Tag Archive: gourmet

Italian-style salami, made with American pigs, powers growth of a Virginia business

In case you were wondering about Olli-brand salamis. This business is gearing up to produce 100,000 lbs/week of salami with the opening of their new production facility on the west coast in March… Continue reading

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Have excess arugula? Don’t fear. Try out SilverPen’s quinoa and arugula recipe (image included in this post). In my variation I used: arugula, tri-color quinoa, yellow onion, cherry tomatoes, French feta cheese, lemon… Continue reading

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Samuel Smith’s IPA, grilled smoked deer sausage, and zapped blue potatoes.

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Simple pork – organic, pan-fried, seasoned with S&P. Whipped cauliflower – whipped with cheddar and Parmesan, roasted carrots, shallots and garlic garnish mixed in. Aromatic garnish – side of above veggie mix.

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Anniversary meal continued. Charcuterie plate and oyster appetizers!

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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 tomato soup. Heirloom and roma tomatoes, sweet onions, garlic, basil, butter, heavy cream, olive oil, S&P, chicken stock, parmesan cheese. Grill halved and gutted tomatoes, onions and garlic until carmelized. Transfer to… Continue reading

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

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Shad (fish) roe to ring in the spring. Fried in butter and extra virgin olive oil, S&P, and garnished with parsley and lemon.  To read more about shad roe, see here, here, and… Continue reading

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Sriracha Bloody Mary Grey Goose vodka.Organic tomato juice from Whole Foods.Sriracha chili sauce. Worcestershire sauce.Fresh squeezed lemon juice.Rimmed with sugar + ground celery seeds and cayenne pepper blend, mostly sugar though.Garnished with a celery stalk,… Continue reading