Baked Tilapia-Stuffed Acorn Squash-Beets And Greens For Dinner

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Baked Tilapia-Stuffed Acorn Squash-Beets And Greens For Dinner ~ Richard Hudson I thawed a few frozen Tilapia fillets about an hour and a half before I intended to put them in the oven. Once thawed I sprinkled on a little lemon pepper, some dried dill and tarragon, added a little butter and the juice from a […]

Today’s Recipe – Polenta with Mushrooms

  by Alfredo Zotti You will need some Shiitake mushrooms. You can buy them dry at the supermarket. All you need to do is put them in some salty warm water and leave them for a while. After an hour or so, rinse them and slice them with a sharp knife. For the polenta, you […]

Today’s Recipe – Baked Stuffed Potatoes

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  by Alfredo Zotti Cut three large potatoes in halves and with a small spoon, carefully scoop out the potato flesh, leaving six potato shells with a bit of flesh and skin. Squeeze with your hands the potato flesh that you have scooped out. You should see a real lot of water come out. Place […]

Today’s Recipe: Vegetarian Pizza

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by Alfredo Zotti Pizza Base For the pizza base, you will need: Approximately 7g sachet of dry yeast 1 cup of water (just a normal tea cup) 2 and ½ cups of flour A pinch or about ½ teaspoon of sugar Procedure Mix the yeast in the water and add the sugar; Introduce one cup […]

Chocolate Rose Truffles on a Spoon!

Choc Truffle

Ganache Ingredients  ½ c heavy cream 8 oz chopped bittersweet chocolate 1 t rose water pinch of salt Also- 6 oz chopped dark chocolate 12-18 teaspoons   Place the chopped bittersweet chocolate in a heat resistant bowl (stainless steel is good) Scald your cream in a heavy saucepan, then pour the cream over the chocolate […]

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Caramel Popcorn

Ingredients 1 c popcorn for popping 1 c plus 2 T sugar 1 c plus 2 T agave syrup ¼ c water 1# bittersweet chocolate, grated ¼ t salt Line baking sheet with parchment paper & set aside. Pop your popcorn. Place the sugar, agave syrup & water in a 2 quart heavy bottomed saucepan […]

Chicken Cannellini Bean Chili

Chicken Cannellini Bean Chili

  Sprinkle one and one half cups of diced chicken breast with 1 teaspoon salt. In 6-quart Dutch oven or equivalent pot, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil on medium-high until very hot. Add chicken to Dutch oven in 2 batches, and cook 6 minutes per batch or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally […]

Tarragon-Peppered Gravlax Recipe 6-8

Salmon Gravlax

  Ingredients 3# Sockeye salmon, filleted & pinbones removed      2 T brown sugar 2 t crushed black pepper                                             1-2 T brandy, gin, aquavit or vodka 3 T salt 1 T tarragon leaves 1 T dill   Lay salmon, skin side down, on a plate. Sprinkle with salt, pepper & sugar. Spread dill and tarragon all […]