Brunch tomorrow in/near Cambridge-- my friend wants Eggs Benedict. Hard to expect truly, truly fresh hollandaise these days, but where have you found good ones? (Good as it is at Henrietta's Table, no buffets please!)
Eggs Benedict sounds complicated, like something you'd only find at a fancy brunch. But the ingredients are actually really basic, and Amy Wisniewski from the CHOW Test Kitchen makes the whole thing a breeze by whipping up the hollandaise sauce in a blender. Watch how she does it in this episode of The Easiest Way, as Amy demonstrates CHOW's Classic Eggs Benedict recipe.
Basic Boneless Roasted Leg of Lamb
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat. Read more.
Now you can have your brunch cocktail and eat it, too, with Justin Warner's Mojito Pancakes. Read more.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.