Parmesan Crisps (Courtesy of Ina Garten)

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Ina Garten always has the best recipes!  Today, while folding my laundry, I was watching a recorded episode of The Barefoot Contessa.  I’ve seen this episode many times, but always watch her shows … even if it’s a repeat.  Today, she made her parmesan crisps.  I decided that today was the day I’d try making this savory appetizer.  I am so glad I did, they are fantastic!  These will definitely be making an appearance at my next gathering.  As Ina mentioned on her show, this pairs nicely with a glass of wine.  She was right, as always.  These crisps are rich enough to enjoy alone with a glass of wine as an appetizer with nothing else, or maybe some olives. They are very satisfying.  Enjoy, and thank you to Ina for another wonderful recipe!!

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How you make this is really simple.  Using a box grater, grate the parmesan.  Place a tablespoon of the cheese on a pan you’ve lined with parchment paper and bake at 350 degrees for 6 minutes.  On my oven, this actually took 8 minutes before they were crispy enough.  Just check them after 6 minutes and if they are not quite as crispy as you’d like, leave them in for a couple more minutes.

Until next time, Kris 

 

 

Author: Sunshine and Savory

I love when my house is filled with people, having friends and family over for a meal feeds my soul. There is nothing I enjoy more than preparing for a dinner party, a holiday dinner, or a book club meeting when it's my turn to host ... If I could, I would own a Bed and Breakfast! This would ensure I'd always have someone to prepare a meal for. Being with others and sharing my table is what I look forward to most. I was born in Wisconsin and after I got married in 1987, my husband and I moved west for his job. He had just graduated college and we were married a couple months later. An interesting tidbit about me is that I never cooked a meal before I got married. I taught myself how to cook and found that I really enjoyed it. One of the first meals I made after we were married was a shrimp pasta dish. I made this for myself when my husband was on business travel and I had so much fun inventing this meal - this was the start of my love of cooking. I probably won't be posting much on shrimp dishes, since I am now allergic. Big bummer! I was allergic to lobster, and then had an issue with scallops, so just never had a shrimp after the scallop incident. Why couldn't I be allergic to something less enjoyable?! My favorite celebrity chefs are Ina Garten and The Pioneer Woman. I hope you enjoy my blog!

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