Author Archive: cdmain14

She-Crab Soup

 Ingredients 1 lb. of Jumbo lump crabmeat Nutmeg or mace Whole milk Heavy cream Butter Onion Garlic Celery Worcestershire Sauce Tabasco Sauce Salt and pepper Cream sherry Directions Dice vegetables and saute in butter until translucent Season with nutmeg to taste Heat milk Pick through crabmeat removing any stray bones or cartilege Add crabmeat and …

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Waldorf Salad

Ingredients: Fuji apple 2 stalks of celery Handful of raisins Handful of walnut halves Splash of white balsamic vinegar Freshly ground black pepper Mayonnaise Directions: Add first six ingredients to bowl and toss Add a dollop of mayonnaise and toss again Serve

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Shrimp Pasta with Tomato, Kalamata Olives, and Goat Cheese

  Ingredients Penne or other pasta of your choice Oil Garlic Onion Tomato paste Plum tomatoes Kalamata olives Orange slices quartered Oregano Salt and pepper Shrimp Goat cheese (feta) Directions Bring large pot of water to boil, salt, and add pasta cooking until al dente. Drain In separate pot add oil, onion, and garlic and …

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Greek Chicken with Penne

Ingredients Cut up chicken (2 chicken breasts (or equivalent amount of thighs and drumsticks or combo)  2 Tbsp Olive oil 1 Diced small red onion 4 garlic cloves, crushed and  sliced Freshly ground black pepper Salt 1 – 2 Tbs[ tomato paste 1/2 to 1 cup of vermouth or other dry white wine 2 Tbsp …

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Cornbread

Ingredients: 2 eggs lightly beaten 4 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups of milk 1 cup of cornmeal 1 1/2 cup of flour 4 Tbsp of sugar 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder 1/2 tsp of baking soda 1/2 tsp of salt Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees Mix wet ingredients together Mix dry ingredients …

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Nuoc Cham

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1-2 cloves of minced garlic Chile pepper, minced 2 Tbs fish sauce 1 Tbs sugar Juice of 1 lime Directions: Combine all ingredients and stir

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Chicken Stuffed with Spinach and Fontina Cheese

Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts Spinach Fontina cheese Nutmeg Garlic Flour Butter Chicken broth White wine Lemon juice Directions: Cook spinach in sauce pan with garlic and pinch of nutmeg (Water on washed spinach leaves is enough cooking liquid) until wilted down but still bright green Pound chicken breasts until almost doubled in size Add cubed …

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Chinese Spareribs

Ingredients: Spareribs 5-4-3-2-1 Chinese Rub (See recipe this site) Chinese Barbeque Sauce (See recipe this site) Directions: Apply rub to ribs and  marinate for several hours or overnight Bake in foil covered roasting pan for several hours at 250 until almost done Remove from oven and baste with Chinese Barbeque Sauce Finish cooking in hotter oven …

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5-4-3-2-1 Chinese Rub

Ingredients: Brown sugar Kosher salt Back pepper Five Spice Powder Garlic powder Directions: Put 5 parts brown sugar in a bowl Add 4 parts kosher salt Add 3 parts black pepper Add 2 parts five spice powder Add 1 part Garlic powder Mix and apply liberally to meat patting into the surface. Do not actually rub it …

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Chinese Barbeque Sauce

Ingredients: Hoisin sauce Sriracha sauce Honey Rice vinegar Water Directions: Mix Hoisin sauce and Sriracha sauce in the ratio of about 2:1. Can adjust ratio to make more or less hot depending on your taste Add honey to taste (should be fairly sweet) Add vinegar (does not have to be rice vinegar) to taste to …

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