This soup was amazing on a recent rainy winter day. I find this flavor combination heavenly, but you can replace some of the blue cheese with goat cheese or cream cheese if blue is too strong for you. Brandy adds richness and depth of flavor.
It had been on my mind for years to make a Spanish tortilla, which is nothing like the tortillas familiar to most Americans. It’s basically a frittata that features potatoes.
This would make a luxurious snack for a Super Bowl party on Feb. 5. Go . . . whomever!
I used to fill our dining room table (sometimes adding a leaf) with appetizers and desserts for our parties. I planned for weeks and cooked for days. Some people thought I was crazy (and maybe I was), but they were sure to come.