Month: April 2013

Blueberry Vanilla Cream Pie

Ingredients: 3 cups fresh blueberries 3 tablespoons warm water 1 tablespoon vanilla paste 4 teaspoons gelatin 16 oz cream cheese, softened 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 10-inch graham cracker crust Directions: Puree 2 cups blueberries. Set aside. Pour the warm water into a large bowl. Sprinkle with gelatin. Allow […]

Clam & Fennel Linguine

Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 1 bulb fennel, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/2 cup dry white wine 8 oz bottled clam juice 9 oz fresh linguine, cooked 50 little neck clams freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley Directions: Heat some olive oil […]

Salisbury Steak & Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients: 1 slice of bread 1/3 cup milk 2/3 lb lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal 1 small onion, grated 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 onion, chopped 8 oz sliced crimini mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 2/3 cup beef stock 2-3 tablespoons […]

Hatch Green Chile Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: 1/3 lb lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal 6 oz tomato paste 3/4 cup beef stock 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 carrot, diced 3/4 cup diced fire-roasted Hatch Green Chiles 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon […]

The Sort of Cuban (Sandwich)

Ingredients: for the pork 2 lb boneless pork roast juice and zest of 2 navel oranges 8 cloves of garlic, quartered 1 small onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon dried oregano sea salt freshly ground black pepper 8 slices Swiss cheese 16 slices lean capicola 1/3 cup […]

Jammy Ice Cream Soda

Ingredients: 8 oz seltzer or club soda 1 large scoop vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt 1 1/2 tablespoons jam (I used strawberry thyme) Directions: Spoon the jam into the bottom of a tall glass. Pour in the sparkling water. Top with ice cream. Stir lightly with a long spoon. […]

New recipe on Relish! The Steak & Green Sandwich

The people over at Relish and the brains behind Hidden Valley Ranch hired me to develop a new sandwich recipe using their new line of sandwich spreads and dips. Check out my recipe for the Steak & Green which features surprisingly thick and creamy Hidden Valley Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan […]

New recipe on Relish! The Steak & Green Sandwich

The people over at Relish and the brains behind Hidden Valley Ranch hired me to develop a new sandwich recipe using their new line of sandwich spreads and dips. Check out my recipe for the Steak & Green which features surprisingly thick and creamy Hidden Valley Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan […]

Gorgonzola Chive Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup 1/2 inch pieces of chives 5 oz crumbled Gorgonzola 1 oz shredded Cabot extra sharp cheddar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 inch chunk of shallot, minced sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup minced flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup […]

Lemon-Dill Shrimp and Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb medium shrimp, steamed and peeled 12 oz tri-color penne, cooked 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 2 mini cucumbers, diced 1/3 cup diced red onion for the dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill juice and zest of 1 large lemon sea salt freshly ground black […]