Soft flavors and textures are comforting – a nice respite in the middle of a busy week, perhaps. If you are pressed with challenges on all fronts, go easy on yourself for dinner tonight.
Love to Cook: Risotto (or pappardelle) with mascarpone cheese & herbs; butter lettuce salad
Weeknight Reality: Scrambled eggs with cream cheese and chives; fresh croissants & jam
Need a Miracle: Whipped cream cheese on toasted, store-bought banana (or zucchini) bread; butter lettuce salad with fruit
- Risotto with Smoked Turkey, Leeks & Mascarpone – Food & Wine
- Pappardelle with Morels & Mascarpone Sauce – P. Allen Smith
- Cream Cheese & Chive Scrambled Eggs – Gourmet via Epicurious
- Herb Cream Cheese Scrambled Eggs – 101 Cookbooks
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.