Recipes

Strawberry Gelato Recipe

June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Fresh Seasonal Strawberries Make For Great Gelato By now you know I am the proud owner of a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker given to me by my neighbors Bob and Barbara for my recent birthday and I’ve been experimenting with it to learn how to make great homemade ice cream and […]

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Pineapple Shrimp Recipe

June 25, 2014 3 Comments
Pineapple Shrimp Recipe

Photo by Maddie Jones (iphone) Maddie’s Pineapple Shrimp Recipe by Maddie Jones Now that school is out for the summer, I have time to cook, so a few days ago I decided to cook whatever was around for lunch. I remembered that there was some delicious looking pineapple in the fridge, which was just begging […]

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Rhubarb Chutney Recipe

June 23, 2014 3 Comments
Rhubarb Chutney Recipe

Rhubarb Chutney – A Condiment for All Seasons When you think of rhubarb do you think of rhubarb pie? I think of the small farm next to our house where every few years they grew rhubarb and as kids we use to play hide and seek under the big leaves. Every once in a while […]

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Chocolate Macadamia Nut Gelato Recipe

June 17, 2014 3 Comments
Chocolate Macadamia Nut Gelato Recipe

Who Know Making Home-Made Gelato Was So Easy….and So Much Fun For my birthday, my wife threw a party in our back yard and we made pizza in a wood burning oven. One of my neighbors came over with a giant box and said don’t drop it and don’t turn it upside down. At the […]

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Watercress Orange and Parsnip Salad Recipe

June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Watercress Orange and Parsnip Salad Recipe

This is another recipe from our friends at Blue Ribbon that is part of a glazed salmon meal we prepared this week. The salmon was incredible and I’ll post my version later in the week, but we all enjoyed this simple watercress salad recipe that was served as a side dish (even the kids).  At […]

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Grilled Salmon Steaks with Lemon and Dill Recipe

May 30, 2014 3 Comments
Grilled Salmon Steaks with Lemon and Dill Recipe

    How to Grill Salmon Using Cedar Planks Last week I told you about a dinner party for some friends where my wife chose a menu from one of our cooking magazines and we prepared it in its entirety. I shared with you the Grilled Eggplant Caponata and now I’d like to share the Salmon […]

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Grilled Eggplant Caponata Recipe

May 20, 2014
Grilled Eggplant Caponata Recipe

   Grilled Aubergine Caponata This weekend my wife & I hosted a dinner party for some friends including our youngest daughter’s confirmation mentor. We wanted to prepare something special so my wife dug through some of my old Food & Wine mags and found this California Grilled Feast in a 2012 summer edition. As she […]

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How to Broil Lobster Tails

May 14, 2014 2 Comments
How to Broil Lobster Tails

Learn the Secrets to Great Broiled Lobster Tails For Mother’s Day, my wife was in the mood for a lobster dinner so I picked up a few lobster tails on my Costco run last weekend. Unfortunately, they only had warm water lobster tails for sale and I prefer cold water lobster.  You can read all […]

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Soupe au Pistou Recipe

May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Soupe au Pistou Recipe

   Vegetable Soup with Basil and Garlic This simple and delicious vegetable soup is from the 1994 cookbook Backroad Bistros, Farmhouse Fare – A French Country Cookbook by Jane Sigal. Jane is a “journalist, author, editor, recipe developer and teacher” who lived in France for 12 years and went to culinary school at Ecole de […]

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Lettuce Soup Recipe

April 21, 2014 11 Comments
Lettuce Soup Recipe

Incredibly Simple Yet Amazingly Tasty We enjoyed a great meal at the home of one of our oldest daughter’s friends recently. To start the meal Cathy served this lettuce soup recipe from her Grandma Marilyn. When I first heard we were having “lettuce” soup I thought to myself this isn’t going to taste like much […]

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