These Goat Cheese Wheels are a succulent combination of warm and creamy filling coated by a thin, barely-crisp breading, an unexpected complement to a crisp cold salad. Take the time to carefully prepare the cheese and you’ll have the best result, a quick, amazingly satisfying salad “garnish”, or appetizer. Can be served as finger food, but have spare napkins ready — they’re a bit messy!
Beignets are, perhaps, better known as a dessert or cookie, but these savory beignets are a delicious variation on the theme. It’s kind of fun to have friends over and serve these hot, right as they come out of the pot. Have a selection of dips and sauces available, and fry until everything has been consumed. Kind of a splurge of a meal in terms of calories and fat, but every now and then everyone appreciates a really good splurge. It’s wonderful!
Good fish (with chips) are crunchy, not soggy, and have just the right amount of batter coating the fish to keep the fish moist but well-cooked. ‘Just the right amount,’ of course, is completely subjective, but I think the proportions here are a great jumping off point for anyone wanting to tweak this recipe a bit to make it their own. It’s actually pretty quick to make, just assemble everything and make sure you have an oil thermometer — temperature is everything! Continue reading