Category Archives: Food

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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Zucchini Cornbread

Here is a way to use up some fresh zucchini or summer squash. Zucchini Corn Bread 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter plus more for pan 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 large zucchini 1 cup all-purpose … Continue reading

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Plum Jam

What better way to use up a giant bucket of overripe plums. For how to can and basic jam making go here. Plum Jam 8 cups plums skin removed from 3/4 cut into small pieces 4 cups sugar 4 cloves … 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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Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms

This requires 1/2 lb of fresh porcini — no substitutions. Seared Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms 4 lamb chops 1 1/2″ thick 1/2 lb porcini mushrooms sliced into large bites 4 garlic scapes chopped fine 4 tbsp butter 2 oz … Continue reading

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