Gougères (French Cheese Puffs) - Once Upon a Chef
TESTED & PERFECTED RECIPE -- Gougères are savory cheese puffs made from pâte à choux, or cream-puff dough, with a generous amount of cheese folded in. Slightly warm, with a crisp shell and a cheesy, pillowy interior, they are the perfect little bite to serve with sparkling wine or cocktails.
Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce - Once Upon a Chef
TESTED & PERFECTED RECIPE – A Maryland staple, these crab cakes with fresh lump crab meat, are delicious and super easy to prepare.
Restaurant-Style Salsa Recipe - Once Upon a Chef
TESTED & PERFECTED RECIPE – This restaurant-style salsa combines roasted tomatoes, onions, garlic and chile peppers with fresh cilantro and lime.
NYT Cooking: Gougères, small cheese puffs made from the same neither-sweet-nor-savory dough you’d use for cream puffs or éclairs, are my favorite pre-dinner nibble with wine. They’re slightly crusty on the outside, custardy on the inside and, because I add mustard and chopped nuts, surprising. The traditional cheese for these is French Comté or Swiss Gruyère, but lately I’ve been using shredded sharp Americ...
Grilled Shrimp with Pesto - Once Upon a Chef
TESTED & PERFECTED RECIPE - Whether you serve this grilled shrimp for dinner or as an appetizer, the shrimp disappear in a flash. Make extra!
Burrata with Tomato-Peach Jam - Once Upon a Chef
(TESTED & PERFECTED RECIPE) On a bed of peppery arugula, this burrata with tomato-peach jam makes a lovely starter or light meal.
Falafel - Once Upon a Chef
A popular vegetarian dish eaten throughout the Middle East, falafel are deep-fried balls or patties made from ground chickpeas or fava beans.
Summer Pasta Primavera - Once Upon a Chef
(TESTED & PERFECTED RECIPES) With roasted tomatoes, corn, zucchini and fresh basil, this pasta primavera is an ode to summer.