Eggs Benedict with Asparagus on Portobello Mushrooms with Goat Cheese Sauce

There’s no need to wake up early to make this satisfying breakfast featuring roasted asparagus and poached eggs.

Eggs Benedict with Asparagus on Portobello Mushrooms with Goat Cheese Sauce

This is just the kind of meal I keep in heavy rotation during asparagus season.  It’s quick, easy and a terrific combination of tastes and textures that’s always satisfying.

I’ve called it breakfast, lunch and dinner because it’s a natural for any time of the day.  It’s really a fairly straightforward combination of ingredients, layered for presentation and tied together with a creamy but delicate sauce.

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Adopt an Olive Tree | Pomora Olive Oil Giveaway

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Do you know where your olive oil comes from?

Many bottles of extra virgin olive oil from brands sold in supermarkets are not what they advertise. Independent tests done at UCDavis in 2011 found that of the top 5 best selling brands in the United States, 73% of the samples failed to meet extra virgin olive oil standards. While fake olive oil is most often diluted with lesser quality oils, sometimes it’s not even from Italy at all.

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Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) and Mushroom Sauté Persillade

Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) and Mushroom Sauté Persillade on gourmandeinthekitchen.com (60 of 104)

Sunchokes are sautéed with mushrooms and finished with a shower of parsley, garlic and lemon.   With a sweet nutty taste and a tender creamy… 

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Coconut Flour Brownies with Chocolate Ganache from Everyday Grain-Free Baking by Kelly Smith.

Everyday Grain-Free Baking

A recipe for coconut flour brownies with chocolate ganache and an interview with the author of Everyday Grain-Free Baking by Kelly Smith. Making wholesome grain-free baked… 

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Almond Praline Chocolate Rochers

Praline Chocolate Rochers

With their rich, creamy, nutty interiors and their smooth, crackly, crunchy exteriors, these almond praline chocolate rochers are pure bites of deliciousness.    I find… 

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Grain-Free Crêpes with Honey Citrus Compote

Grain-Free Crêpes with Honey Citrus Compote

These grain-free crêpes with honey citrus compote are as tasty hot off the pan as they are from the fridge the next day.   I… 

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Quick Spicy Tomato Vegetable Soup

Quick Spicy Tomato Vegetable Soup

A quick and spicy tomato soup inspired by the flavors of Puttanesca sauce filled with vegetables. There have been many bowls of soup on the menu recently… 

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Warm Cauliflower Carrot Salad with Citrus Miso Dressing

Warm Cauliflower Carrot Salad with Citrus Miso Dressing

A warm winter salad of roasted cauliflower and carrots with a bright citrus dressing. Even in the dead of winter I often find myself craving… 

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Ravishingly Red Juice | Pomegranate, Beet, Red Cabbage Juice

Pomegranate, Beet, Red Cabbage Juice on gourmandeinthekitchen.com

A sweet-tart combination of pomegranate, beets, red cabbage and ginger that will energize and invigorate you. It seems inevitable that come January we’re all struck… 

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2014 in Review: Favorite Recipes from Gourmande in the Kitchen

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A collection of  favorite recipes on Gourmande in the Kitchen  from each month in 2014. It’s almost the beginning of 2015 and time to ring… 

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Cauliflower “Fried Rice” From The Grain-Free Family Table | Interview with the Author and Giveaway

cauliflower fried rice

A recipe for Cauliflower “Fried Rice” and an interview with the author of The Grain-Free Family Table, Carrie Vitt. You may already know Carrie Vitt, she’s the author… 

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Raw Raspberry Chocolates

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Simple but sophisticated raw chocolates topped with raspberries and pink salt make a wonderful homemade treat. If you’re still looking for a simple but tasty… 

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