Sunday, January 24, 2016

Radical Radishes 4 College Cooking

Radishes!!! Peppery, spicy, sometimes even hot and fiery! Most folks would say they are nothing more than a salad bar condiment, but I would argue that in combination with crusty baguette, butter, and salt...they (whoever 'they' might be) may change their minds--budget-wise and flavor-wise!! 

This can be especially useful if there is no grocery budget for meat; or, if you are reducing meat, or have gone vegan altogether! Simple but satisfying! 

I add on some arugula and drizzle with olive oil--cheap and good for college cooking--great snack midday or as a light supper! 

(Adapted from Twenty Dollar, Twenty Minute Meals by Caroline Wright, a gift from my son the chef!)

Radical Radish Crostinis 4 College Cooking

Toaster Oven

Fresh Radishes, sliced
Fresh Baguette
Kosher Salt

1. Wash your hands.
2. Slice your baguette 1/4" thick and toast.
3. Spread butter on warm crostini.
4. Layer sliced radishes.
5. Sprinkle with kosher salt.

6. Add arugula.
7. Drizzle with olive oil.

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