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Tater Tot Love

By on December 12, 2016

Make the 1980’s middle school cafeteria your dinner party….

Leftover mashed from T-Day.  Beat up with a few eggs, S&P and a whole lot of grated parm.  A spoonful or so flour.   Roll into tot-shape, you know the one.   Toss in some breadcrumbs, chill for a bit in the…


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Appies Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving Appie Course

By on December 1, 2016

T-day appie course — Fresh Shucked Montauk Pearls with Mignonette, Deviled Eggs, Crunchy Peanut Butter Stuffed Medjool Dates….


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Appies Brunch Cocktails

Blistered Shishitos, Chilled Oysters and the Perfect Cocktail Sauce

By on January 3, 2016

Here’s an appy course to rock your New Year.  Pour a nice glass of cold Sancerre.  Fire up some blistered shishitos, tossed with some S&P and a bit of garlic powder.  Shuck a fat icy plate of chilled oysters — maybe some Bluepoints and Montauk Pearls.   And however gauche, I’ll still…


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Dad-Daughter Dumplings

By on June 20, 2015

Ok, mostly daughter dumplings. But I did add value in an advisory capacity.  A nice project together: 

She riffed off a Cooking Channel recipe you can find here.  Briefly sauté minced ginger, scallions and garlic in sesame oil.  Mix into ground pork with an egg, a bit of 5 spice…


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Truffled Edamame Dip

By on November 15, 2014

Edamame.  With earthy funky truffles.  In dip format… 

Edamame steamed in an half inch of boiling water.  Shelled, into processor with a splash of the steaming water, S&P.  While processor is running, drizzle in some olive oil until it’s a nice consistency.  Then a bit of fresh squeezed lemon juice…


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Where you at, Pimento Cheese?

By on May 31, 2014

Oh – riding a saltine right into my mouth.  

Shredded sharp cheddar and pepper jack, mayo, chopped pimentos (or piquillo, as here), pickled jalapeño, chopped white onion.  Into 325º oven until bubbly, like 20 or 30 mins.  Let cool a bit – it’ll sear your face off right out of…


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Appies Desserts

Pro’s and Go’s – a Sweet Treat and a Savory Treat

By on April 20, 2014

Profiteroles and Gougeres: same start, different end.  A choux paste base, unique as twice cooked – once on stovetop and again in oven. First the gougeres –the base dough plus finely grated Gruyère cheese mixed in, and topped with grated Romano.  Perfect cheesy puffs, served warm alongside chilled Champs:

 

 

One for…


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Appies Dinner party

Quail Egg Canapé

By on December 27, 2013

Like a lot of miniature things, quail eggs are fun.  Served these as an appetizer during a family visit over the Thanksgiving weekend:
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Slice a baguette thinly, brush with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder.  Into a 350º oven until lightly toasted and…


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Appies Holiday Meal

Christmas Curried Pumpkin and Green Apple Soup

By on December 7, 2013

Who doesn’t love a soup course, especially when it’s this easy…

Rough chop a leek, sauté in butter a little while.  Add one peeled chopped Granny Smith apple, let that go for a while.  Drop in a can of pumpkin flesh, cover with chicken stock.  Nail it with the curry powder, and…

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