Monthly Archives: February 2011

Manilla Clams with Coconut Lemon Grass, Thai Curry and Ginger

2 T Canola oil 2 inch piece of ginger, smashed with back side of knife 1 stalk lemon grass, remove first layer and cut on bias into 2 inch pieces Lime zest 1 tsp Thai Red Curry Paste (gonlongol) 2 … Continue reading

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Grilled Pesto Veggie Pizza Portabello Mushroom Caps

Spread pesto sauce onto marinated portabello mushroom caps cover pesto with thinly sliced black olives, sliced cherry tomatoes and minced garlic. Add tiny dollops of ricotta cheese over veggies. Sprinkle with goat or mozzarella cheese or both if you like. … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Portabello Pizza

In the best of plans, before I leave for work in the morning, I marinade the mushroom caps in a ziplock back and upon returning home from work, they are ready to go. 8 large portabello mushroom caps – marinade … Continue reading

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Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms with Pickled Beets, Goat Cheese and Walnuts

If you want to make appetizers, just use the baby portabellos instead of the big guys. Ingredients 1 jar (16 ounces) Whole Pickled Beets 4 large portobello mushrooms (about 1 pound) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper … Continue reading

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Portabello Mushrooms with Tomato Bruschetta

My this makes me hungry. Trying to stay away from carbs? How about Tomato Bruschetta on a Grilled or Oven Roasted Portabello. Heavenly. Clean the mushrooms by wiping with a towel. Remove the stem so you have a flat mushroom … Continue reading

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Tuscan Tomato Basil Bisque

Definately one of my favorite soups. And, I love this soup served with grilled cheese sandwiches or any half sandwich. Happy lunching. 2 tablespoons butter or extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28-ounce) can whole … Continue reading

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Mom’s White Bread

MOTHER’S BEST HOMEMADE WHITE BREAD 5 Cups scalded milk (or 5 Cups warm water with 25 Tablespoons instant dry milk–then you don’t need to scald it) 6 Tablespoons sugar 1 Tablespoon yeast 1/2 Cup warm water 6 Tablespoons shortening, melted … Continue reading

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Chili Verde – Quick!

I am craving Chili Verde. Planned on going to breakfast Sunday morning, but opted for an american restaurant. I need chili verde now! I do have pork loin roast that Dennis cooked on Friday night, and I have a can … Continue reading

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Fried Potatoes and Chorizo

Twenty years ago, Dennis and I would go to Mrs. Olson’s on Hollywood Beach, and have these potatoes. This little place always had a swarm of people with coffee cups in hand waiting for a table. We loved taking a … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes with Black Walnut Oil

Ingredients 6 baking potatoes, peeled, cut crosswise 7 tbs Black Walnut Oil Choose a fresh herb and highlight it in your potatoes: (basil, chives, thyme, garlic confit – all are wonderful) Directions Place potatoes in large pot. Cover with cold … Continue reading

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