Tag: butter

Croque Madame Casserole

Croque Madame Casserole

I love Croque Monsieurs and Croque Madames.  I love the creamy sauce oozing over the crunchy corners of bread and the salty smoky ham inside.  For the Croque Madame, I love the fried egg cooked in a hot buttered skillet, then slapped on top of 

Lemony Blueberry Muffins

Lemony Blueberry Muffins

Olivia and I love blueberry muffins, or are these really just mini cakes?  Blueberries are on sale! Yay! only 10HKD per box, which is about 1/3 the normal price.  I bought 4 boxes and since we always have lemons, we made zingy fluffy lemony blueberry 

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms
Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Even if you think that this is too brown looking or boring for you, you might want to reconsider, if only to create a yummy rich fragrance for your home.  There is nothing better than butter, wine and shallots bubbling away.   I don’t usually like mushrooms but since they absorb all of the buttery wine sauce, and Olivia loves them, here they are.  Serve the chicken how you like – but we love buttered (obviously) egg noodles.  The softness of the egg noodles makes such a gorgeous blanket for the chicken and mushrooms.  Parsley obviously is the departure from the everything brown look.

Migas

Migas

  Fluffy eggs scrambled with crisp fried tortillas, sautéed peppers, onions and cheese best served with warm corn tortillas.  No real recipe is needed, but here is how we make them in our family – no spicy peppers or salsa.