Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 6 medium tomatoes 4 slices crisp bacon, crumbled 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 cup celery, chopped 1 cup crumbled cornbread Salt and pepper 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded To Make: Preheat oven to 350. Slice the tops of each tomato and carefully cut out the inside of each with a paring knife. Chop the […]

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds brussels sprouts, quartered 8 slices thick cut bacon Fresh cracked pepper Salt To Make: Steam brussels sprouts for about 5 minutes, or until they just start to soften. Crack pepper directly on to the bacon and press in firmly, flip and repeat. Slowly cook the bacon in a large saute pan […]

Roast Goose

Ingredients: 1 whole goose, 8-10 pounds 1 pound mixed yellow and red onions, whole and unpeeled 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 4 cups breadcrumbs 3/4 cup milk 4 cups mixed dried apples, figs, and cherries 2 tablspoons fresh sage, minced 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced 3/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup celery, chopped 1 pound Italian […]

Lemon and Garlic Hummus

Ingredients: 2 cups chickpeas, drained and well rinsed 2 teaspoons minced garlic 3 tablespoons lemon juice 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt To Make: Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Season to taste with additional salt or lemon if you life. Serve with cut pita wedges.

Chicken and Scallion Yakitori

Ingredients: 1 lb skinless boneless chicken thighs 3 bunches large scallions 1/4 cup sweet rice wine 3 tablespoons sake 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons sugar   Vegetable oil 12 wooden skewers To Make: Preheat broiler. Place a wire rack on to a broiler pan lined with foil, brush the rack with vegetable oil, set […]

Spicy Chicken Dumplings

Ingredients: 3/4 pound ground chicken 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup scallions, finely chopped 2 thai chilies, finely chopped 3 teaspoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon sriracha 1 teaspoon sesame oil 45 prepared wonton skins 1 egg, beaten vegetable oil To Make: Mix together the chicken, garlic, scallions, chilies, soy sauce, sriracha, and sesame oil. Place […]

Steak au Poivre

Ingredients: 2 6-8 ounce steaks, 1-inch thick lots of black pepper, freshly crushed coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 shallot, minced 3 tablespoons brandy 1/4 cup white wine 1 tablespoon heavy cream To Make: Season steaks liberally with salt and pepper, pressing firmly in to the meat. Heat oil in […]

Baba Ganoush

Ingredients: 2 medium eggplant 4 cloves fresh garlic, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons tahini 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper Extra virgin olive oil To Make: Grill eggplant over high heat for about 10 minutes, or until charred and tender. When cool, peel off the skin and roughly chop the flesh. Add eggplant, garlic, […]