Cooking Show Recipes

July 2021 - Summer Picnic

July 2021 - Summer Picnic

Summer is here and we're cooking up dishes that are simple, portable, and can easily be made ahead.  More time to enjoy outside at the park or beach rather than in a hot kitchen!  Enjoy:) BLT Salad with Buttermilk-Herb Dressing Yield:  4-6 servings Dressing: ½ c. good-quality mayonnaise ½ c. buttermilk 2 Tbl. finely minced celery 1 small clove garlic, minced 1 Tbl. each fresh chopped dill and chives (can also use parsley, basil, tarragon) Kosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste Salad: 1 lb. applewood smoked bacon, cooked crisp, drained, coarsely chopped ½ head each iceberg and romaine lettuce,...

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June 2021 Backyard Grilling

June 2021 Backyard Grilling

Grilled Flank Steak with Herb Mojo  Yield: 5-6 servings  Mojo Ingredients (yields approx. 1 cup)  1 c. packed fresh parsley leaves  1 c. packed fresh cilantro leaves  2 Tbl. fresh oregano leaves (or 2 tsp. dried oregano)  2 lg. cloves garlic  ½-1small hot chili pepper, seeds removed (or ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flake)  1/3 c. extra-virgin olive oil  ¼ c. red wine vinegar or sherry vinegar  Kosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste  1 1/2 -2 lb. flank steak Prepare the mojo: In a food processor combine the parsley, cilantro, oregano, garlic and chili pepper, pulsing until finely chopped.  With the machine running...

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May 2021 Fast & Fresh - Spring Garden!

May 2021 Fast & Fresh - Spring Garden!

April, 2021 SAUTEED FARM RADISHES WITH BROWN BUTTER & ORANGE Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups radishes, quartered lengthwise or cut in half if very small* (about 1 very large bunch) *(leave one inch of the top stems attached, and wash and set aside the radish leaves) 2 Tbl. unsalted butter Kosher salt & cracked black pepper, to taste ½ tsp. orange zest Reserved radish tops 3-4 Tbl. fresh squeezed orange juice  Heat the butter in a sauté pan over medium-high heat.  Add the radish, season with salt and pepper, and cook for approx. 4 minutes or until lightly browned,...

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February 2020 Three Hands Are Better Than One

February 2020 Three Hands Are Better Than One

Carolyn & MCTV staffer Michelle Houle team up to make a favorite recipe.  The hitch?  Carolyn has a cast on one hand and Michelle doesn't cook!  Super fun:) Chicken & Roasted Garlic Scampi Yield: Approx. 6 servings 2 whole heads garlic, left intact and 1/4" sliced off the pointed endExtra-virgin olive oilkosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste1 1/2 c. flour1 1/2 lb. boneless breast of chicken, cut into 2" pieces1/2 c. white wine2 c. chicken stock4 c. packed baby spinach1 lb. angel hair pasta Preheat oven to 375.  Use 2 squares of tinfoil to make two deep pouches in...

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January 2019 - Winter Comfort Food

January 2019 - Winter Comfort Food

Roasted Chicken & Biscuit Pot Pie Yield: 6-7 servings Filling Ingredients: 6 Tbl. unsalted butter 1 small onion, diced 4 large carrots, sliced (about 2 cups) 1/3 c. all-purpose flour 4–4 ½ c. chicken stock 2 large yukon potatoes, skin-on, diced ¾ c. fresh or frozen corn ¾ c. fresh or frozen cut string beans (or peas) 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves (or ¼ tsp. dried) Kosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste 4 c. roasted (or rotisserie) chicken, pulled into large pieces (white & dark meat, boned & skinned) In a large heavy pan or Dutch...

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