Category Archives: Appetizers

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Grilled Portabella Goat Cheese and Vegetable stacks

These stack make a great side dish or as a vegetarian entrée. Yield: 4 stacks: Ingredients: 4 large portabella mushrooms 1 red onion 1 large tomato 8 oz goat cheese 2 oz chopped chives 2 cloves chopped garlic 2 zucchini … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

It may be a little late in the season for this recipe, but you should still be able to find some nice tomatoes out there. This will yield just about a gallon of soup. Ingredients: 2.5 lbs Tomato  Peeled, seeded & small dice … Continue reading

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Crab Cocktail Martini

This is a fun one for a dinner party. The crab can be a little pricey so you can substitute any kind of cooked fish you want. Ingredients: 1# Jumbo lump crab meat 1 English cucumber peeled and shredded 2 oz … Continue reading

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Don’s Corn Bisque

Ingredients: 4 oz Butter 4 oz flour 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup brandy 3 crushed garlic cloves 2 bay leaves 4 sprigs fresh tarragon 4 sprigs fresh thyme Chicken stock  to … Continue reading

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From the Books and the cutting boards.

Vichyssoise (For a friend first one posted) Classic French Soup can be served cold or hot. Ingredients: 4 oz Cold butter 1 lbs Leek whites, chopped and rinsed 1/2 lbs Yellow onion, sliced thin 3 lbs Red potatoes, peeled and … Continue reading

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