spinach Tag

29 Dec

Get Ducked Up this New Year

[caption id="attachment_6418" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Asian inspired duck over crispy yellow squash pancake and wilted greens[/caption] We all survived the Mayan apocalypse. Now, it is a time for new beginings and celebrations. So start this New Year  by getting good and ducked up. If you have not...

09 Aug

The King of Scotland

Peaches are the Queen of the current season. And who better should the Queen accompany than the King? My awesome local fishmonger, Steve, introduced us to a rare dignitary: Scottish King Salmon. Flown in fresh, this king salmon was an awesome beauty. He was allowed a last...

06 Aug

Get Your Wellies On

It is fresh scallop season locally. That means succulent deep sea scallops the size of your fist. But what do you do when you have fresh sea scallops and a bit of a craving for Wellington? Simple, you make scallop wellies!  Each tender and slightly...

23 Jul

Get Porked!

Got pork? Why not? Pork is great. Wonderfully lean, rich in protein and other vitamins and nutrients this package is most importantly incredibly delicious. Here boneless center cut loin chops are pounded thin, seasoned and filled with brie, prosciutto and a puree of spinach and...

28 Feb

Left-overs!

Here's a little bit of leftovers, veal, puff pastry, morels, truffled foie gras, etc. What to do? Why Veal Wellington (with morel and mushroom duxelle mixed with truffled foie gras) with a demi-glace pan sauce, truffled parma fries and spinach. Who says leftovers are boring? ...

19 Sep

A Taste of Fall

Here's a recipe that speaks of fall: Pan-seared duck breast with chanterelle mushroom champagne sauce over sauteed spinach and pan fried new potatoes. The fall brings the harvest of grapes, and the champagne sauce here contains some champagne grapes (usually available at markets that carry...

28 Apr

Lindsey’s Luscious Lamb

There was a lot of help for today’s post. First I borrowed some alliteration from Christo over at Chez What for the title. Then we had a little leftover Easter lamb; that scrumptious cherry balsamic apple wood smoked lamb (video from nationally syndicated Southern Living’s...

07 Feb

Irish Oysters

Here's a delicious meal, perfect for Valentine's Day or St. Patrick's Day. This dish uses some fresh oysters, breaded and deep-fried then served over some lightly sautéed spinach and Swiss chard. That hunk of green deliciousness  is placed upon a truly Irish base of root mash consisting...

17 Jan

Spanikosquidward

[caption id="attachment_3489" align="aligncenter" width="510" caption="Served on a watercress puree"][/caption]   As we mentioned in an earlier post, fresh squid is a true treat, and while fried calamari is delicious it can be so much more. Here we took our spanikopita filling and used it to stuff the...