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Smoke? Fire? Deviled Eggs.

By on June 18, 2011

It’s getting summertime.   Let’s head out on the patio.  Watch the city roll by with a nice chilly cocktail, maybe a Greyhound.  And a little something something to nosh on.  Like a plate of well-seasoned creamy deviled eggs.  Hey now.  Spicy.  Smokey.  That’s what I’m talking about.
Those in…


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Family Meal

One more 80’s food post? Cue the Man Quiche.

By on June 10, 2011

Did you think I might have one more 80’s food post?  Well, can I totally kill Home Sweet Home at the 2:00 a.m. after-party karaoke?   That’s what I thought.   So pop the Mötley Crüe cassette tape into the yellow plastic Walkman and head bang your way into the…


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Salad Course

Caesar Salad – still rockin’ the 80’s here at GHT

By on June 4, 2011

The 80’s Steaks Diane post was so much fun that I felt compelled to once again crank up the Whitesnake, pull on the parachute pants and pop-lock/robot my way into the kitchen to trot out another 80’s favorite — the Caesar salad.  Alright alright.
The Prep:
Ok let’s start with the…


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Family Meal

Steaks Diane – 80’s Night Baby!

By on May 27, 2011

So cue up the Night Ranger.  Feather up the hair.  Peg-leg the jeans, and break out the Adidas Sambas.  Let’s take it on back, people.   Back when Atari was big, and so were Steaks Diane.  Let’s get it on, 80’s style!
The Prep:

Prime ribeyes, trimmed and halved.  Pounded out…


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Holiday Meal

Easter Dinner Part III – Lamb and Gravy

By on May 21, 2011

Ok, people.   On to the lamb and gravy.   We are rolling out a leg of lamb this year, which was kind of shocking in its size upon arrival.   Boneless, and still over 9 pounds!  Wow, I hope everyone really likes lamb.
The Prep:
The night before, create a…


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Dinner party Holiday Meal

Easter Dinner Part II – Tri-Butter Veggie Platter

By on May 14, 2011

So we are done with the soup and popover course, on to the main meal! Let’s start with the veggie platter – three veg with three different compound butters:

Green Beans with Orange Butter
Cauliflower with Caper Butter
Carrots with Dill Butter

 
As in the prior course, most of this is do-ahead…


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Easter Dinner – Popover and Soup Course

By on May 5, 2011

So for this one, we are going on the road.  I’ve packed my stick blender and my popover pan.  Ready to rock-n-roll this Easter dinner.  Let’s take this a course at a time, the next post will start the main meal.  I’ll exclude the appies/finger foods here, but we…


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Pork Tenderloins on the Grill – Allegedly. March 2011

By on April 12, 2011

Ready to start the summer a bit early.   So let’s hit the shared grills on the roof deck.  The hitch – turns out the building doesn’t turn the gas on for the grills until April.  Would have been nice to have known that before I got up there ready…


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Saturday Greenmarket Brunch – Early March 2011

By on April 12, 2011

Struggled with the 9:30 Soul Survivor class up in Union Square, but got through it and back out into our chilly city.   Hungry and ready for a stroll through the greenmarket.  No real plan, we’ll see what looks good.   Half a skim latte later, here’s the haul:

Fresh Eggs

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