Monthly Archives: April 2014

Gluten Free Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Gluten free Ingredients 1 quart canola oil 2 ½ cups corn freshly cut from the cob or frozen and thawed 1 cup gluten free masa harina (corn flour) 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons minced

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Tom Collins Cocktail

Tom Collins

Ingredients 2 fluid ounces gin 2 fluid ounces lemon juice 1 fluid ounce simple syrup 1 dash bitters 1 cup ice cubes ¼ cup cold club soda 1 slice lemon, for garnish 1 maraschino cherry Directions Fill a cocktail shaker

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Chicago Style Italian Roast Beef

Beef Roast Chicago Sandwich Sweet Peppers

Ingredients 1 – 4 lb. top sirloin roast, fat trimmed to ¼ inch 4 teaspoons garlic powder 4 teaspoons dried basil 4 teaspoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon black pepper 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 onion, chopped fine 3 garlic cloves,

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Linguine with Shiitake Cream Sauce

Linguine with Shiitake Cream Sauce

Vegetarian Ingredients 5 to 6 dried shiitake mushrooms 1 ½ cups water 1 lb. uncooked linguine 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup dry white wine 1 cup whipping cream Directions In a bowl, cover shiitakes with

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Chicken with White Beans and Tomatoes

Chicken with White Beans and Tomatoes

Ingredients 2 – 15 ½ ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed 1 pint grape tomatoes 4 sprigs fresh thyme 4 sprigs fresh oregano, plus leaves for garnish 2 garlic cloves, smashed ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher

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Cowboy Beans

Beans Cowboy

  Ingredients 1 lb. (2 ½ cups) dried pinto beans, picked over and rinsed 4 slices bacon, chopped fine 1 onion, chopped fine 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup brewed coffee ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce ⅓ cup

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Sex on the Beach

Sex on the Beach

Ingredients 1 ounce melon liqueur 1 ounce peach schnapps 1 ounce vodka Orange juice Pineapple Juice Splash cranberry juice Maraschino cherry Pineapple Wedge Directions Fill chimney glass with ice and add melon liqueur, peach schnapps and vodka. Add equal parts

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Syracuse Salt Potatoes

Potatoes Syracuse Salt

Syracuse Salt Potatoes originated in Syracuse New York in the mid 1800’s.  Irish immigrants would cook unpeeled new potatoes in huge vats filled with boiling salt water.  The reason for cooking potatoes in heavily salted water is that the boiling point

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Fried Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese Fried

Ingredients 1 lb. uncooked elbow macaroni ¼ cup butter ½ cup milk 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, shredded 4 ounces smokes Gouda cheese, shredded 2 ounces American cheese, shredded Canola oil for deep frying ½ cup all-purpose flour 4 eggs,

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Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Salad Vietnamese Chicken

Ingredients Marinate Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Dressing Ingredients ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup lime juice

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