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  • Summerish Cassoulet
    June 13, 2023

    Summerish Cassoulet

    Sometimes when I lived on the East Coast we'd talk about Junuary when it was cloudy and overcast in June. Understandably after Memorial Day we were all excited for warm sunshine after the long Boston winter. Well this past few...

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  • Ahi and Avocado with Macadamias
    February 13, 2020

    Ahi and Avocado with Macadamias

    With Valentine's fast approaching we wanted to share this oh so simple way to impress. Be sure and acquire some extra fresh sushi grade Ahi Tuna for the purpose. 1/4 pound Ahi, sliced into sashimi 1/2 avocado, thinly sliced 1/4...

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  • Butter Poached Lobster and Beet
    November 11, 2019

    Butter Poached Lobster and Beet

    The inspiration for this dish came from Thomas Keller of French Laundry and Per Se- considered two of the best restaurants in the United States. While we don't live in Maine and can't access lobster all the time we do...

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  • Pork, Beans and Tomato Jam
    October 15, 2019

    Pork, Beans and Tomato Jam

    Ingredients Pork Rib Roast - 4-6 bones 1 1/2 pounds fresh cranberry beans, shelled 1 medium onion, diced 1 basket orange cherry tomatoes 6 tbsp butter 1 garlic clove, crushed 1/4 cup mirin (Japanese cooking wine) Salt Pepper Crushed red...

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  • Rock Shrimp Pasta
    April 10, 2019

    Rock Shrimp Pasta

    INGREDIENTS Ingredients 1 pound Rock Shrimp, deveined, rinsed and patted dry 4 tomatoes, chopped (preferably seeded and skinned) 4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 shallots, minced 1 cup dry white wine 2 cups dried penne pasta 2 tbsp. olive...

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  • Ricotta Dumplings with Peas
    March 30, 2019

    Ricotta Dumplings with Peas

      Ingredients 2 cups ricotta cheese (I like Bellwether Farms Sheep’s Milk Ricotta) 2 large egg yolks ½ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting ½ cup chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon ground pepper ⅛ teaspoon...

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  • Beef and Guinness Stew by Darina Allen
    March 17, 2019

    Beef and Guinness Stew by Darina Allen

    INGREDIENTS 900g lean stewing beef 3 tablespoons oil or dripping 2 tablespoons flour Salt, freshly ground pepper and cayenne 2 large onions (about 285g), coarsely chopped 1 large garlic clove, crushed (optional) 2 tablespoons tomato purée, dissolved in 4 tablespoons...

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