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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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Seared Porcini Mushrooms

This requires at least 1 lb fresh porcini. Pick caps over stems. Florentine Porcini Mushrooms 1 lb porcini mushrooms 1 whole head garlic 8-12 leaves basil 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tsp dijon Salt/pepper Butter Peel paper from garlic. place … Continue reading

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Swordfish on a Bed of Creamy Lentils

Fresh swordfish steaks and morel mushrooms are the secret. Swordfish and Red Lentil Puree 2 swordfish steaks 3/4″ thick 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp fresh oregano chopped fine 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup red lentils … Continue reading

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Halibut and Clam Sauce

    The clam sauce really complements the meaty halibut flavor etc etc. This is just really good. Halibut and Clam Sauce 2 doz clams live 1 doz mussels live 1 1/2 lbs halibut fillet 1 large shallot chopped 1 … Continue reading

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French Toast with Wine-Soaked Pears

This topping is good on French toast or pancakes. French Toast with Wine Pear Topping 1 pear sliced thin 1/3 bottle semi sweet white wine * 4 thick slices sourdough or Brioche bread 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Duck in Marsala Quick Sauce

This is a great way to use up some marsala and amazing freshly shot wild duck. Use the freshest meat and cook until just rare. For this to really sing serve it with polenta. We’re still having fun trying out … Continue reading

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Eggplant Balls with Red Pepper Sauce

These are perfect as an appetizer, first course or as tapas. You could also include them in a sporting event party for people who would rather eat good food than watch sporting events. Eggplant “Meat” balls with Red Pepper Sauce … Continue reading

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