Day Five: Spicy Shrimp Cakes with Mash and Sautéed Green Beans

For Day Five it’s a spicy trip to the Chesapeake Bay. Simple sautéed shrimp are elevated with some classic Mediterranean style spices, herbs and a touch of heat. Once the shrimp salad (recipe follows) is finished, form about eight ounces in to four two-ounce patties (reserve the remaining two ounces of salad for ravioli stuffing).  Dredge the patties…

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Parker House Rules

Actually, it is Parker House Rolls, but since the rolls rule it all works out just fine. By request, here is the recipe along with a pictorial guide for you to make your own amazing rolls this holiday season. A warning, though, these are the leavened equivalent of crack cocaine. Dr. Mike’s Parker House Rolls…

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Duck, Duck, Confit

This is an inspired post. Inspired because my good friend, Chef Luca Paris (http://lucaparis.com/)  posted a picture of his amazing duck confit appetizer. After  cleaning up the drool, and being several hundred miles from his restaurant; I was forced to go about creating my own version. Adding a little seasonality, I placed the duck confit…

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Buckwheat cakes

A feast  of fall flavors should extend to every meal of the day! Here’s a delicious weekend breakfast or brunch idea. Instead of the usual pancakes, try some buckwheat cakes. Buckwheat is actually not a wheat, but a type of seed, being related to sorrels and rhubarb; a great fact for those looking to reduce…

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Sweet Dessert

Here is a great and easy dessert that we served at The Event at The ‘Bu: Lavender Madeleines dipped in chocolate ganache. You can make the batter the night before then just bake and dip prior to serving; this petite cakes with a touch of lavender are a sweet, relaxing treat!

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