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Crab Stuffed Portabellas

These work better as bite sized rather than eating with a fork and knife. Use cremini caps. Crab Stuffed Portabellas 2 Portabellas stems and gills chopped fine 1 stalk celery diced fine 2 cups cleaned crab 1/2 cup onion diced … Continue reading

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Ginger Snaps

These cookies are nice and moist in the center and crisp outside. And they taste fantastic. Ginger Snaps 1 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup butter, melted 1 large egg, room temperature 1/4 cup molasses 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 … Continue reading

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Grape Currant Jelly

Recently got a whole bunch of fresh grapes and currants. This is a jellied jam. The currant is pressed into a juice that jellies the grape jam and it’s tartness is a perfect match to the ripe table grapes. It … Continue reading

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Semolina Plum Coffee Cake

This is a great coffee cake that takes advantage of fresh large plums. Semolina Plum Cake 4 plums halved and pitted 1 1/2 cups + 2 tbsp semolina flour 1 cup unbleached white flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 13 … 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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Rhubarb Compote

This is a good way to use up leftover cherries and rhubarb. Rhubarb Compote 6 cups rhubarb chopped into 1/2″ pieces 3 cups cherries halved 2 tbsp grated ginger 1 1/2 cups sugar Mix everything together in a sauce pan … Continue reading

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Fava Puree

Again use fresh fava bean pods no longer than 4″. This works best if she second skin can remain on when grinding. The easiest way to tell is eat a raw one and see if the skin is tough and … Continue reading

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