Tag Archives: Black pepper

Happy Early Mothers Day!

Well Chef Fan’s this was going to be a surprise post for my mom on mothers day but she jumped the gun and asked for this early. It was actually a little bit funny, because I had everything already in place and ready to go and then she asked for me to create a menu […]

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Vegetarian Hummus Burger

This is the second part of  an assignment that I did for my Contemporary Cuisine Class. The “first part” was the post I made about Chickpeas. The idea behind this assignment was to create a healthy burger option with all the condiments. This is what I came up with and created for my class, Enjoy! […]

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Fermented Pickles

Ingredients: 2#                    Pickling cucumbers 2 cloves           Garlic, crushed 2T                    Sea Salt 1 bu                 Dill 4 cups              Water, filtered or bottled (not tap) ½ T                  Black Peppercorns 1tsp                 Red pepper flakes   Procedure:     Wash and dry the cucumbers Trim each end 1/16 of an inch Add water to pickler* Add salt and mix well Arrange […]

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Boursin

Ingredients: 8oz                              Cream cheese (see recipe) 4oz                              Butter softened ½ small clove              Garlic, minced 1 1/2t                           Paremsan cheese or similar, finely grated Tt                                 Herbes de Provence Tt                                 Salt Tt                                 Black pepper   Procedure: Process ingredients until well incorporated Adjust seasoning Wrap in 2-3 oz portions using cheesecloth Press into an appropriate size ramekin and chill […]

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Preserved Cherry Reduction Sauce for Duck

Ingredients: 1 cup                           Shallots, sliced 1 cup                           Onions, small dice 2 oz.                            Butter, unsalted 2 cups                          Dried cherries (optional) 1 ½ cups                      Brandy As needed                    Bouquet garni, loose 3 qts.                            Duck stock as needed                     Duck glace* TT                                Salt TT                                Black pepper, ground as needed                     Arrow root as needed                     Preserved cherries**, quartered     Procedure: 1. […]

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Bacon

Ingredients:       1 cup               Salt 1 cup               Sugar 8oz                  Molasses 2 qts                 Water 2 qts                 Apple Cider 2T                    Black pepper, course grind 4-5#                 Pork belly (from loin end)   Procedure: In a large non-reactive pot bring one quart of water, the sugar, sat and molasses to a boil Stir to dissolve the sugar Add cider […]

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