A Toast to Peas

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Ingredients   Pea Mash: 1 Lbs English peas 2 teaspoons salt 1 small jalapeno, stem removed 2 cloves roasted garlic 1 Tablespoon Honey Caramelized onions: 1 sweet yellow onion Olive Oil to coat Pan 1 tablespoon salt To assemble: 16 0z Ricotta Cheese 4 oz Extra virgin olive oil 1 cup blanched sugar snap peas […]

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Handmade Ravioli

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Easy recipe for handmade ravioli that you can add you favorite filling inside. Ingredients   Pasta dough recipe from July 9th , 2014 8 oz Ricotta Cheese 2 Egg Yolks Procedure   1.On a generously floured surface split the ball of dough into 2 equal pieces, then roll out dough 1/2 until thumbnail thin 2. […]

Garden Caprese Salad

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Fantastic garden caprese salad made fresh from the garden. Sure to impress your guest. Ingredients 1 Ripe Heirloom Tomato 4 Basil leafs 3 oz Mozzarella Cheese 4 Tablespoons Aged Balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoons Port Red wine Note: per person   Direction 1. Combine Aged Balsamic Vinegar and port red wine in small sauce pan and […]

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Trussed Roasted Chicken

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Ingredients  1 whole chicken 2 yards cooking twine 1 cup herb oil 1 Tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper   Procedure 1. Begin by slicing along the center of the back of the chicken. 2. Cut along the center of the chest of the chicken follow along the rib cage of one side at a time. […]

Twice Fried French Fries

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Ingredients (per person) 1 lbs Russet Potato 1 Litter Canola Oil 1 sprig Rosemary 1 teaspoon Sea Salt Procedure 1. Wash Russet potatoes throughly and pat dry with cloth 2. Slice potatoes 1/4 inch across the widest section. Preheat fryer or pot of oil to 300 degrees Fahrenheit 3. Take 1-2 sections at a time and […]

Summer Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients 1 Cup cooked and cooled Quinoa 1/2 cup garbanzo beans rinsed and de-shelled 1 Avocado 1 Tablespoon Chevre Goat Cheese crumbled 1/4 cup cilantro 1 lemon 1 teaspoon cumin salt to taste pinch pepper Directions Remove stems from cilantro leaves, chop fine Cut avocado in half around the pit, remove pit with spoon remove […]

Cranberry-Chixpea salad

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INGREDIENTS   Salad 1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 cup edamame beans 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow bell peppers 1/2 cup finely red onions 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1/4 cup dried cranberries Dressing 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. […]

Infusing Oils

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Ingredients: 3 oz fresh herbs 8oz olive oil (others work also: coconut & almond) Directions: Chop herbs Add oil Warm mixture in sauce pan Cool Store in air tight container Marinate for at least 24 hours to 1 week prior to use Strain into air tight container and serve

Toasted Quinoa

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Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa water (for cleaning) Serves: 4 Yield: 1cup Directions: Each grain of quinoa (unless pre-washed) is covered in a soapy substance called saponin. It tastes bitter and will affect the taste of your quinoa if you don’t remove it. TO REMOVE THE SAPONIN:.First measure the quinoa and put it into a large bowl. […]