Presentation . Another Tip

by October 25, 2014 » Add the first comment.
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Use a skewer heated to almost red-hot to score the top of something covered with powdered sugar.

Healthy Custard

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Actually, this could more properly be called pastry cream The entire recipe is called Mille Feuille Poke puffed pastry with a fork so that it does not completely puff up during baking Bake puffed pastry 400° for about 15-20 minutes . Or until browned Heat two cups half/half Add 1 Read more »

Coq au Vin with Classic Burgundy Sauce

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Piece out one entire chicken and place in a large glass bowl Add mirpois vegetables Add bouquet garnis with rosemary, basil, time, parsley Cover all with a flavorful red wine Let marinate in the refrigerator at least 24 hours Remove chicken from bowl Render two pieces of bacon in a Read more »

Simple side carrot salad

by October 19, 2014 » Add the first comment.
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Grate carrots. Approximately one half big carrot (or 1 small) per person Salt 1/2 tsp ea Toasted sesame oil 1 tsp per person . Lime juice Garnish with Julian strips of mint and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese

Marinade Basics plus a new recipes

by October 15, 2014 » Add the first comment.

A marinade it is just a way to infuse more juiciness and flavor into a piece of meat. The following are the basic ingredients for most marinates. Don’t be afraid to experiment. For those of you who would rather just follow a recipe, a few recipes are listed below. 1/2 Read more »

Turkish Adana Kebap

by October 11, 2014 » Add the first comment.

1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground lamb Pulse whole wheat in food processor five times Covered with water and salt and let set one hour Add: 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon pepper Rica 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon adana (or sumac) option Add: 1/4 cup chopped Read more »

Summer Garvin’s Freezer Meals

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Potato Medallions

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This is super easy, but just takes a little bit of baking time. Cut potatoes into 1/4 inch medallions Spray with cooking oil Salt generously Bake at 400° for about 30 minutes Top with your choice of toppings to serve, or just serve with a small bowl of ketchup.

Grapefruit Juice Lemonade

by October 9, 2014 » Add the first comment.

Grapefruit Juice Lemonade 1 cup sugar, 2 cups water Bring water to boil and dissolve sugar into water Refrigerate until the time you are ready to prepare your fresh lemonade Pour in one cup grapefruit juice Add 2 cups lemon juice Robert@RobertAndrews.NET

Ekmek and other Breads

by October 8, 2014 » Add the first comment.

In Turkey, Ekmek is a very common bread. It translates as boring, uninspired bread. It is usually served as a side dish. Here are a couple of Turkish Bread Recipes: Ekmek Flour, Salt, Water Mix to the consistency of pizza dough. Flatten roughly with your hands, then Read more »

Chili Relleno picadillo

by October 6, 2014 » Add the first comment.

Chili Relleno picadillo Red, green, white – Mexican flag STUFFING Sauté butternut squash and carrots in EVOO Diced red potato Walnuts, almonds and pecans or chicken or pork Chopped onion Corn Green olives, apples, garlic Cumin, oregano, brown sugar, salt and pepper Dried apricots, cinnamon, allspice Tomatoes and white wine Read more »

Cowboy Caviar

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Cowboy Caviar DRESSING EVOO 1/4 c 1/4 tsp garlic 1 tsp cumin 1/4 c Red wine vinegar Black pepper MIX Kernel corn Black eyed peas Chopped tomatoes Cilantro Avocado Diced green onion Serve with scoop chips Robert@RobertAndrews.NET

Salsa Fresca no Caliente

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Salsa Fresca no Caliente Minced: Pineapple Red bell pepper Serrano, Jalapeño or Anaheim Red onion Salt, lime juice, cilantro Robert@RobertAndrews.NET

Fry Batter

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Fry Batter To fry food, make sure your oil is about 360-365°. It will not be too oily if you put it in and remove it the split second that bubbles stop escaping from the food or batter. As long as bubbles are coming out, Grace cannot go in. Read more »

Pizza Dip

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Pizza Dip Sautee vegetable mixture EVOO Diced Shallot Sliced pepperoni Sliced bell peppers Mushroons Pizza Base Mix together Grated parm Ricotta Cream cheese Sea salt Black pepper Chili flakes Oregano One beaten egg . Spread out in cast iron skillet . Top with pizza sauce . Top with veg . Read more »

Hot Wing Sauce

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Hot Wing Sauce I am a huge fan of Frank’s red hot cayenne pepper sauce, here is a hot wing sauce substitute presented by Chef Lee Hillson of The Phoenician Resort and Spa here in Phoenix. Toss raw chicken wings in a bag with cumin, coriander, garlic powder, salt, pepper, Read more »

Bread pudding . Another idea

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Bread pudding . Another idea Cheries, red or white raisins Chunks of white chocolate Fresh bread Pan Butter or crisco Dust with flour or sugar Top with jam Top with merangue Egg, sugar and milk for the custard Custard should come up near the tops of the bread Robert@RobertAndrews.NET

Sweet and sour pork belly

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Sweet and sour pork belly Sear pork belly cubes cut about 1x1x1/2 Deglaze pan with rice wine vinegar, pineapple pieces, sugar, ketchup Reduce to syrup Serve atop rice with puree broccoli and carrots Garnish with micro greens Robert@RobertAndrews.NET

Quick Baked Ravioli

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Quick Baked Ravioli Brown the meat . 85/15 beef . Drain San Marzano tomatoes . Trader Joes Maranara sauce Garlic, basil, onion Ravioli . Pre made or make your own . Four cheese from Trader Joes . Also lobster . Frozen or refrigerated OK Layer 1/3 sauce Read more »

Make ahead bacon

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Make ahead bacon Take an entire package of bacon and put it on some sort of slotted baking sheet Bake 375° for about 12 minutes Store in paper towel in a plastic bag. When you want bacon, you can just reheat a slice or two in the microwave for 30 Read more »