Category: *Weekly Featured Recipes

  • Holiday Cocktails!

    Holiday Cocktails!

    The holidays are a time for celebrating and getting all snazzed up while we mix and mingle with family & friends.  As with everything in the Ger-Nis kitchen, we want creativity to soar while keeping our work minimal and flavor maximized.  Here are some of our favorite cocktail recipes, some are indeed a bit weird […]

  • Herbs & Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time we all get together and celebrate family and friends over food. There is not a better partner for Thanksgiving than fresh herbs.  More people consume fresh herbs on Thanksgiving than any other holiday all year round.  The average household who may never use a fresh herb typically uses three or four […]

  • Summer’s Sweetest Treats: Corn, Ice Cream & Doughnut Peaches

    Summer’s Sweetest Treats: Corn, Ice Cream & Doughnut Peaches

    At summer’s peak, we are bombarded by choices; the markets, our gardens and everywhere we look are prolific choices of what to eat that is in peak season. This week we feature not one but three of our favorites this time of year! Summer at its peak gives us sweetness and with this week’s featured […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Blackberry Lemon Thyme Sorbet

    Makes about 5 cups Ingredients 2 cups water 2 cups sugar ½ cups fresh lemon thyme leaves 2 cups fresh blackberries Zest and juice of 1 lemon ½ cup heavy cream Directions Make simple syrup in a medium saucepan by combining the sugar and water and lemon thyme. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, […]

  • Tarragon Peach Nectar

    Makes about 1 cup Ingredients ½ cup sugar ½ cup water ¼ cup peach puree 3 sprigs of fresh tarragon Directions In a saucepan, place sugar, water, peach puree and fresh tarragon sprigs and bring to a boil until the sugar is all dissolved. Let simmer for 5 more minutes to steep, take off heat, […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Jasmine Peach Iced Tea

    Makes 1 gallon Ingredients 1 cup ripe peaches, chopped 1 cup turbinado sugar or raw unprocessed sugar 1 cup water 2 jasmine tea bags Ice Water Peaches for garnish Directions In a medium saucepan combine the peaches, sugar, and water and bring to boil. Reduce heat, place the tea bags in the syrup and let […]

  • Cucumber Week

    Cucumber Week

    Cucumbers are slowly making their way into New York farmers markets. Last summer’s cucumber love fling seems so far away and we’ve been yearning to welcome the cucumber back into our hearts and kitchens. How could we not (even after that cruel end-of-summer goodbye), it’s so good for us! The cucumber is an essential component […]

  • Local Strawberry Week

    Local Strawberry Week

    We all have local strawberries in our communities that we wait all year for and then gorge ourselves with the sweet juicy flavors that are impossible to achieve any other time of the year. This week’s featured recipes are the little beloved gems we call strawberries and our appreciation for the sensational taste they give […]

  • Spicy Black Bean Sweet Corn Tomato Salad

    Spicy Black Bean Sweet Corn Tomato Salad

    This salad is so delicious and quick to prepare, healthy as all heck, and CHEAP CHEAP to make! I eat it often when I am short on time. I used to sprinkle cotija cheese over the top, but since I am on my new, almost-vegan diet I have eliminated it and have not for a second had any complaints!

  • Tarragon Peach Barbecue Sauce

    This sauce is a delightful way to incorporate sweet summer peaches into savory outdoor grilling. Peaches and tarragon are an amazing pair and mix into a fresh, sweet, tangy flavor in this recipe.