Perfect for brunch, lunch, or a light dinner, this quiche lets the sweet, oniony flavor of spring ramps sing against a background of savory pancetta, tangy gruyère, and musky marjoram. With an unusually high ratio of dairy to eggs, this quiche is silky and custard-like. Just the thing for a May morning at home on the porch or a June pot-luck in the neighbor’s backyard.
Truly thirty seconds to taste, this marjoram-horseradish sauce comes together in no time. A swish of sour cream, a dash of spicy horseradish, and a flourish of fresh marjoram create the perfect complement to spring asparagus. Of course, if you’re feeling less virtuous, this dip also goes great with potato chips (I’m just saying!).
Filled with spicy arugula, savory marjoram, sweet cherries, and brilliant green peas, one bite of this salad is like a forkful of spring. With extra crunch from toasted pecans and extra tartness from fresh lemon juice, this salad is filling enough to stand on its own for lunch or dinner, but also makes a lovely, seasonal side dish.
Are you looking for an outstanding appetizer to serve at your next social gathering? These classic and savory mushrooms are stuffed full of flavor, as fresh thyme, parsley, and oregano come together to accent the fabulous texture of the bite-sized delights. You may be surprised at just how quickly they will disappear. Also perfect for the vegetarians among the crowd!
Fresh strawberries are great on their own, but dipped in chocolatey, mint-infused whipped cream, they’re even better. This easy dessert is elegant and delicious. The addition of fresh mint to the cream gives it a unexpected twist that is sure to surprise and delight. This recipe is special enough for mother’s day or valentine’s day… and easy enough for just your average tuesday.