Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fluffy Almond Flour Pancakes

I remember the excitement of going out to breakfast as a kid. Knowing that I could order French toast and eggs and ham, and homefries made me feel as if the world was my oyster. Having so many choices can … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Glazed Lamb Riblets

I used to be a now and then farmers market attendee; when it was nice out, when we happened to be up early on a Sunday (pft), when it just sounded like a good idea. Oh how things have changed. … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Torte

I’m a chef, not a baker. While I have never served a sub-par dessert at an dinner party, the events leading up to the perfectly plated final course are often less graceful that the finished product. Take this cake for … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken with Maple-Bacon Confit

Few things are more comforting than a classic roast chicken. When I have a whole bird to cook, I almost always go with a simple salt / pepper / lemon / herb preparation and throw it in the oven. Once … Continue reading

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Herb Marinated Lamb Rack Chops with Fig Tapenade Butter

The classic garlic and herb blend is all you need to bring out the flavor of lamb. This dish is 21DSD compliant without the fig tapenade butter. With the sweet and savory butter, it is a great way to reward … Continue reading

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Fig Tapenade Compound Butter

Few things can make an amateur cook look like a seasoned pro the way compound butter can. Looking for a way to spruce up your simple grilled wild salmon? Compound Butter. Won’t be able to use all of the fresh … Continue reading

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Chimichurri

If there ever was a sauce that could make just about everything better, it would be Chimichurri, the Argentinian herb sauce that is commonly spooned over grilled meats. The main ingredient is parsley, which in my opinion is one of … Continue reading

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