Category Archives: Dinner

Baked Chicken with Chestnut Mushrooms, Pea Shoots and Rhubarb Sauce

This is a great way to use leftover rhubarb sitting around after a pie. It also makes use of fresh pea shoots and chestnut mushrooms, all of which come in season at the same time. Strain and keep the boiling … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Crusted Scallop Salad

This is a perfect light dinner or first course. Make sure to use fresh scallops that are all roughly the same size. Four to five are good per person as a main or two as a starter course. This recipe … Continue reading

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Seafood Stew

This soup can use an assortment of whatever seafood is available, just make sure to have some shellfish and some fillets. Seafood Stew 1 lb scallops 1/2 lb cleaned crab meat 1 lb red snapper fillets 3 ribs celery diced … Continue reading

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Raw Spinach Stuffed Cornish Hens

This is a different way to stuff cornish hens. Cornish Hens Stuffed with Raw Spinach 2 cornish hens 4 cups fresh spinach leaves 6-8 cremini mushrooms sliced in half and then sliced very thin 3 cloves garlic minced Pesto Salt/pepper … Continue reading

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Duck Stuffed with Farro

This is a great use of an inexpensive light red you may have foolishly bought again around the start of November. More so it is a fantastic way to present whole duck. It does require de-boning the whole bird intact. … Continue reading

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

We got a ton of cucumbers from the garden. What to do, what to do. Chilled Cucumber Soup 2 1/2 lbs cucumbers seeded and chopped roughly 1 1/2 cups non fat Greek Yogurt 1/3-1 cup buttermilk 2 tbsp chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Bearnaise Sauce

By Katherine I typically make Greg steak and potatoes each year for his birthday and try to do something slightly different each time.  It can be a challenge to come up with new ideas since we met in 1999. Surf … Continue reading

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