Pickled Kumquats

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Yield- 8 ounces 1 lb Fresh Kumquats, halved 2 cups Apple Cider Vinegar 1 cup Sugar 2 tsp Salt Bring vinegar, sugar and salt to a boil.  Whisk to dissolve sugar and salt. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes before pouring over halved kumquats. Bring to room temperature before using…. Read more »

Marinated Shrimp

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this is a recipe you can pick and choose your adventure on!  the chimmi is great with just some bread.  its great just with some feta.  the marinated shrimp can be served without the cheese if you’d like – whatever you are in the mood for!  the kumquats are a great addition but if you… Read more »

Marinated Chicken Thighs

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People always ask what I cook at home… this!!! Simple but tasty chicken and potatoes! Yield- 4 servings 2 lbs Bone-in Skin-on Chicken Thighs 1 lbs Fingerling Potatoes 1 cup Full fat Greek Yogurt 1 batch Chili Shallot Vinaigrette, recipe below Herbs to garnish Pre heat oven to 325 degrees -In a bowl add chicken… Read more »

Beef Noodle Soup

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serves 8 3 tablespoons canola oil 3 lbs. beef chuck or stew meat, cubed 1 jonagold or gala apple, peeled, cored and diced 1 bosc pear, peeled, cored and diced 1 cup yellow onion, small dice 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup red wine 2 tablespoons dijon 1/3  cup fish sauce 1 tablespoons sambal 2… Read more »

Mussels Linguini in Harissa and Butter

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Servings: 2 – 3 1 lb  Mussels*, bearded** ½ lb Cooked Linguini ¼ cup Butter 2 ½ Tbsp Harissa, recipe below 1 ½ cups Dry White Wine ½ cup Shallots, sliced Juice of 1 lemon Zest of 1 lemon 1/3 cup Breadcrumbs ¼ cup Cilantro, torn In a small bowl combine breadcrumbs, lemon zest and… Read more »

Tuna Bruschetta

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1 Loaf Sturdy White Bread 1 lb Sushi Grade Ahi or Blue Fin Tuna, small diced Diced Korean Pickles Chili Oil Hoisin Cream Cheese Butter Sesame Seeds Salt to taste Herbs to garnish   Hoisin Cream Cheese- yields 2 cups 1 lb      Cream Cheese ½ cup Heavy Cream   2 Tbsp Hoisin  In a stand… Read more »

Peanut Butter Cookie

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Yield: 1 dozen     2 1/3 cups Flour  1 tsp Baking Soda  2 tsp Kosher Salt  1 cup Butter, softened  1 cup Light Brown Sugar  1 cup Sugar  1 ½ tsp Vanilla  2 Eggs  1 ¾ cups Smooth Peanut Butter  Whisk together flour, baking soda, salt; set aside.  In stand mixer, with the paddle attachment, cream butter and… Read more »

Parmesan fun!

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Parmesan Gravy 1 quart of Chicken Stock 2 cups GratedCheese 3 Tbsp Butter 3 Tbsp All Purpose Flour ¼ cup Heavy Cream Melt butter and whisk in flour. Allow to cook for 2 minutes before adding stock and parmesan cheese. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, whisking regularly until cheese melts and stock thickens…. Read more »

Turkey Day Recipes!

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Sweet Potato Gratin with Crispy Onions Yield: 4 servings 3 large Sweet Potatoes, peeled 1 ½ cups Heavy Cream 1 tsp Brown Sugar 1/2 Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes 3 oz Blue Cheese 1 tsp salt Using a mandolin or sharp knife, cut sweet potatoes into very thin circles. In a small pot bring the cream… Read more »