Archive for December, 2008

Creamy Chanterelle Soup

Ingredients: 1 Onion, diced 4 Cloves Garlic, minced 2 Cups Heavy Whipping Cream 1/4 cup Sour Cream 1/4 cup Cottage Cheese* 1 Quart Beef Broth 1 lb Chanterelle Mushrooms*, coarsely chopped 1/8 cup White Wine; divided 1 tsp Beef Bouillon* 1 tbls Olive Oil 1 tbls Soy Sauce Kosher Salt 1/4 cup fresh Italian Parsley, [...]

Garlic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients: 4 Cloves Garlic; minced 3 Shallots; chopped 2 lbs Brussel Sprouts, washed and cut in halves 4 tbls Olive Oil 2 tbls Italian Parsley; minced Juice from One Lemon 1/8 cup cooked bacon; coarsely chopped (optional) 3 Generous Pinches of Kosher Salt Method: Preheat Oven to 400° Toss Brussel Sprouts with Olive Oil, Garlic, [...]

Rosemary Romano Fingerling Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 Cloves Garlic; minced 2 Shallots; chopped 1lb Fingerling Potatoes 2 tbls Olive Oil 1 Sprig of Rosemary, destemmed and finely minced 1/2 cup Romano Cheese; finely shredded 2-3 Generous Pinches of Kosher Salt Method: Preheat Oven to 400° Cut any large Fingerling potatoes in to smaller pieces Toss Potatoes with the Garlic, Shallots, [...]

The Umpteenth Kitchen Update; Now with 85% more complete-y-ness.

I have to tell you, it is so, soooooooooo nice to have a functional kitchen again. Here are some pictures of what we’ve been up to: Don and I installing the Cork Underlayment: Starting to lay down the Linoleum (Not Vinyl!): The Finished Floor: (still needs a threshold, so ignore the seam) Next the Stone [...]

Del-icious Sourdough Stuffing

Ingredients: 2 Sourdough Baguettes; cubed and toasted* 8 oz  Crimini Mushrooms; sliced 1 medium onion; diced 5 garlic cloves; minced 1 1/2 sticks butter 2 quarts Chicken Broth 1/8 cup White Wine 1 tbls White Wine Vinegar 2-3 tbls finely minced Rosemary 1-2 tbls finely minced Thyme 3-4 tbls chopped Italian Parsley 1-2 tbls minced [...]