Crab Artichoke Dip

February 15, 2021

MIX TOGETHER & BAKE in 10-12 inch skillet/ dish 425º, 15-20 minutes.

SERVE WITH sliced baguette, drizzle slices with olive oil, S&P, rub with garlic clove. BAKE 350º 10 Minutes

• 8 oz cream cheese (or neufchâtel , add Boursin)

• 1 C mayo

• 1 1/2 C shredded Monterey Jack cheese (split, half into mixture, rest sprinkled on top )

• 1/2 C fresh grated Parmesan cheese

• 1 14 oz can artichoke hearts finely chopped

• 2 cloves garlic minced

•12 oz crab meat (or lump crab meat canned)

• 2 green onions thinly sliced

• 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

S &P

• 2 TB chopped parsley

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BAKE 375º 30 minutes

• 8 oz crab meat/lump crab

• 1 can (14oz) chopped artichoke hearts

• 1/2 C chopped red bell pepper

• 8 oz neufchâtel (cream cheese) ADD some Boursin and Parmesan

• 1/2 C mayo

• 4 TB chopped chives (save 2 TB to sprinkle on top after baked)

• 1TB lemon juice

• 2 tsp worcestershire

• 1/4 tsp salt

BonAppetite 2020 Bake 375

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter – Melted

Mix dry ingredients together:

  • 1/2 C (125g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C (63g) buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 tsp Diamond Crystal or 3/4 tsp Morton kosher salt
  • 6 oz bitter sweet chocolate (65-75% cacao) (bars, wafer,disks/pistoles) Chop and reserve a handful in small bowl for later.
  • 2/3 C (133g) light brown sugar
  • 1/2 C (100g) granulated sugar

Scrape melted butter into sugar bowl, whisk ~ 30 seconds.

  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Add egg, yolks, one at a time, whisking, to butter/sugar mixture. Add vanilla.

Add dry ingredients to butter/sugar/egg mixture.

Add chocolate, gently mix in.

Cover , refrigerate 2 hours covered

Bake 375

  • 2 TB dough rolled into balls, 5 pcs per baking sheet lined with parchment. Press 1-2 pcs chocolate on top of each ball.(vertical ok).
  • 2 cookie sheets at a time.
  • Bake 8-10 min total. At 4 min, rotate sheets top to bottom, front to back.
  • Pull baking sheets out of oven, tap on stove, sprinkle with salt.
  • Let cool on baking sheets 5 min, transfer to wire rack.
  • Continue baking on cooled baking sheet/ flip parchment.

From Gioia restaurant. delicious  great with just about anything or by itself .

Ingredients:

  • Avocado sliced
  • arugula
  • golden raisins
  • Farro cooked
  • radish sliced thin
  • Pecorino cheese shaved
  • almonds toasted, chopped
  • shallot
  • sherry vinegar (walnut oil if available)

Chicken salad sandwich

July 2, 2020

WSJ Caroline Glover 2019, serves 4

  • 2 lb rotisserie chicken
  • ½ Shallot minced
  • kosher salt
  • 2 TB rice vinegar
  • 1/2 – 2/3 C mayonnaise (or aioli)
  • 3 TB Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 C chopped cilantro
  • ½ C minced apricots
  • 1 TB dried English mustard powder
  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • 1 yellow tomato sliced
  • 8 butter lettuce leaves
  1. pickle minced shallots 5 min (pinch salt, rice vinegar). Drain.
  2. tear chicken into bite size pieces. Add mayonnaise,mustard, cilantro, apricots and drained shallots.
  3. Halve ciabatta rolls, toast.
  4. spread chicken salad over bottom, top with tomato, add lettuce leaves.

Tuscan Bean Kale Soup

April 4, 2020

Samin Nosrat 2018, 5C ~ 4 servings

 

A. Sautée 15 minutes:

  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 stalk celery diced (1/3 C)
  • 1 C carrots diced
  • 1 Bay leaf

B. Hole in middle of pot, add & sautée 30 sec.

  • 1 TB oil
  • 1 garlic clove

C. Add tomatoes and cook until jammy (8 mins):

  • 1 C canned crushed tomatoes

D. Add beans & liquid & half of parmesan, 2 splashes olive oil (~¼ C) & simmer

  • 1 ½ C cooked cannellini beans (keep ½ C liquid)
  • 2 C chicken stock
  • ¼ ounce parmesan

E. Add Kale & cabbage simmer 20 min then Remove Bay leaf before serving.

  • Thin slice 3 C kale
  • 1 ½ C savoy or Napa cabbage

Waldorf salad

June 10, 2019

classic waldorf salad

  • 3 apples chopped
  • ½ C golden raisins
  • ½ C walnuts
  • 1 C celery
  • chicken (optional)
  • ½ C mayo
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

 

 

QED WSJ June 2-19

 

  • buy some crab cakes
  • shred or buy coleslaw mix  (cabbage, carrots, etc)
  • chopped mint

DRESSING – mix and let sit 15 minutes

  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ C lemon juice
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon
  • 1 small shallot chopped
  • 8 TB olive oil

QED WSJ June 2019 Svgs 4-6

1 can chickpeas (15 oz) drained, 2 tsp oil S&P, roasted 425º 15 minutes

Mix together:

  • 3 TB oil
  • 2 Tb red wine vingar
  • 2 C diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ C diced cucumber
  • ½ C diced red pepper
  • ½ C diced yellow pepper
  • ¼ C diced red onion
  • ¼ C chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 TB chopped fresh mint
  • 4 Belgian endives, cleaned and separated
  • 1 C feta

Tarragon Dijon Chicken

January 17, 2019

Williams Sonoma? Svgs 4-6

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 TB oil
  • 2 LB ~6 skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 TB chopped shallots
  • 3/4 C dry white wine
  • 2/3 C chicken broth
  • 6 TB (3oz) Cream
  • 3 TB Dijon mustard
  • 2 TB chopped tarragon

DIRECTIONS

  1. 2 TB oil, sauté chicken thighs ~ 5 min/side, transfer to plate, pour off fat.
  2. Med-hi, 1 TB oil, 3 TB shallots soften ~ 2min.
  3. Stir in 3/4C wine, simmer, reduce by half ~ 3min.
  4. Add 2/3C broth, 6TB cream & 3 TB Dijon, reduce heat, simmer 4 min,
  5. Add Tarragon
  6. Return chicken to pan, cook until chicken warmed

5 Minute Hummus

January 16, 2019

The Week 2018.  Makes 4 Cups

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 garlic clove
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1 (16oz) jar Tahini )or buy bulk at rainbow
  • 1 TBs salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 -1½ C ice water
  • 2 (15 oz) cans drained, rinsed chickpeas

DIRECTIONS – use food processor

  • Garlic & lemon juice andTahini into bowl, salt & cumin.
  • Process until peanut buttery ~ 1 minute
  • Motor running, stream in ice water. Process until light & creamy and color of light sand
  • Add chickpeas and process 3 minutes, scrape side of bowl until hummus is smooth.