Carrot Puree Recipe

November 4, 2019 0 Comments
Carrot Puree Recipe

How to Make Incredible Carrot Puree My wife loves to prepare recipes from the Wall Street Journal’s “Slow Cooking Fast”. Last week we enjoyed a must try salmon with quick-pickled vegetables and carrot puree. It was “as good as it gets”! What makes a meal as good as it gets? Easy, if I were served […]

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Root Vegetable Balsamic Sauce Recipe

November 1, 2019 0 Comments
Root Vegetable Balsamic Sauce Recipe

This sauce is multi-dimensional. How to Prepare Root Vegetable Balsamic Sauce This is a great time of year to use up some of your root vegetables to make a sauce that works well with duck, pork or game birds. The root vegetables provide a deep and earthy flavor while the balsamic vinegar a touch of […]

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All About Salad Greens

October 29, 2019 0 Comments
All About Salad Greens

A Look at Salad Greens & Why We Care “A cold dish of various mixtures of raw or cooked vegetables served with a dressing”. When I hear “salad”, I think of a bed of lettuce with random other ingredients sprinkled on top.  It seems like the “bed of lettuce” has become more variable and exotic […]

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Paprika Sauce Recipe

October 24, 2019 0 Comments
Paprika Sauce Recipe

Paprika is ground red peppers. There are sweet and hot varieties. Hungarian paprika is considered the best but Spanish paprika is excellent as well. Best Served With: chicken recipes or over a bed of noodles How to Prepare Paprika Sauce   PrintPaprika Sauce Recipe Ingredients2 cups chicken stock 3 shallots, minced 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 […]

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Spanish Shrimp and Rice Recipe

October 22, 2019 0 Comments
Spanish Shrimp and Rice Recipe

A simple Spanish shrimp and rice dish is easy to make when in a hurry if you have the right ingredients. And you probably have most of them in your cupboard right now. How to Make Spanish Shrimp & Rice to Perfection Let me start out by saying Spanish rice is not from Spain and […]

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Red Pepper Sauce – Albufera Sauce

October 17, 2019 0 Comments
Red Pepper Sauce – Albufera Sauce

The Albufera is a freshwater lagoon and estuary on the Gulf of Valencia coast in eastern Spain. The sauce was thought to be named after one of Nepoleon’s general, Louis Gabriel Suchet, the “duc d’Albufera”. This sauce is made with glace de viande which is nothing more than basic brown beef or veal stock reduced […]

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Sauce Supreme Recipe

October 14, 2019 1 Comment
Sauce Supreme Recipe

Sauce Supreme is basically a veloute sauce enriched with heavy cream. You’ll start to notice that many of the classic French sauces are derivatives of one of the 5 Mother Sauces.   How to Prepare a Delicious Sauce Supreme Some chefs take it a step further and enhance it with mushroom flavor. This can certainly […]

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Mushroom Conversions Equivalents and Substitutions

October 11, 2019 0 Comments
Mushroom Conversions Equivalents and Substitutions

Mushrooms can be found in many of the recipes on reluctantgourmet.com but they come in all measurements. In this post, I look at the many mushroom conversions, equivalents and substitutions you may come across when you are cooking with them.   How to Convert Mushrooms for Your Recipes We love mushrooms in our house and […]

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Mustard Tarragon Butter Sauce Recipe

October 9, 2019 0 Comments
Mustard Tarragon Butter Sauce Recipe

Here you have a simple but delicious pan sauce that can be served with grilled boneless chicken breasts or a fresh piece of fish. The combination of mustard with chopped tarragon and butter works perfectly for preparing this extremely easy sauce. How to Prepare a Delicious Mustard Tarragon Butter Sauce   PrintMustard Tarragon Butter Sauce […]

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Dried Cherry Cognac Sauce

October 7, 2019 0 Comments
Dried Cherry Cognac Sauce

If you are looking for a great sauce to serve with steak, pork tenderloin or duck, look no further. This Dried Cherry Cognac Sauce is easy to prepare and has magnificent flavor. How to Prepare Dried Cherry Cognac Sauce Cognac is a type of brandy from the Cognac region of France and considered by many […]

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