Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 18, 2014 – Lemon Lavender Chicken

Lemon Lavender Chicken is a delicious dish from Rachel Khoo’s Little Paris Kitchen (page 184; and adaptation can be found here) that has become one of our favorites. It’s simple, flavorful and delightful enough for a romantic evening at home … Continue reading

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Special Feature: Union Square Cafe Bar Nuts

One our favorite snacks with a cocktail is Union Square Café Bar Nuts. They are a wonderful mix of slightly sweet and salty combined with a little heat from the cayenne in the recipe and the piney flavor of the … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014 – Eggs Baked Over Sautéed Mushrooms and Spinach

Tonight we made Eggs Baked Over Sautéed Mushrooms and Spinach. Here, Tony describes how he made this very simple dish This is probably one of the easiest recipes we make in terms of prep as there are very few ingredients and I didn’t … Continue reading

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July 14, 2014 – Greek Salad with Oregano-Roasted Salmon

Tonight we made Greek Salad with Oregano-Roasted Salmon, a delicious dish that is perfect for summertime, since it involves very little actual cooking. Tony describes making this fun dinner. I prepped the salmon as the recipe directed (rub with olive oil, … Continue reading

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Special Feature: Savory Cake

Since we had dinner out last night, we thought we would share a recipe from last week that we (and our friends!) enjoyed very much! Kim tells the story of the savory cake: I had wanted to make Rachel’s Khoo’s Cheese, Pistachio … Continue reading

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Menu for the Week of July 13, 2014

Two at the Table_Menu_Week of July 13 2014 Welcome back to another week of great dinners at Two at the Table! On Sunday, we’re going out to City Winery with our good friends Tom and Sharon to see Aaron Neville. … Continue reading

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July 12, 2014 – Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

On Saturday night, we made Grilled Eggplant Parmesan. This recipe offers a nice twist  on the traditional approach, as it uses tomato slices instead of tomato sauce, involves lightly grilling the eggplant and tomato before assembling, and features fontina cheese instead of mozzarella. … Continue reading

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July 11, 2014 – Cowboy Steak with Coffee and Chili Rub

On Friday night, we planned to make one of our favorite recipes from Elie Krieger: Cowboy Steak with Coffee and Chili Rub. As happens sometimes, real life got in the way and we got home feeling just a little too tired to cook. … Continue reading

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July 9, 2014 – Barbecued Chicken with Short-Cut Collard Greens

Tonight we made one of our favorite dinners, Barbecued Chicken with Short-Cut Collard Greens. This is probably the only dinner we make where every part of the meal is made using a short-cut: the chicken is “barbecued” in the oven, the collard-greens are cooked (at … Continue reading

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July 7, 2014 – Grilled Shrimp with Black-Eyed Peas and Chimichurri

Tuesday night, we made a new recipe that we received via e-mail from “Food & Wine” magazine: Grilled Shrimp with Black-Eyed Peas and Chimichurri. We’ve made chimichurri before, but with steak, so this is a new twist for us. Also, we … Continue reading

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