Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mushroom Risotto

mushroomrisotto
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups flavorful mushrooms such as shiitake, chanterelle, or oyster mushrooms, cleaned, trimmed, and cut into half inch to inch pieces
  • 2/3 cup brandy, vermouth,
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Shortbread Cookies

shortbreadcookies
  • 3/4 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6
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Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wrap

saladwrap

For the Chicken Salad

  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 – 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon
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Herb Crusted Salmon Fillets

herbsalmon
  • 4 small Atlantic Salmon Portions (@ 4oz (120g) each)
  • 1 cup Wholegrain Breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tblspn Chives, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tblspn Parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2
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Tuscan Style Carpaccio

carpaccio

Tuscan Style Carpaccio

  • 1 pound Beef Tenderloins
  • 1 clove Garlic, halved lengthwise
  • 2 T. Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 T. Extra-Virgin Olive oil
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Fettuccine Alfredo

alfredo
  • 8 T. unsalted Plugra butter (available at Inboden’s)
  • 1/2 pint heavy cream
  • 1 pound fresh fettuccine
  • 1 cup freshly grated Castelli Parmigiano-Reggiano (available at Inboden’s)
  • Freshly Ground Pepper
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Spinach Artichoke Dip

spinachdip
  • 8 oz. softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. horseradish
  • 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup marinated artichokes,
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Greek Feta Salad & Spinach Grilled Pizza

fetasalad
  • 2 balls pizza dough, rolled flat
  • DeLallo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 cup (8 oz) DeLallo Greek Feta Salad Antipasto
  • 1 cup halved
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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp

baconshrimp
  • 20 large Shrimp or prawns
  • 1 lb applewood smoked bacon
  • 2-3 fresh jalapenos, seeded
  • 2-3 slices Monterey jack cheese, 1-4 inch thick
  • 1 T. cayenne pepper
  • 1 T. Paprika
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Oriental Grilled Skirt Steak Salad

skirtsalad

(Great paired with the Casamatta, Sangria or Tempranillo!)

  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 large lime – juiced
  • 1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2
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