Month: June 2016

Smoky Hot Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups whole sweet cherries, pitted 3/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup pureed chipotle peppers in adobe 1/3 cup chili sauce (like Heinz) 1 small sweet onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon butter (can omit […]

Upcycled Crab, Tomato, Cucumber + Mozz Salad

Ingredients: 1/3-1/2 cup leftover blue crab meat (from 3 large crabs) 10 fresh mozzarella pearls 1/2 pint grape tomatoes 1 cucumber, chopped 2-3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon fennel fronds sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. My […]

Smoked Gruyère Grits with Dandelion Greens, Mushrooms and Corn

Ingredients: 2 cups yellow stone-ground grits 6 cups water or chicken stock 1 cup grated smoked Gruyère 2 1/2 cups chopped dandelion greens 3 ears of corn worth of kernels 8 oz crimini mushrooms, sliced 1 small onion, diced salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat a small amount of […]

Super Umami Burgers

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb 93% lean ground beef 8 oz crimini mushrooms, minced 1 small onion, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce to serve: 6 slices fontina cheese 6 brioche buns 2 tablespoons grainy Dijon 2 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a medium […]

Roasted Shrimp and Snap Pea Rolls

Ingredients: 24 oz medium shrimp, peeled 3 tablespoons minced dill 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 lb sugar snap peas, chopped 1 bunch scallions, chopped 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar (I used Colavita prosecco vinegar) sea salt freshly ground black pepper 6 hot dog rolls Directions: Preheat oven […]