Month: September 2016

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Portobellos, Zucchini and Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 lbs chicken thighs 2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 super fine flour (like Wondra) 2 zucchini (I used goldenrod zucchini), cut into 1/2-inch thick half circles 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 3 portobello mushroom caps, large dice 1 bunch green chard, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced […]

Late Summer Succotash

Ingredients: 2 slices of cooked bacon, crumbled 1 ear’s worth of corn kernels 1 quart fresh lima beans, shucked 1 pint okra,  cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2-3 medium tomatoes, diced salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Tahini-Dill Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 5 oz canned solid albacore tuna in water, drained 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared tahini sauce 3 tablespoon minced red onion 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1 tablespoon minced dill freshly ground black pepper 2 large tomatoes (beefsteak works well) Directions: In a small bowl, break up the tuna […]

Fairytale Eggplant Capicola Baked Frittata

  Ingredients: 1 lb fairytale eggplants, halved lengthwise 1/4 cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup Parmesan 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup chopped chives 10 eggs 1/4 lb thin sliced lean capicola, cut into slightly less than 1/4-inch strips salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Note: […]

Shrimp with Okra and Fairytale Eggplant

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 portobello mushrooms, cubed 1/2 cup chopped white onion 1-quart okra, chopped 2 lb fairytale eggplant, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds 24 oz medium shrimp, peeled to serve: over Old Bay Chive Cheese Grits Directions: Heat the oil and […]

Old Bay Chive Cheese Grits

Ingredients: 2 cups yellow stone-ground grits 6 cups water or chicken stock 2/3 cup grated Dubliner cheese 2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/4 (loose) cup chopped chives salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a medium pot, bring the water or stock and Old Bay to a boil. Add the grits […]