Category Archives: Dinner

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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Breaded Sole on Crispy Kale

This is a good way to use some leftover ham. Bacon is the natural substitute. Any firm flesh white fish will work, but the oilier ones crisp the breading better. Breaded Sole and Crispy Kale 1/2-1 lb Sole filet 1 … Continue reading

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Crab En Croute

The dungeness crab season is way too short. Blink and you miss it and all the tasty, meaty goodness that it entails. So we were stoked to see some fresh crabs at our fish monger when we picked up oysters … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Stuffed Shells

This is another example of Italian vegetarian. If you do not have pumpkin, squash or sweet potato will work. Roasted Pumpkin Stuffed Shells 2 lb pumpkin cleaned, skinned and chopped into small dice 1 lb whole milk ricotta 2 batches … Continue reading

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Steak with Heirloom Tomato Salad

This requires ripe yellow, red and green tomatoes. A really good cut of steak is also a good idea. Steak with Heirloom Sliced Tomato Salad 1/2 lb steak per person Assortment of heirloom tomatoes sliced 1/4″ thick 6-12 basil leaves … Continue reading

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Halibut Fish Tacos with Rhubarb Cucumber Marinade

The marinade/sauce for this is a great way to get rid of some rhubarb and tastes fantastic. Rhubarb Cucumber and Chili Marinade 3 stalks rhubarb chopped roughly 1 medium cucumber chopped roughly 4 shallots 1 large hot green chili or … Continue reading

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Pit Beef

Pit beef is normally found around Baltimore. For the true experience, make the horseradish cream from scratch and cook the tri-tip directly over the coals the whole time. I believe that it should still be slow smoked, keeping the temperature … Continue reading

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