BBQ Ribs
Feb07

BBQ Ribs

RIB RUB INGREDIENTS: 1             full rack of ribs 1 tsp      Chili Powder 1 tsp      Paprika ¼ tsp   Garlic 1/8 tsp  Salt 1/8 tsp  Pepper 1/8 tsp  Ground Mustard ¼ tsp    Oregano 1/8 tsp  Chicken Soup Base RIB RUB COOKING (1 full rack of ribs): Mix ingredients together. Sprinkle onto both sides of the ribs; rub in so spice mix sticks to the meat. Wrap in plastic wrap and let sit for 4-24 hrs (24 hrs for max flavour). Place ribs...

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Gazpacho
Feb06

Gazpacho

Serves 4 People Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs   vine-ripened tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped Tomato juice 1 cup     cucumber, peeled and chopped ½ cup    red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup    yellow bell pepper, chopped ½ cup    red onion, chopped 1 small  jalapeno, seeded and minced 1 med.  garlic clove, minced ¼ cup    extra-virgin olive oil 1              lime, zested 1              lime, juiced 2 tsp      balsamic vinegar 2 tsp     ...

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Cedar Plank Fish
Feb06

Cedar Plank Fish

Ingredients: 2 tbsp    olive oil, plus more for the plank 4              6 to 8 ounce pieces of white fish (Basa, Sole Turbot) 2 tbsp    prepared wasabi (that is wasabi paste from a jar or a tube) 2 tbsp    sugar 1 tbsp    soy sauce (or tamari for a gluten-free option) 1 tbsp    freshly grated ginger salt Directions: Soak the cedar planks in water to cover for 12 or so hours. Blot the planks dry with paper towels. Lightly coat one...

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Apple Rosettes
Feb06

Apple Rosettes

Ingredients: 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 3 Red Gala apples ½ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar 1 lemon 1 tablespoon cinnamon Directions: -Peel, half and core apples. Cut into very thin slices. -Make simple syrup of ½ cup sugar, juice from the lemon and 1 ½ cups of water. -Add apple slices to syrup then place on stove top and cook for about 3 minutes on medium heat or until tender and almost translucent. -Strain and cool (this can be done the...

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Chicken Coq au Vin
Feb06

Chicken Coq au Vin

Ingredients: 4              organic or pasture raised chicken legs (thighs and drumstick separated) 1              carrot cut into large chunks 1              onion cut into large chunks 4              cloves of garlic 1              bottle    red wine Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Pre-heat the oven to 375º Overall preparation time 3 hours In a heavy fry pan, add 4 table spoon of olive oil. Roast your chicken piece on...

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Baked Pears with Nuts and Honey
Jan26

Baked Pears with Nuts and Honey

  Cinnamon, honey and walnuts are great to “pair” with pears! Yields: 4 servings (1/2 pear per serving) Time :30 minutes INGREDIENTS: 2              large ripe pears ¼ tsp     ground cinnamon 2 tsp      honey ¼ cup    crushed walnuts (optional) yogurt or frozen yogurt DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut the pears in half and scoop out the seeds. Place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon, top with walnuts and drizzle ½...

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White Wine & Garlic Mussels
Jan26

White Wine & Garlic Mussels

INGREDIENTS: 16-20   fresh mussels 1 oz      Canola Oil (warm) 1 oz       julienned onion ½ oz     julienned carrot 1 oz        sliced celery ½ oz     chopped garlic 5 oz       white wine 1 tbsp    butter DIRECTIONS: Lightly sauté the onions & garlic in canola oil for caramelization. Toss in the carrots and celery. Add 16 to 20 fresh mussels. Salt and pepper to taste. Add the wine and butter. Cover to steam the mussels open....

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