Artichoke and Pancetta Farrotto with Lemon Zest Thyme Butter

Serves 6 Ingredients 10 baby artichokes Juice of 3 lemons ½ cup pancetta 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 small yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest ½ cup white wine 2-3 cups farro, cooked ½ cup parmesan Salt Pepper Lemon Zest Thyme Butter (Recipe Follows) Directions In a large bowl […]

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Basic Marinara

One of the three basic pizza sauces.

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Beef and Guinness Pie

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 2 tablespoons all purpose flour 2 pounds beef chuck, cubed into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons canola oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 3 carrots, peeled and chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 […]

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Beet Pickled & Herbed Deviled Eggs

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 red beet, peeled and chopped 1 cup water ½ cup champagne vinegar (citrus) 2 teaspoons sea salt 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon grainy mustard 1 tablespoon citrus vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh grated horseradish ½ cup (total) chopped chives, tarragon, parsley Salt/pepper Directions In a small saucepan […]

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Beet Pickled & Herbed Deviled Eggs

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 red beet, peeled and chopped 1 cup water ½ cup champagne vinegar (citrus) 2 teaspoons sea salt 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon grainy mustard 1 tablespoon citrus vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh grated horseradish ½ cup (total) chopped chives, tarragon, parsley Salt/pepper Directions In a small saucepan […]

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Brandade

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound flaky white fish (haddock, line-caught swordfish, bluefish, scrod, or croaker are the most preferable) Salt and pepper ½ pound waxy white potatoes, peeled and diced 8 cups milk 6 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped 2 fresh bay leaves ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil Black pepper 1 cup chopped fresh parsley […]

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound pasta dough, cooked 1 small butternut squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon sage, chopped fine ½ yellow onion, cut in half Kosher salt Pepper For brown butter sage sauce 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, sliced 6 sage leaves, sliced 3 ounces goat cheese DIRECTIONS Preheat […]

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Caramelized Onion Tart Bites

Makes 24 small tarts INGREDIENTS 1 savory pie dough recipe 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups red onion, sliced ½ cup goat cheese 1 tablespoon chives 1 tablespoon parsley Salt/pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375°F. Roll out pie to 1⁄8” thickness and with a four-inch (diameter) cup, glass, or cookie cutter, cut out 9 circles per […]

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Chicken Breast & Chard with Thyme, Garlic, White Wine & Lemon

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings chicken breast, boneless, skinless Salt Pepper 1 teaspoon lemon zest Juice of ½ lemon 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine 3 tablespoons white wine 2 tablespoons thyme leaves 1 cup chard, chopped DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and lemon zest. On a large […]

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Chicken Paillards with Grilled Peach & Pepino Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless skinless Salt/pepper 2 medium peaches, pitted and chopped fine 1 medium Pepino melon, seeds removed, peeled and chopped fine (1 cup chopped honeydew melon can be substituted) 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 2 teaspoons jalapeno or Serrano pepper, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine […]

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Chicken Paillards with Grilled Peach & Pepino Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless skinless Salt/pepper 2 medium peaches, pitted and chopped fine 1 medium Pepino melon, seeds removed, peeled and chopped fine (1 cup chopped honeydew melon can be substituted) 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 2 teaspoons jalapeño or serrano pepper, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine […]

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Chipotle-Herb Sloppy Joes

This is a sure fire south of the border specialty because it is spicy, zesty, and as fresh as can be. It’s also super easy yet decadent. You will need party size buns, too.

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Eggs Sardou

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 8 poached eggs 8 cooked or canned artichoke bottoms 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup milk 4 cups cleaned spinach leaves Salt, pepper and Tabasco sauce to taste ½ cup minced ham 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 cup Hollandaise Sauce Directions Rinse artichoke bottoms and place in a saucepot. Cover […]

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Fava Bean Salad with Lemon, Mint and Pecorino Shavings

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the salad 3 pounds fava beans 1 red onion, cut in half and sliced thin 3 cups arugula 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon Salt Freshly ground pepper For the pecorino lemon zest ¼ cup fresh mint 1 tablespoon lemon zest ¼ cup pecorino, freshly grated […]

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Fresh Herb Farro Tart

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS 1 cup farro 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ of a red onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, basil, and chives, chopped ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated […]

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Ger-Nis Jerk Cole Slaw

Serves 12 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Goat Cheese, Watercress and Mixed Spring Pea Risotto with Pea Shoots

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 5 cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup watercress, chopped ¼ cup goat cheese, crumbled Salt Freshly ground pepper Pea shoots, for garnish DIRECTIONS In a medium sized saucepot heat chicken broth […]

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Grilled & Stuffed Cuttlefish

Serves 4 Ingredients 4 medium cuttlefish, cleaned and kept whole ½ cup fresh shelling beans, cooked ½ cup fresh tomatoes, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped ½ cup breadcrumbs ¼ cup pecorino cheese, finely grated 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons plus 1 tablespoon fresh pesto Salt and […]

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Grilled Chicken Paillard with Nectarine Salsa and Peach BBQ Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless, skinless Salt/pepper Peach BBQ Sauce (recipe follows) 2 nectarines, not fully ripe, firm, deseeded and chopped small ½ red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small ½ red onion, chopped small 1 serrano chili, deseeded and chopped fine ½ cup […]

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Grilled Chicken Pillards with Cucumber and Melon Herb Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless, skinless Salt/pepper 1 teaspoon lime zest Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons almond oil 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped fine ½ medium […]

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Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Tomatoes and Zucchini Mint Salsa

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 2 large globe eggplants, sliced thin, long ways Salt & pepper Olive oil 3 medium tomatoes, roasted and chopped small 3 cloves garlic, roasted and chopped small 1 medium yellow onion, roasted and chopped small 1 small zucchini, roasted and chopped small 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup […]

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Grilled Pineapple Red Pepper Salsa

Makes approx. 3 cups

Serve with steak, pork, chicken or rice!

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Grilled Zucchini, Portabella’s and Eggplant with Lemon Ricotta & Grilled Flatbread

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 zucchinis, sliced long and thin using a mandolin 1 portabella mushroom, sliced thin 1 grilled Japanese eggplant, sliced round and thin Salt & pepper Olive oil 1 cup fresh ricotta 1 tablespoon lemon zest plus 2 teaspoon Grilled flatbread (recipe follows) Directions Follow instructions for the grilled flatbread and keep warm. […]

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Guatemalan Chirmol

Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 green onions 3 small vine ripened tomatoes 1 cup fresh corn 1 clove garlic 1 jalapeno pepper ¼ cup canola oil Juice of 1 lime ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt Directions Heat the oven to broil and on a baking sheet place green onions, tomatoes, […]

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Herb Oven Baked Fries

Serves 15 INGREDIENTS 15 medium red, yellow and blue potatoes, cut into thin wedges 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon coarse sea salt Pinch of cracked pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix potatoes, olive oil, and chives in a big mixing bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper. […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicy Mint Yogurt

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds lamb, cubed ½ pound pork fat, cubed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground corriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons […]

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Herbed Portabella Quiche

Makes 1 mini quiche Ingredients 1 large potabella mushroom stem removed 2 eggs, beaten 3 cherry tomatoes, sliced 2 green onions, sliced thin 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped fine Salt/pepper 2 tablespoons half and half 2 tablespoons gruyere cheese, grated 1 tablespoon parmesan […]

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Italian Wedding Soup with Spring Greens

Serves 6 Ingredients For chicken pesto meatballs 1 pound ground chicken 1 cups fresh basil, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped fien ½ cup pine nuts, chopped 8-9 cloves garlic, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cracked pepper 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 egg For the soup […]

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Italian Wedding Soup with Spring Greens and Italian Herb Gremolata

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For chicken pesto meatballs 1 pound ground chicken 1 cup fresh basil, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped fine ½ cup pine nuts, chopped 8-9 cloves garlic, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cracked pepper 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 egg For the soup […]

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Jamaican Mango Pepper Sauce

Makes approximately 1 cup sauce Ingredients 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted and chopped 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 medium shallot, chopped 1 scotch bonnet or habanero pepper, stems and seeds removed and chopped ¼ cup golden raisins 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon allspice berries, freshly ground 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, freshly […]

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Jerk chicken Slaw

Serves 6 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Jerk Chicken Slaw

Serves 6 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Julienne of Snap Pea Salad with Mint, Lemon Pecorino

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound raw snap peas, trimmed and julienned ¼ white onion, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup pecorino cheese (optional) Salt Freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS In a medium size bowl, combine all ingredients. Season with salt and […]

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Lean Grassfed Beef Burger

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef (grass fed) 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ground mustard powder 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Salt/pepper Directions Combine all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and […]

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Madras Curry Mix – BULK

Makes about 6 cups (48 ounces) Ingredients ½ cup coriander, ground 2 cups cumin, ground 1 cup black mustard seeds, ground 1⁄3 cup black peppercorns, ground 1⁄3 cup cloves, ground 3 tablespoons fenugreek seeds, ground 3 tablespoons fennel seeds, ground ¼ cup salt 16 dried small red chili, ground Directions Mix together all ingredients in […]

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Mushroom Herb Leek Puff Pastry Tartlets

Makes 8 INGREDIENTS 1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed 3 tablespoons butter 1 small leek (white and light green only), cut into 2″ strips 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped or sliced (depending on mushroom) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup crème fraiche 1 teaspoon lemon zest ¼ […]

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Nacatamales (Nicaraguan Tamales)

Makes 15 tamales (large) Nacatamales are similar to Mexican tamales but they are quite large and filled with a potato, rice, corn, vegetable and herb mixture and are typically served on holidays and special occasions. This recipe makes ½ size portions of the traditional tamale. Ingredients For the tamale dough 2 cups masa harina 2 […]

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Nicaraguan Chilero Rojo

Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 dried red chilies 2-3 cloves garlic 1 medium yellow onion 2 medium vine ripened tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 cup chicken stock or water Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Directions In a medium sauce […]

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Pan-Seared Trout

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 4 6-8 ounce rainbow trout fillets (skin on), or two whole cleaned trout* Salt and pepper All purpose flour, for dredging Vegetable oil or butter for searing 1 onion, sliced 1 lemon, sliced Fresh parsley and thyme sprigs ¼ cup white wine 2 tablespoons butter DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Season the […]

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Pea & Lemon Risotto with Mint Butter

Serves 6 Ingredients 5 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup parmesan cheese Salt Freshly ground pepper Mint Butter (Recipe follows) Directions In a medium sized saucepot, […]

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Pea & Mint Tortellini in Herbed Brodo

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the spring pea and mint tortellini Olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 cup fresh peas, steamed soft and mashed 2 teaspoons lemon zest ¼ cup grated pecorino 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Fresh pasta sheets For the herbed brodo 1 (¼ pound) piece Parmigiano-Reggiano 6 cups chicken […]

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Peppers Stuffed with Sheep’s Milk Cheese

A traditional coastal Croatian dishes to inspire your own holiday menus.

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Pork Fried Rice

Serves 4-5 Ingredients Oil (sesame, canola or peanut) 1 pound pork loin, cut into small ½-inch cubes Flour for dusting pork Salt/pepper 2 carrots, chopped small (diced) 1 red bell pepper, chopped small 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger, chopped fine 4 scallions, sliced 4 cups rice, cooked and cold Soy sauce Sriracha […]

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Pork Loin and Potatoes with Rosemary, Leeks & Cream

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings pork loin Salt Pepper ¼ medium yellow onion, chopped medium 1 Yukon Gold potato, chopped 1 small leek, sliced 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons cream 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped fine DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Season the pork loin with salt and pepper. On a large heavy duty piece […]

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Quinoa Apple Salad with Curry Dressing

Serves 4 Martha Stewart INGREDIENTS ¼ cup raw whole almonds 1 cup white quinoa 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons dried currants 1 small McIntosh apple, cut into 1⁄8-inch-thick wedges […]

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Red Pepper Pineapple Salsa

Makes 3 cups of salsa

Serve with chicken or fish of quesadillas.

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Rigatoni Amatriciana

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 4 ounces Pancetta, cubed 1 yellow onion, finely sliced 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 teaspoon red chili flakes Salt and pepper 1 (28 ounce) can of Italian peeled tomatoes, crushed with hands 1 pound rigatoni, cooked ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped ¼ cup grated Pecorino cheese, for garnish DIRECTIONS In a […]

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Roasted Peppers on the Grill

Makes 4 servings.

For use for a number of ideas- roasted pepper humus, roasted red pepper salad, roasted red pepper dressing etc.

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Roasted Pork Loin with Onion Cherry Sage Sauce

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the pork loin 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 2 fresh bay leaves, veins stems removed 2 teaspoon juniper berries 2 tablespoons orange zest 1 tablespoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 3-pound pork loin 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon hazelnut oil or olive oil ½ […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Cream Cheese Spread

Makes 1 cup spread.

Serve on pita bread or vegetables or as a sandwich spread.

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Roasted Spring Vegetable Salsa and Whole Wheat Chips

Makes 2-3 cups salsa Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 small spring onions, chopped fine ½ cup fennel bulb, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped fine 3 spears of asparagus, chopped fine ½ cup fresh peas ½ cup carrots, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine ½ cup fresh […]

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Root Veggies with Garlic Maple Herb Butter

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings of root vegetables of your choice (i.e. parsnips, carrots, celery root, beets) chopped fine 1 small leek, sliced 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon maple syrup Salt Pepper 2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme and rosemary, […]

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Rosemary and Plum Grilled Pork

Serves 6 Ingredients 6 boneless pork loin chops Salt/pepper 3 plums (black preferred), deseeded, and chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped superfine 2 cloves roasted garlic ½ cup red wine ½ cup water 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves Directions Season the pork loin chops with salt and pepper and set aside. […]

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Salmon, Baby Bok Choy, Sake, Herbs and Citrus

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings salmon filet (we recommend wild caught) Salt Pepper 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon orange zest 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 tablespoons sake 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 baby bok Choy, chopped 5-6 shitake mushrooms, whole 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 teaspoon lemon grass 1 […]

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Santorini Chicken Soulvaki

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Dried Tomatoes

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Roasted Eggplant

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Roasted Eggplant

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 4 medium baby eggplants, cut in half 2 medium red onions, cut in half 3 medium tomatoes, cut in half 1 red pepper, cut into thick long strips ¼ cup fresh oregano, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Olive oil Salt and […]

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Santorini Shrimp

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Shrimp

Serves 6 Ingredients Olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ cup Santorini Dried Tomatoes, chopped Juice and zest of 1 lemon ½ cup white wine 1 pound tomatoes, chopped Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped 3 […]

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Santorini Tzaziki

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Tzaziki

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 medium sized cucumber, peeled out but not deseeded and chopped fine 1 cup Greek Yogurt 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup fresh dill, chopped ½ cup fresh mint, chopped Juice of 2 lemons Salt and pepper Directions In a small bowl mix together the cucumber and yogurt until combined. […]

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Sausage and Peppers 30 Minute Meal

Makes 4 servings.

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Seafood Fusilli and Creamy Lobster Sauce with Shaved Fennel and Lemon Salad

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound pasta dough, cooked For lobster sauce 2 tablespoons butter 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 1 cup white wine 2 lobster bodies, cut in half vertically (Your fishmonger should be able to provide you with lobster bodies at no charge) 2 cups heavy cream 6 to 8 […]

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Seafood Spaghetti with Herbed Lemon Cream Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons butter, plus 1 additional tablespoon of butter 5 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 shallots, chopped fine 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon chili flakes 3 squid bodies (calamari) cleaned and sliced into thin rings ½ pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed ½ pound baby scallops 2 teaspoons […]

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Shredded Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS ½ tablespoon cumin ½ tablespoon chili powder ½ teaspoon cumin seeds Zest of 1 lime 1 chicken breast Salt/pepper 1½ tablespoons canola oil ½ a large white onion, chopped medium 1 poblano pepper, chopped Juice of 1 lime 3 whole chipotle peppers in adobe, chopped ¼ cup tomato sauce 3 tablespoons chicken […]

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Shrimp Remoulade

Serves 8 Ingredients For the Old Bay Steamed Shrimp 4 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1 cup vinegar 1 cup water 2 pounds shrimp, in shells For the Remoulade Sauce 1½ cups mayonnaise ¼ cup diced celery ½ cup sliced green onions 2 tablespoons minced garlic ½ cup Creole mustard (such as Zatarain’s) ¼ cup chopped […]

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Snap Pea & Mint Salad

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound raw snap peas, trimmed and julienned ¼ white onion, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup parmesan cheese (optional) Salt Freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS In a medium size bowl, combine all ingredients. Season with salt and […]

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Solo Fish Dinner of Mackeral, Fennel Olive & Herbs with Lemony Spring Potatoes

Serves 1-2 Ingredients 1 small whole mackerel, cleaned and deboned if possible Salt/pepper 1 small fennel bulb, sliced thin ¼ cup calamata olives, pitted and sliced 1 lemon (half sliced and the other juiced) Baby spring potatoes, cut in half 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves ½ cup cherry tomatoes halved […]

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Spicy Corn Fritters with Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 3/4 cup all purpose flour ¼ cup course corn meal 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs ¾ cup milk or buttermilk 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lime zest ½ cup poblano pepper, chopped fine 2 teaspoons Serrano peppers, chopped superfine 4 cups sweet corn kernels (fresh) 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped super […]

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Spring Pea & Mint Ravioli with Sweet Pea Flowers

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 1 cup fresh English peas, steamed soft and mashed ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup goat cheese ½ teaspoon lemon zest Salt Freshly ground pepper Herbed pasta dough For the sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 shallot ½ cup vegetable broth Juice and zest […]

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Spring Pea Risotto with Prosciutto and Basil & Mint Butter

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the pea risotto 5 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 5 slices of prosciutto cut in small pieces 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup parmesan cheese Salt Freshly ground pepper For the basil & mint butter […]

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Summer Garden Portobello Quiche

Makes 1 mini Quiche Ingredients 1 large portabella mushroom, stem removed 2 eggs, beaten 3 cherry tomatoes, sliced 2 green onions, sliced thin 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped fine Salt/pepper 2 tablespoons half and half 2 tablespoons gruyere cheese, grated 1 tablespoon parmesan […]

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Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 2 roasted red bell peppers, deseeded and peeled 2 teaspoons lime zest ¼ cup lime juice ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon champagne vinegar Directions Blend all ingredients in a blender until a smooth sauce is formed.

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Tangy Muhammara (Red Pepper & Walnut Dip)

Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 3 to 4 cloves garlic ¼ cup breadcrumbs 2 red peppers, roasted and pureed 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt to taste ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon dried mint (or 1 […]

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Tarragon Beet Salad

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup mixed baby lettuces 2 medium beets, cooked, trimmed and sliced 1 red grapefruit, peeled, pitted and segmented 1 navel or cara orange, peeled, pitted and segmented 1 small shallot, chopped fine ¼ cup champagne vinegar ¼ cup fresh tarragon, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 3 tablespoons almond oil Juice […]

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Thai Coconut Scallop Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of Nantucket Bay Scallops 2 teaspoons salt Juice and zest of 3 limes ½ cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon lemon grass bulb, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon raw sugar 1 or […]

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Tomato Basil Frittata Cups

Serves 6 Ingredients 6 eggs ¼ cup of your preference of milk (dairy, soy, rice, or almond… unsweetened and plain) ½ pint of grape tomatoes, halved 1 handful of basil, chopped 1 clove of garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped ¼ cup parmesan Salt & pepper 1 teaspoon olive oil Cooking spray Directions Preheat […]

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White Bean, Onion and Rosemary Soup

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ pound (about 1½ cups) cannellini beans, soaked overnight and drained 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large yellow onions, sliced thin 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 3 sprigs of fresh thyme 1 sprig of fresh rosemary 2 fresh bay leaves 4 cups vegetable broth or water Salt Pepper Extra-virgin olive oil DIRECTIONS […]

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Whole Grain Onion Tarts

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups red onion, sliced ½ cup goat cheese 1 tablespoon chives 1 tablespoon parsley Salt/pepper Whole wheat puff pastry Directions Preheat oven to 375°. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, add butter. Cook red onions until translucent, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat, and […]

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Whole Roasted Striped Bass with Lemon & Herbs

Serves 4 Ingredients 3 pound striped bass, with head, scaled and gutted 4 tablespoons olive oil ½ fresh thyme, chopped 2 fresh bay leaves 1 lemon or orange, sliced and cut in half Salt and pepper Directions Place sheet pan in oven and preheat to 500°F. Score the skin of the fish with 2 big […]

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Whole Wheat Rigatoni and Vegetables in a Ginger, Soy and Honey Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound whole wheat pasta dough, cooked For sauce Olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2″ piece of ginger, peeled and julienned 1 red pepper, cored and chopped 1 bunch collard greens, leaves and stems (reserved), chopped ½ pound brown mushrooms, sliced 1½ tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 […]

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Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Porcini Cream Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For ravioli ¼ cup dried porcini mushrooms 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped fine Salt and pepper Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine ½ cup fresh ricotta […]

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Winter Minestrone

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 red onion, chopped medium 3 stalks of celery, chopped small 2 medium carrots, chopped small 1 medium red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 medium yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 (28-ounce) can stewed tomatoes ½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine ½ […]

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Zucchini and Marjoram Quiche

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 1¼ unbleached all purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup (1 stick) butter, cut into ½ inch cubes 4 tablespoons (or more) ice water 6 eggs 2 small zucchinis, sliced thin ½ cup red onions, sliced thin ½ cup fresh marjoram leaves Salt/pepper 1 cup half and half ¼ cup gruyere cheese, […]

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