Artichokes with Lemon Aioli Dip

INGREDIENTS 4 globe artichokes 2 lemons 1 recipe lemon aioli (see recipe) or any favorite vinaigrette DIRECTIONS Wash the artichokes to remove and grit between the leaves. Snap off the stems at the base, so the artichokes stand upright. Use kitchen shears to trim the tips of each leaf. Rub the cut leaves with lemon […]

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Chive Blossom Garlic Aioli

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 1 egg 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon sherry vinegar ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chive blossoms Directions In a blender or food processor, place egg and chopped garlic. Whirl until garlic is smooth. With the motor running, add the oil in a slow stream, […]

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Fritto Misto of Ramps, Asparagus and Fiddleheads with Citrus Mint Aioli

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cups canola oil 2 cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Zest of 1 lemon Zest of 1 lime ½- 1 cup ice cold club soda, diluted with 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 ½ to 2 pounds mixed fiddleheads, ramps (or […]

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Lemon Aioli

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 1 egg 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar ½ teaspoon salt Directions In a blender or food processor, place egg, zest and juice and chopped garlic. Whirl until garlic is smooth. With the motor […]

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Spiced Mini Lamb Burgers with Lemon Aioli

Serves 4 Lemon Aioli Ingredients 1 raw extra-large egg yolk ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard Juice of 1 lemon 1½ cups lemon zest 1 teaspoon chopped thyme Salt to taste Freshly ground pepper Directions In a food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine the egg yolks, mustard and process until smooth. Add the lemon juice […]

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Sweet Corn Aioli

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 2 egg yolks 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon citrus champagne vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup fresh sweet corn kernels 1 teaspoon salt Directions In a blender or food processor, place egg and garlic. Whirl until garlic is smooth. […]

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Sweet Corn Aioli Lobster Rolls

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 ½ pounds lobster meat, cooked, large chucks and cold ½ cup sweet corn kernels 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 teaspoon salt Juice of 1 lemon ½ -3/4 cup sweet corn lemon aioli (recipe follows) Hot Dog buns […]

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Tapenade Aioli

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ¼ cup kalamata olives, pitted and chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoon capers, drained 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ¾ cup mayonnaise Directions In a mixing bowl mix together all ingredients until smooth. Serve atop a herby beef burger!

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