Tag Archives: Shallots

Shrimp in Garlic Clam Sauce

So… wow… This recipe took several major twists and turns, but everything ended up delicious, so, no harm, no foul, and pass the rolls. First, it was supposed to be Langostinos; but I had Argentinian pink shrimp. Then, there was … Continue reading

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Chicken Thighs With Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

When my husband found this recipe from the nice folk at EatingWell Magazine and asked me to make it; I had a bit of an ingredient shopping breakdown while at the market. Slivered sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil? Check. Heavy … Continue reading

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Pâté for the New Year!

Some folk maintain that it is good luck to eat beans at the new year. Not me. I believe that any year that ends with, and then the next year begins with peppery, smooth as silk chicken pâté has got … Continue reading

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Herbed Chicken

My husband actually forwarded the basis for this recipe to me from 12tomatoes.com and asked if we could try it. I took a look a look, made a few adjustments – the original called for boneless, skinless chicken breasts and … Continue reading

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Green Beans With Pancetta

When I was in college and visiting my grandmother on her farm in Virginia, one of our favorite meals (well, aside from when Rachel would bring out that huge block o’ chocolate and a knife so we could share it … Continue reading

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Maple & Dijon Marinated Pork Belly

I know, I’ve been doing a lot of pork belly ever since I discovered that Trader Joe’s carries it in easy to handle 12 ounce pre-cooked packages – which saves hours of tedious simmering/braising/what have you before you can get … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup & Dijon Salad Dressing

I was planning the salad for our Thanksgiving Feast: shredded Brussels sprouts and Romaine with roasted beets, sliced shallots, and spiced walnuts; and was looking for a salad dressing that would work with all the flavors, and safe for the … Continue reading

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Marinated Sirloin Steak With Brandy and ‘Shrooms

There was an article in the food section of the paper about flat iron steak, a cut of chuck that, if prepared correctly, is very good and not too, too pricey. I was interested, and heading to the market anyway, … Continue reading

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Garlic & ‘Shroom Scallops

Our local fishmonger and smoke house had some lovely scallops on ice when I stopped in one afternoon, and I thought ‘why not?’. $25 later, I was headed home with a pound of sweet, succulent beauties, and was thinking of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Summer Squash Carpaccio

Don’t wait for summer to try this tasty little salad; made up of yellow and green summer squash (or, to us around here: zucchini and yellow squash) thinly sliced and layered with shallots, lemon juice, olive oil, a bit of … Continue reading

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