Croque Monsieur

This is one of my favorite sandwiches to make, and they are so easy! The recipe is adapted slightly from Jacque Pepin’s book Essential Pepin. If you want to make a croque madame, use chicken instead of ham. This makes as many as you want! I usually eat two for lunch since they’re sort of small. For each … Continue reading

Tagliata steak for one

This is adapted from Nigella Lawson’s new book, Nigellissima, which is chock-full of Italian inspired recipes. I’ve been wanting to try this one for a few months now and finally got ’round to it. In her book, it serves two, but I used a smaller steak. That’s the only change I made–I kept the marinade and … Continue reading

Valentine Day Hash

Nigella Lawson lists this recipe in Feast as the Valentine’s Day meal for one. Since I am (again) solitary on V-Day, I made this. It is very simple: onion, potato, olive oil, cayenne pepper, and an egg, if you want it. Sometimes I add the egg, sometimes I don’t. Onion and Potato Hash 1 small onion 1 … Continue reading