Month: June 2014

Dill Pickle Dip

Ingredients: 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup chopped Dill Chips (Farmer’s Garden® by Vlasic®) 1/3 cup sour cream 1 oz (fresh) dill, minced 1 shallot, minced 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon lemon zest freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the pickles in […]

Crawfish Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup crawfish tails 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons diced green onion 2 tablespoons minced cubanelle 3 cornichons, minced sea salt freshly ground black pepper crawfish tails for garnish Directions: Place the yolks and crawfish in a […]

Crawfish Cakes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 stalk celery, diced 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 2 1/2 cup cooked crawfish tails*, lightly chopped 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2-3/4 cup breadcrumbs Directions: Heat a small amount of canola oil in a skillet. Add […]

Crawfish Stuffed Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 stalk celery, diced 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 1 1/2 cup cooked crawfish tails* 1/3 cup mayonnaise 3/4 cup asadero or mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1-2 Italian sandwich loaves Directions: Heat a small amount of canola oil in a […]

Midsommar New Potatoes with Dill

Ingredient: 2 lb new potatoes 3 tablespoons (unsalted) butter, diced 1/4 cup finely chopped dill* coarse, flaky sea salt Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the potatoes and cook until fork-tender. Drain. Add butter and toss until the butter is melted and the potatoes are […]

Roasted Eggplant Salad

Ingredients: 2 medium eggplants, cut into roughly 1 inch cubes 2 cloves garlic, minced* 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 16 oz jar roasted red pepper, drained and coarsely chopped 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Chocolate Chip Toffee Brownies

Ingredients: 7 oz semisweet baking chocolate 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/3 cup toffee bits 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with baking spray or […]

Quick Curtido

Ingredients: 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 medium head cabbage, sliced thinly 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 1 carrot, shredded 2 serrano pepper, small dice 1 teaspoon dried oregano sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss all ingredients together in a large nonreactive bowl. Cover and leave at room […]

Hatch Green Chile Chili Mac

Ingredients: 4 fire-roasted Hatch green peppers, diced 1 serrano pepper, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup shredded carrot 1 lb 93% lean ground beef 28 oz canned fire-roasted diced tomatoes 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

Strawberry-Tea Shrub

Ingredients: 1 lb whole strawberries 1 cup apple cider vinegar 2 Tetley’s Black & Green blend tea bags 3 cups boiling water 1/4 cup liquid turbinado sugar Directions: Place the strawberries in a nonreactive container (like a glass jar) and cover with vinegar. If your strawberries are very large, you […]