Category Archives: Dinner

Black Cod with Scallop, Fava and Porcini Sauce

For this sauce use fresh porcini and double shelled fresh favas. Choose scallops that are roughly the size of a quarter. If black cod is unavailable, halibut, red snapper or trout will work well. To quickly shell the second skin … Continue reading

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Raw Fava Beans with Romano

Fava beans are best served raw, tossed in good olive oil, black pepper and grated romano. They can be eaten whole as long as the outside skin has not grown tough enough to require removal.  Pick pods once they reach … Continue reading

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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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