Homemade Pasta

by March 4, 2015 » Add the first comment.

Homemade Pasta 2 C White flour in food processor 1 egg plus 1 tbl EVOO Blend Drizzle water until it starts to come together If too sticky, add a bit more flour Knead util it becomes springy Wrap in plastic for 30 minutes Roll and cut into racquetball sized Read more »

Curing Your Own Olives

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Curing Your Own Olives Start with 2 C oil dried black olives con hueso Add eight cloves crushed garlic Orange zest . Not the pith Crushed red pepper flakes Fennel seed powder Liberal amount of EVOO Put into a jar Toss together and marinate 48-72 hours Remove garlic Store Read more »

Crab Puffs

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Bone-in Rib-eye Steak

by March 2, 2015 » Add the first comment.

Bone-in Rib-eye Steak . ala America’s Test Kitchen 2 inch steaks Dry with paper towels Salt liberally Place on rack until internal temp is 55-60° . About an hour Pat dry again Rub with EVOO and black pepper Preheat grill on high . Very hot spot and mildly hot spot Read more »

Dutch Oven Family Style Dinner

by February 28, 2015 » Add the first comment.

Braise one bratwurst per person in a Dutch Oven on the stovetop Remove cooked brats, leaving fond in pan bottom Wash small new potatoes Prep (halve and quarter and chop) cabbage, corn, parsnips, carrots, onion, . Just enough for your people Lay whole potatoes in the bottom of the Read more »

Collard Green Soup . Bobby Flay

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Collards Stock Ham hock Chipotle peppers Vinegar Stock Cook 90 minutes

Bobby Flay’s Buttermilk Biscuits

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With a little bit of adaptation from Grandpa. Mix dry ingredients 2 c Flour 1 tsp Baking powder 1 tsp Baking soda 1 tsp Salt Cut in 4 tbl butter . Cold and chopped Add 3/4 c buttermilk and mix briefly DO NOT OVERMIX or biscuits will be tough Cut Read more »

Blueberry Lemonade

by February 27, 2015 » Add the first comment.

1/3 cup fresh lemon juice . About four small lemons 2 cups water 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed 1/2 cup sugar Garnish with lemon slices Process first four ingredients in blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides Pour through a wire mesh strainer into a pitches, Read more »

Pollo Valdostano

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Butterfly breast of veal or chicken Pound flat / pallard Flour and fry till golden garlic Add marsala wine, stock, marinaraTop with porschuito and mozzarella Pop in oven at 350° Top with basil, sage, …… The hosts moved too quickly on the video segment. I was totally unable to Read more »

Meat Lettuce Wraps

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Meat Lettuce Wraps Sear 80/20 ground beef and pork in peanut oil over high heat Spoon out some of the excess fat into bowl and set aside Set meat aside Add Onion Add garlic Add soy, rice vinegar, chili oil, hoisen, pickled ginger Add Water chestnuts, scallions, a few drops Read more »

Dan Dan Spaghetti Noodles

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Dan Dan Spaghetti Noodles Cooked with baby bok choy Peanut oil Brown Ground pork over very high heat (you can substitute other meats) Add mustard greens (yag thai), rice wine vinegar, scallions, garlic, soy, chili oil Sauce Chicken stock, soy sauce, chili oil, green peppercorns Plate noodles, sauce then meat Read more »

Pickled Eggplant

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Pickled Eggplant Cut into medallions . Leaving the skin Grill on pan to get fry marks Top with thinly sliced garlic and mint leaves Drizzle with red wine vinegar . Refrigerate overnight Serve as a side Cynthia@Cielle.NET

Green enchilada sauce

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Incorporate with similar recipe In hot skillet, add one ingredient per minute Chopped onions Poblano chilies Sliced jalapeños Optional Tomatillos Washed Garlic Chicken stock Simmer 5 minutes Let cool 5 minutes Blend with fresh cilantro Soft fry corn tortilla Wrap filling of choice Roll and put into baking pan Top Read more »

Raspberry or strawberry jam

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1 quart of fruit chopped Mince half of that 2 C sugar Zest from 2 oranges Mix well 1/2 C Fruit pectin 3/4 C water Heat Mix Robert@RobertAndrews.NET

Soft boiled egg

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Whites gel at 180° Yolks start setting at 160° Use a steamer instead of pot of boiling water Temperature is a constant 212° covered Use large eggs straight from the fridge: about 45° This way the yoke will stay cooler during the cooking process Cover and cook for exactly 6 Read more »


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Empanadas Dry Masa Maseca Salt Tepid water . Work till wet play dough consistency Cover with towel 5 minutes Smooshed golf ball Flatten Mix Queso Fresca and Queso Oaxaca Flatten . Press . Zip lock Fill, fold, press edges Fry Durros . Food City . Pop up Read more »

Revised : Burger Recipes

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Revised : Burger Recipes Red wine vinegar, evoo, diced shallots, salt and pepper to baste during cooking Lean burger on high heat Top with provolone cheese Top with salami and mortadella Top with lettuce, tomato, pickle Top with diced sweet hot peppers 100% ground chuck . 85/15% Make Read more »

Chicken Soup

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Chicken Soup Leg, breast pieces, thigh pieces, wing Cover with cold water and put on heat Bring to a boil Reduce to simmer, and skim off fat Cover and cook 30 minutes Add celery, onion, carrot, garlic, bay leaves Cook 30 minutes Add thyme sprigs Cook 30 minutes Strain out Read more »

Veggie Soup

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Chop up onion, tomato, carrot, peeled parsnip, potato … Whatever Put on baking sheet Toss with EVOO and salt Top entire head if garlic, drizzle with oil and wrap in foil . Place on baking sheet too Bake all for 45 minutes at 350° CAREFULLY squeeze out garlic Put all Read more »

French Onion Soup

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Slice 3 yellow onions thin Add EVOO Sauté slowly over low heat 10 minutes Add 1 tbl butter, salt, pepper Cook 10 more minutes Add cooking sherry . 3 tbl Add beef broth . 4 cups Cover and simmer while doing the bread Roast cubes of bread 10 minutes Read more »