All posts tagged: Martha Stewart

Crispy Potato Roast

I haven’t made a Martha recipe in a long time but I had a bag of potatoes in my cabinet that were growing more ears than I care to talk about. Nightmares. They needed to be used quickly and I didn’t have the patience for a bunch of baked potatoes, however delicious they are. So I scoured my Pinterest board and found this puppy staring back at me. It’s a bit of cutting and I sliced them by hand, which is why mine are larger than the original. I couldn’t be bothered to find my mandolin. Lazy. I also left the skin on because, I’m sorry, that’s the best part. Why was it cut off in the beginning??  I don’t understand. Crispy potato skin is the stuff of heaven. Click for the recipe!

Soba Noodles | with lemon shrimp

Soba noodles, the famous Japanese noodles, are made from buckwheat. Buckwheat is a grain called pseundocereal, the seeds are eaten, unlike wheat which is a grass. I know my variety were not organic, but it still seemed like a good choice. The Japanese eat them all the time and look at the size of them. Eventually I will buy some buckwheat flour. I’m anxious to make a traditional French galette (savory crepe made with buckwheat). Ingredients:  soba noodles {enough for 2} raw shrimp {enough for 2…this will vary with the size of your shrimp} 1 cup of cooked spinach 2 eggs poached {I follow the directions from Martha Stewart to poach.} juice of 1/2 a lemon salt and pepper olive oil for cooking/sauteing Directions: Cook soba noodles according to the package. Remember that there will be time to rinse off the noodles and you can prepare your other ingredients at that time. Meanwhile, add oil to a hot pan and add your spinach, salt + pepper. Cook until just wilted. Add your shrimp, lemon, more olive oil and …