Tag Archives: Cook

Duck Confit

Ingredients: 2ea                               Duck legs 6ea                               Garlic cloves 5ea                               Whole Shallots 1 ea                              Bay leaf 2 ea                              Rosemary sprigs As needed                    Duck fat tt                                  Salt tt                                  Pepper   Procedure: Season duck legs well and allow to sit for 15 minutes Combine all ingredients in a small stainless steel saucepan Pour enough duck fat over the legs […]

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Eggplant Caviar

Ingredients: 1Tablespoon                            Olive Oil 1each                                       Eggplant, medium 1each                                       Red Peppers, small dice 1each                                       Green Pepper, small dice 6each                                       Shallots, minced 3each                                       Tomatoes, seeded, chopped small 1pound                                                Mushrooms, chopped, small 3cloves                                                Garlic, minced 3/4cup                                     Mixed Herbs tt                                              Salt tt                                              Pepper Procedure: Roast the whole eggplant in a […]

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Ricotta al Forno

Ingredients: 2cups                           Low or no fat ricotta tt                                  Salt trace                             Olive oil Procedure: Place parchment paper on a sheet pan an spray or lightly brush olive oil Place ½ teaspoons of ricotta onto the parchment and lightly season Place tray in a 350 degree oven and cook until cheese becomes dry and just starts to […]

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Asian Orange Vinaigrette Dressing

Ingredients:    2 each                          Juice of Oranges 1 clove                         Garlic, chopped 2 T                               Apple cider vinegar ½ tsp                           Lemon grass ½ tsp                           Red pepper flakes 1/4 tsp                          Honey 1/8 tsp                          Guar gum   Procedure:                         Combine the juice of two oranges, chopped garlic and apple cider Stir to combine.                         Add lemon grass, red pepper […]

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Roast Pepper Pesto

Ingredients: 3 small                                     Red Peppers, roasted, peeled and chopped (about 1 ¼ cups) 3/4 cup                                                Basil, picked, washed and dried, thinly sliced 1/4 cup                                                Pine nuts, toasted and chopped fine 1/2 cup                                                Roast Garlic 1 Tablespoon                           Olive Oil tt                                              Salt, optional Procedure: Place in the bowl of the processor and puree […]

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Carrot and Radish Pickle

Ingredients: 1 cup                                            Carrot, fine julienne 1 cup                                            Daikon radish, fine julienne 1 Tablespoon                                        Salt 2 Tablespoon                                       Sugar ¼ cup                                            White Vinegar Procedure: 1.     Mix carrot and radish in a colander with salt and let stand for 15 minutes 2.     Rinse and squeeze out excess moisture 3.     In a bowl […]

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