Hot Browns

Derby Day 2015

This is also a belated Derby Day inspired post! Once you’ve had a Mint Julep or two there’s nothing better to soak up all that alcohol than this combination of classic ingredients. Of course Mint Juleps are not necessary to enjoy this warm gooey comfort food:

Derby Day 2015

Here are the guidelines:

A couple slices of white bread (no crust)

A couple slices of turkey

A couple slices of tomato

A couple slices of bacon, cooked

A little of your favorite Mornay Sauce

In your dish layer bread, turkey, and tomato. Smother with your Mornay and place bacon on top. Place dishes under the broiler until hot and bubbling. Remove and serve!!! If you don’t have cute little individual baking dishes you should probably get some. Hahaha just kidding!!! You can layer your hot browns in a large baking dish and then scoop them out individually, it’ll just be a little messier.

Cheers,

Charleston Spice Co.

Derby Day 2015

Mediterranean Frittata

Mediterranean frittata

Looking for a refreshing bite to eat in the last few days of lingering summer heat? Why not try this frittata with some roasted potatoes or a salad on the side?

What you’ll need:

6 eggs

2 yolks (we had used the whites already for something else)

a dash of heavy creams and water

1 teaspoon Mediterranean Oil Blend

1/2 cup chopped onion

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives

2/3 cup chopped bacon, cooked

Lightly sautee onions and garlic over low to medium heat. Mix eggs, cream, water, and seasoning. Add bacon, olives, cheese and egg mixture to the onions and garlic. Cover pan with a lid, a clear lid is better as a tell tale sign of your frittata being ready is seeing it puff up to meet the lid. Once this happens, about 20 mins, remove the pan from heat and remove the lid. The frittata will shrink back down so don’t be alarmed!

Garnish with fresh basil and enjoy!