Recipes

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

  Mushroom Risotto 3 cups Vegetable or Chicken Stock3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided1 cup Onion, diced 1/2"1 cups Arborio Rice, no substitutions½ cup Chardonnay2 Shallots, diced 1/2"¼ cup Sundried Tomatoes cut into very fine julienne1 - 1/2...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken Garam Masala (make it or buy already ground):1 large Bay leaf½ Cinnamon Sticks10 Whole Green Cardamom Pods1 teaspoon whole black peppercorn1 tablespoon Whole Cumin Seeds1 tablespoon Coriander Seeds1 Whole Small Nutmeg1 teaspoon Whole CloveMarinade for...

Skirt Steak

Skirt Steak

  I ½ to 2 pounds Skirt SteakFor the Marinade:5 whole Garlic Cloves3 to 4 Thyme Sprigs3 to 4 Rosemary Sprigs¼ cup Sherry Vinegar½ cup Garlic, Tuscan Herbs or Extra Virgin Olive Oil¼ cup Soy Sauce¼ cup Worcester sauceBlack Pepper and Salt to tasteFor the...

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

4 to 6 Bell Peppers, depending on their size2 cups Rice cooked1 large Onion diced1 pound Italian Spicy Sausage, casing removed4 to 6 ounces Mushrooms slicedAbout 2 tablespoons Rosemary, Oregano and Thyme. freshly chopped (if you have them otherwise add your favorite...

Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin

  Tarte Tatin 5 to 6 peeled and cored Granny Smith Apples, cut into quarters and kept in lemon water until ready to use¾ cup Sugar4 ounces ButterApple Jelly or Apricot JamPowdered Sugar Preheat Oven to 425°F / 220°CMake the dry caramel in an oven proof non-stick...

Pork Chops

Pork Chops

  Pork Chops For the Chops:2 large Rib Pork ChopsBrine the Chops:8 to 10 Juniper Berries crushed3 to 4 Garlic Cloves crushed1/4 cup Salt2 tablespoons Soy Sauce2 tablespoons Sherry Vinegar2 tablespoons Brown Sugar33 ounces / 1 liter approx. Cold WaterFor the...

Osso Bucco

Osso Bucco

  2 large Osso Bucco2 cups Flour for dusting¼ cup fine Corn Meal, optional2 tablespoons Garlic Olive Oil or Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 large Onion diced2 cups Carrots cut into ¾ inch pieces2 cups Celery cut into ¾ inch pieces12 cloves of Garlic1 tablespoon Thyme...

Poke Bowl

Poke Bowl

  Poke Bowl Prepare the Tuna:1 ½ pound of FRESH Tuna or Salmon cut into very small dice, about ¼”2 Green Onions sliced thin¼ cup Shallots finely diced¼ cup Tangerine or Orange Juice2 tablespoons good quality Toasted Sesame Oil¼ cup San-J Tamari Soy Sauce¼ cup...

Chicken Dinner

Chicken Dinner

  Chicken Dinner 2 tablespoons Pesto Olive Oil4 Chicken Legs or Breast skin on and bones in2 cups Onion diced1 tablespoon Thyme or Oregano, Rosemary or Basil freshly chopped1 ½ tablespoons Cajun Seasoning2 tablespoons Garlic chopped2 x 28 ounces can Tomatoes...

San Francisco Cioppino

San Francisco Cioppino

  2 tablespoons Garlic Olive Oil1 ½ cups Onion (diced)1 cup Fennel small diced1 Green Bell Pepper small julienne1 Red Bell Pepper small julienne1 small Jalapeno Pepper6 Green Scallions cut into ¼ inch slices green part and white part separated2 tablespoons Garlic...