Category Archives: Dinner

Indian Red Beans

This would be good with red lentils as well. Baked Rajma 1 red onion 4 garlic cloves 1 fresh green chile 1″ piece fresh ginger 2 tbsp coconut oil ¼ tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp sea salt  28 oz can … Continue reading

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Soy Sauce Eggs

This recipe is an adaptation of Momofuku’s eggs. The cooking time must be followed exactly. Fresh farm eggs give the best result. Soy Sauce Eggs 6 tbsp hot water 1 tbsp brown sugar 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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Fish Pepper Brine

This is a basic brine for any firm flesh/low oil fish for smoking. This makes enough for about 1 lb of fish fillets. On how to smoke go here. Basic Fish Brine 2 cups boiling water 1 dried ancho chili … Continue reading

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Domino Potatoes

This is a great dish for a party or fancy meal. Serve them room temperature or reheat right before serving. Domino Potatoes 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, divided 3 1/2 pounds Idaho potatoes (4-6 large) 24 (about) fresh or dried … Continue reading

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Chicken Picatta

  Chicken Picatta 2 large chicken breasts 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup semolina flour 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced thin 4 garlic cloves smashed ⅓ cup dry white wine 2 tbsp capers coarsely chopped 2 tbsp lemon juice Chopped parsley Butterfly … Continue reading

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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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