Chef Luca and the blueberry sage duck sausage....

Here are some absolutely amazing dishes with Dr. Mike's Grassroots Gourmet Brand Blueberry Sage Duck Sausage prepared by my good friend, and chef extraordinaire, Luca Paris. If you have not checked out his great television show, A Culinary Journey, here's you chance. While there, subscribe and enjoy-he's an fantastic talent!!

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Southern Living's Dayime TV

For those that missed our appearance several weeks ago on Southern Living's Daytime TV, here's the clip. Enjoy! [wpvideo 87CslUn3]

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The Fool on the Strawberry Hill

What better way to open the month of April, which welcomes us as fools (and I with a total malapropism of Beatles classics) than with the Foole of Strawberries. Strawberries are a treat; delicious sun sweetened harbingers of the bounty to come, they are among the first of fruits to give yield. They are also among the top five…

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Champagne Sauce

By popular request, here is the recipe for both recent champagne sauces we posted (one with duck breast and one with butternur squash gnocchi) and the  one we  discussed on the recent NPR radio interview . Chanterelle Mushroom Champagne Sauce 2 Tbs. shallot, finely minced 2 Tbs. butter 8 ounces of champagne 1 ounce dried chanterelle mushrooms…

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Fall Flavors

One of the great fall flavors I remember is lobster. Visiting Maine in the fall after the other tourists have left gives you the feel of a wilderness getting ready to rest. The leaves have changed and a jacket is definitely required after sundown. The air is damp and heavy with a mix of salt and…

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Pumpkin and Sage Crusted Spiced Chevre Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Persimmon Glaze

  This a dish that brings home a host of fall flavors in a most delicious way. 2-3 pound pork tenderloin Butcher’s twine Pork Tenderloin Stuffing 5 oz chevre 1/8 tsp mace 1/8 tsp ground clove ½ tsp ground allspice ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground cumin Combine all the ingredients together in  abowl…

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Sage infused grilled duck breast

 [tweetmeme source=”WCWD” only_single=false] I love duck. I especially love grilled duck. With the scent of Fall on the breeze blowing in, I wanted a scent of sage on that grilled duck. To achieve that, we used a technique I saw local islanders use when I visited the Greek and Turkish Isles several years ago. When allowing the…

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House Calls Menu

   [tweetmeme source=”WCWD” only_single=false]  As promised we will post the menu, as well of some food pics from the show's taping last week. Starter- Shiitake Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Enjoy! Basic Pasta Dough Recipe 6-7 oz Shitake Mushroom 2 oz White wine 1 tsp Lemon zest 2 Tbs Mascarpone cheese 3 Tbs finely chopped parsley…

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