Category Archives: Appetizers

Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone

These are very simple and quick. Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone 24 stuffing mushrooms 1/2 cup diced green onion 3/4 cup bread crumbs 3 cloves garlic minced 5 oz mascarpone 3-4 slices ham chopped into small dice 2 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

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Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham

This is a simple appetizer or first course that can be made ahead and brought back to heat when ready to serve. Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham 1 batch polenta roughly 1/2 cup thinly sliced ham roughly 1/2 … Continue reading

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Steak Frites

By Katherine Greg’s birthday always features two stars: steak and potatoes. After celebrating 16 of his birthdays — clearly we met in kindergarten — coming up with new ways to make steak and potato dishes can be a challenge. (Sometimes … Continue reading

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Scallops Over Asparagus

This is a very simple first course or light lunch that takes advantage of fresh grapefruit and asparagus. And scallops and pancetta. Scallops with Asparagus 12 scallops 1 bunch asparagus 3 slices pancetta cut into thin strips 1-2 large ruby … Continue reading

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Portobello Caps with Kale and Poached Eggs

This meal was so simple, but so tasty. It’s a great light supper or rich breakfast. Portobello Mushrooms with Kale and Poached Eggs 2 portobello mushrooms half a bunch of kale,torn loosely 1 clove garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 … Continue reading

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Super Cheesy Cheese Sticks

These are so good make an extra two batches just to handle the snacking. The dough is very similar to pie dough. Spicy Cheese Sticks 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded Romano cheese 1 cup sifted flour … Continue reading

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Turkey “Pizzas”

This is a white pizza in the best possible way. The “sauce” is mashed potatoes. To really make things decadent, drizzle a bit of truffle oil over the top before serving. No need to worry about leftovers. Turkey Pizza 1 … Continue reading

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