Tag Archives: Onion

Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Ingredients: 6 #                               Pickling cucumbers 4 to5 inch 1#                                Onions, thinly sliced 1⁄2 cup or tt                 Salt As needed                   Crushed or cubed ice 4 cups                          Cider vinegar 41⁄2 cups                     Sugar 2 tablespoons              Mustard seed 11⁄2 tablespoons          Celery seed 1 tablespoon                Turmeric, ground As needed                   “Chili” product (optional) As needed                   Ice, crushed Procedure: Wash […]

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Refrigerator Pickles

Ingredients: 30 pieces (approx 6#)  Pickling Cucumbers 4-6 inches Pickling liquid: 7 ½ cups                      Water 2 cups                          White vinegar 3 cups                          Cider vinegar ½ cup + 2T                  Kosher salt 5T                                Sugar 5 ea                              Cloves, whole 3 small                         Bay leaves Garnish: ½ ea                             Onion, medium 1 stalk                          Celery, sliced thin* 1/2 ea                           Carrot, sliced thin 5 […]

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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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Ratatouille

Ingredients: 1 ea                              Eggplant, large 2ea                               Zucchini 3T                                Olive oil 2ea                               Onions, medium, sliced thin 2ea                               Red Peppers, 1 inch dice/chop 3ea                               Tomatoes, ripe (peeling optional), 1 inch rough chop* 2 cloves                       Garlic mince 15 cloves                     Garlic, roasted, optional ¼ cup or tt                   Basil leaves 2 sprigs                                    Thyme 2T                                Parsley, chopped Tt                                 Salt Tt                                 […]

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Quinoa and Bulgur Tabbouleh

Ingredients: ½ cup                                       Bulgur wheat 2 cups                                      Cooked quinoa 1 small                                     Onion, minced 2 Tablespoons                                     Mint, chopped fine 1 cup                                       Parsley leaves, rough chopped 1 cup                                       Cooked kale or spinach, fine chop* 1 cup/1 medium                                   Tomato, ripe, chopped small 10 ea                                        Nasturtiums, rough chop (optional) 2 Tablespoons                         Olive oil ½ cup/tt                                    Lemon […]

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Zuppa di Verdura e Fagioli (Vegetable and Bean Soup)

Ingredients: 1 cup                           Pasta or wheat berries optional 1 cup                           Zolfini or Cannellini beans, dried, soaked overnight 2 T                               Olive oil or sunflower oil 5oz                              Pancetta, ground * 1 small                         Onion, med dice 1 cup                           Fennel med. Dice 1 ea                              Carrot, med. dice 5 leaves                       Swiss chard or spinach trimmed and coarsely chopped […]

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