Monthly Archives: November 2008

Candied Sofrito Almonds

Sofrito Almonds 1 pound blanched almnds 3 tablespoons spicy paprika 2 tablespoons onion powder 3 tablespoons garlic powder 2 tablesoons kosher salt 3 tablespoons turbinado sugar 1 cup cold water 2 tablespoons cornstarch 3 sprigs of rosemary, stripped 1) In … Continue reading

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Rice sald marinating. Chanterelle and onion dip chillingBasil mustard vinaigrette bottled. Kalamata olives sittng in lemon juice. Tomorrow:Sleep inBake off criostiniDrain cured veggiesStuff and wrap figs

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Thanksgiving Prep

I’ve been assigned appetizers and salads. On the stove roasted red peppers for my version of harissa and in the cast iron skillet, chanterelles for mushroom dip.

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Gobble

Heirloom carrots, radishes and turnips in curing brine. Soffrito almonds roasting Chanterelle duxelle cooking off Rice for Cranberry Wild Rice Salad cooking on stove Peppers for Harrisa roasting ;nbsp …..More to come.

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Dinner

A friend is coming for dinner. It’s a week night so maybe I’ll make martinis when he gets here. Maybe not. Dinner. Talking. Wine. Friends. Pan sauteed tortellini with shallots and olive oil Catfish with peppers, leeks, tomatoes, zucchini, basil … Continue reading

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Chocolate Spiced Cookies

I took this recipe and modified by adding 1/2 cup of cocoa powder and swapping out the spices with cinnamon, 5 spice powder and nutmeg. I also used 2 whole eggs to compensate for the extra dry ingredient of the … Continue reading

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