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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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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