Tag Archives: Kirsten’s Kitchen

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Asparagus Fritters with Curried Mayo

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Asparagus Fritters with Curried Mayo

Have you ever seen an asparagus bed?  No, that’s not a trick question, they do grow in “beds” and they are finicky growers, I’ve tried.  So when you see local asparagus available, grab it up and thank your neighbor for bringing this delectable spring vegetable in the world, because it isn’t easy to get started. However,

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze, Blue Cheese and Walnuts

Ahh Brussels sprouts, they are not just for Thanksgiving!  Of course because they are cabbage in miniature I adore them, but do not let my bias sway you, try them yourself with three wonderful flavors that compliment them perfectly: balsamic glaze, blue cheese and walnuts! The best part of this dish is that it feels

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Homemade enchilada sauce tastes so much better than the factory business

Coming late in life to Mexican food has only made it more of a favorite for me. Next to mashed potatoes and pizza, it is one of my favorite comfort foods, especially enchiladas.  Loteria Grill at The Grove in Los Angeles (sadly no longer there) introduced me to the various rojo salsas that could be

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Let us eat Cauliflower Cake

When I daydream of publishing a cookbook, one of my titles would be “Vegetable Goddess,” since I fancy myself as someone who can entice people into eating the vegetables they think they abhor. However, there already exists a Vegetable God, Yotam Ottolenghi.  If you’re not familiar with him or his cookbooks, you’ve probably unknowingly seen

Kirsten’s Quarantine Cuisine: Mushroom & parsley pesto white pizza

For those of you running out of ideas of what to feed your family and your kids in particular, try the white pizza. It is a chance to try and sneak some vegetables into your meals (pesto made from spinach!) and if you have dough (admit, you have experimented with sourdough because what else have you got but time!) this comes together in a snap.