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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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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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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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