Tag Archive: dinner

8/30/2015 experimentation dinner

On the menu: Mix cheese plate. Homemade white hearth bread, with cultured butter. Whole duck, brined in OJ and herbs, steamed and roasted. Creamy polenta with fresh corn, herbed tomatoes, pecorino romano cheese.… Continue reading

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Quinoa, veggie and spicy poultry sausage stuffed peppers. Parboil gutted bell peppers. Sauté finely chopped onions, mushrooms, green peppers and carrots. Stir in pepper, garlic and red pepper flakes. Combine sausage and cook.… Continue reading

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Anniversary dinner. Lobster, red baby potatoes and tenderloin roast (Chateaubriand) with sauteed criminis and onions. Yes! Yes! Yes!

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Grilled salmon and fingerling potatoes. Salmon is coated in a hibachi sauce and potatoes grilled with S&P and dry rosemary. Salmon: cooked skin down on the grill, coated with olive oil and seasoned… Continue reading

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FRESH mac ‘n’ cheese. Layers of 12-month-aged cheddar, fresh mozzarella, homemade stewed tomatoes, seasoned whole grain bread crumbs and macaroni in a mustard cheddar cheese sauce. Best leftovers ever.

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Shrimp and veggie seafood sauce over gnocchi. Clam juice and Chardonnay base.

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Wine reduction mushroom sauce. Parmesan cheese and sweet, gooey balsamic vinegar garnish.

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Sometimes exploring is about revisiting your tried and true favorites all at once. Expressing gratitude toward experience. Beef, gnocchi and veggie medley. How often do you combine all of your favorite foods onto… Continue reading

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Zesty garlic marinated beef sirloin from Wegmans – additionally rubbed in crushed red and black peppercorns, seared and baked. Tumbled butternut squash + yams – par-boiled, baked and pan-fried in clarified butter and… Continue reading

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Chicken in a white wine, shallot gravy. Strawberry, tomato, spinach in an olive oil balsamic dressing garnished with parmigiana cheese and fresh grated peppercorns.