(WTNH) – Chef Bill Marinelli is in the Bender Kitchen with a recipe super easy for beginner cooks that they can cook to really impress their Valentine this year.
Don’t forget to check out Bill’s Youtube channel “Dude’s Kitchen” launching this Spring. This page is for “Dudes” who want to impress their partners with easy recipes and quick cleanup.
Recipe: Warm Crab & Bread Pudding served over mixed greens w/ champagne / dijon vinaigrette- For 2
2 beaten eggs
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup half & half
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
Salt & pepper
juice of half a lemon
6 oz. Lump crab meat
1 -12 inch baguette or half of a 24 inch cut into cubes-
1/2 stick sweet butter cut into cubes plus more for greasing the baking dish…
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Mix eggs, milk, half & half, herbs, lemon juice, generous salt & pepper in a large bowl
Fold the crab, bread & butter in thoroughly & set aside for 5 min.
Grease a medium sized baking dish w/ butter & distribute the bread / crab mixture into evenly
Bake in the center of the oven for 30 minutes
Pull pudding from the oven & let sit for a couple of minutes before serving with greens – recipe follows
Greens with Champagne / Dijon vinaigrette
Toss a handful of your choice of fresh salad greens with a small thinly sliced shallot – a slight drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a couple drops of champagne vinegar & half teaspoon of Dijon mustard a little salt & pepper (keep dressing light)
Place a small serving of greens on 2 plates, spoon warm crab & bread pudding on top & serve –Voila!