sausage
Herbed Buttermilk Biscuits
Royal British Cranberry-Almond Breakfast Scones

How To Cook The Perfect Sunny Side-Up Egg
How to Cook the Perfect 8.5 Minute Egg
How to Cook the Perfect Poached Egg {with Ramp Butter!}
Julia Child’s Rolled French Omelet
Olive Oil and Maple Syrup Granola
Southern Breakfast Egg Casserole
Spent Grain Raisin Bran Beer Muffins
Wild pokeweed {or Aspargus} and field garlic breakfast tart  

EGGS {cellent}

Cumin & Dill Dijon Egg Salad with Radish Sprouts
Egg on Egg Salad {Introducing Bottarga}
Secret DiLaura Family Frittata with Sweet Italian Sausage
How To Cook The Perfect Sunny Side-Up Egg
How to Cook the Perfect 8.5 Minute Egg
How to Cook the Perfect Poached Egg {with Ramp Butter!}
Inside-Out Scotch Eggs w/ Ground Lamb, Harissa Yolk & Panko Gremolata
Julia Child’s Rolled French Omelet
Know-thy-Farmer Scrapple Omelet
Southern Breakfast Egg Casserole
Wild pokeweed {or Aspargus} and field garlic breakfast tart 

DRINKS {cheers!}

Alton Brown’s Bourbon Mint Julep
Autumn Manhattan {Herby Garnished Classic a la Tippling Bros.}
Bottle of Baron {Refreshing “Island Cocktail” a la Tippling Bros.}
Campari Orange Italian Spritzer
Fireside Sparks {Champagne Cocktail a la Tippling Bros.}
Fresh Lime-Margarita Marinated Watermelon
Kickin’ Ancho Chili Fresh Citrus Margarita
Pink Fizzy Lemonade Cocktails Beat the Heat
Smokey Margarita {a la Tippling Bros.}

Stand-Out Spanish Sangria
Summer Strawberry Chilled Chamomile Tea {non-alcoholic}
Spritzy Sunday Morning Citrus Cocktail {non-alcoholic}

SNACK’EMS {makes happy hour happier}

Avocado & Tropical Fruit Salsa {also good as an entree side}
Cinnamon Sugar & Dark Cocoa Almonds
Creole Roasted Fresh Corn-Tomato Salsa
Fresh Lime-Margarita Marinated Watermelon{double duty bites}
Homemade Butter
Homemade Ricotta and Melted Leeks
Homemade Soft Pretzels and Mustard
Homemade Spicy Carrot Kimchi! & Apple Chutney!
Homemade Spicy Pickled Carrots
Inside-Out Scotch Eggs w/ Ground Lamb, Harissa Yolk & Panko Gremolata
Mini Wild Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie w/ Scotch! {bottom of post}

Peppers Padron at Home
Rosemary, Truffle and Parmesan Chips or Fries
Spiced Sweet Potato Hummus
Traditional Tomatillo Tops Salsa Notions
Union Square Bar Roasted Rosemary Nuts
Za’atar-Pecorino Toasted Crostini

SOUPS & SALADS {souper starters}

Best Butternut Squash and Green Apple Soup
Grandma’s Italian Wedding Chicken Soup
Rancho Gordo’s Posole Rojo!
Wild Child Broccoflower and Celery Root Soup

Balsamic-Drizzled Watermelon Steak Topped with Feta, Mint and Pistachios
Heidi Swanson’s Harissa Spinach Chop Salad {not your everyday salad, salad}
Julia Child’s Salade Nicoise
Lime-Kissed Peach and Corn Summer Salad
Orzo, Spinach & Feta Summer Salad
Spinach, Strawberry & Halloumi Salad
Tomato, Basil & Feta Salad
The Ultimate Summer Slaw

VEGGIES & BEANS {don’t forget to eat your greens!}

Barcelona Balsamic Chick Pea Salad
Bursting Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta-Orange Reduction
Crispy Cayenne Roasted Potatoes
Really Crispy Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Gochujang
Gourmet Grilled White Truffle Corn
Grilled Thyme-Cumin Vegetable Kabobs
Grilled Green Garlic
Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash Pesto “Pasta”
How to Cook Dried Beans in the Rancho Gordo Manner
Mini Wild Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie w/ Scotch! {bottom of post}
More Minted Peas Please!
Roasted Cauliflower with Gremolata Breadcrumbs
Savory Cauliflower Fried Rice
Spicy Tomato-Meyer Lemon Stewed Chick Peas
How to Love a Radish
Violet-Radish Spring Salad with Secret Lemon-Garlic Dressing

PASTA & GRAINS {‘sghetti goodness}

Community Grains Lazy Sunday Red Flint Polenta Integrale
Farro Salad with Steamed Kale and Roasted Pinenuts
Ardith Mae Fennel & Goat Ragout
Homemade Gnocchi and Sauce: Channeling My Italian Grandmother
Japanese Soba with Mushroom Broth
Orzo, Spinach & Feta Summer Salad 

PIZZA & BREADS {d’oh! why didn’t i try this yet}

Best Focaccia I’ve Ever Had, Toppings Optional
Breadmaking 101: How to Make Bakery Quality Bread @Home

Creative Crowd-Pleasing BBQ’d Pizzas
Flaky Cheese Straws, As Easy As Being Barefoot
Grandma Dilaura’s Panettone
Herbed Buttermilk Biscuits
Royal British Cranberry-Almond Breakfast Scones
Italian Sausage & Chard Stuffin’ Muffins
Red Chili-Lime Cornbread Muffins
Spent Grain Raisin Bran Beer Muffins
Za’atar-Pecorino Toasted Crostini

BISON & BEEF {where’s the…}

Bison, a Better Burger Worth Biting Into
Braised Grass-Fed Beef Brisket and Polenta
Irish Steak & Guinness Puff Pastry Pie
Ardith Mae Fennel & Goat Ragout
Grandma Dilaura’s Veal Scaloppine

CHICKEN ‘n BIRDS {the original white meat}

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken
Some Like it HOT Pollo alla Diavola
Roasted Dijon Chicken Salad w/ Dried Cranberries & Sunflower Seeds

FISH {swimming with the…}

Introducing Grilled Blowfish
Grilled Wild Trout
Lime-Red Chili Grilled Swordfish
Julia Child’s Fillet of Sole Meuniere
Sesame Ginger Lime-Poached Cod
Spicy Balsamic and Fennel Fish Stew

LAMB {tastic}

Pistachio-Encrusted Spring Lamb w/ Pickled Red Onions & Cumin Yogurt Sauce

PORK {the other white meat}

Giada’s Sweet & Sour Pork Chops
Whole-Grain Mustard & Rosemary Pork Chops

DESSERT {life is short, eat it first}

Alton Brown’s Bourbon Banana’s Foster w/ Bourbon Ice Cream
Banana Puddin’ Chocolate Cups
{bottom of post}
{Gluten-Free} Grapefruit Olive Oil Pound Cake
Grandma Dilaura’s Lemon Madeleines
Honey-Vanilla Pound Cake with Red Bud Flowers
Julia Child’s Chocolate Mousse
Millionaire’s Shortbread Worth a Billion Bucks
Perfect Pear Cranberry Pie
Violet’s Lemon Cheesecake with BBQ’d Summer Berries {bottom of post}

 

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