Cooking Show Recipes

September 2017 - The Apple Orchard

September 2017 - The Apple Orchard

Beet & Tart Apple Salad with Goat Cheese Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 3 large beets (approx. one 1 ½ lb. bunch) 2 firm tart apples (such as Cortland, Honey Crisp, Ginger Gold, Fuji) Juice & zest of 1 large orange 3 Tbl. vegetable oil, plus extra for toasting the seeds 2 Tbl. apple cider vinegar 1 Tbl. honey Kosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste 1/3 c. unsalted sunflower or pumpkin seeds Pinch each curry, cayenne pepper 2 c. lightly packed arugula or watercress ½ lemon 6 oz. goat cheese Trim, peel, and shred the beets using a food processor...

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August 2017 - Summer Harvest

August 2017 - Summer Harvest

 Mediterranean Roasted Eggplant Dip Yield:  Approx. 2 cups Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 8 cloves garlic, cut in half lengthwise Olive oil for rubbing 2 Tbl. extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbl. red wine vinegar Juice of ½ lemon 3 Tbl. julienne sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil 3 Tbl. chopped fresh parsley leaves Kosher salt, to taste Pinch crushed red pepper flake Preheat the oven to 350.  Use a paring knife to make deep slits all over the eggplant and stuff with the pieces of garlic.  Rub the eggplant generously with oil and roast in a shallow baking dish until very soft...

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July 2017 - Three Sisters (Corn, Beans, Squash)

July 2017 - Three Sisters (Corn, Beans, Squash)

Bread & Butter Zucchini Pickles Yield: 2-2 ½ pints 8 c. thinly sliced zucchini (approx. 3 medium) 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 Tbl. pickling salt 1 tsp. coriander seeds 1 tsp. mustard seeds ½ tsp. curry powder (or turmeric) ½ tsp. black peppercorns ½ tsp. allspice berries 1 ½ c. apple cider vinegar 1 c. lightly packed light brown sugar ½ c. granulated sugar Place the zucchini and garlic in a large bowl and toss with the salt.  Cover generously with ice and let sit at room temperature for 1 ½ hours to draw water from vegetables.  Drain, rinse...

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June 2017 - Early summer

June 2017 - Early summer

Green Goddess Herb Dressing Yield: 1 ¾ cup 1 clove garlic 1/3 c. gently packed flat-leaf parsley, stemmed 1/3 c. chopped scallions or chives (or both) 3 Tbl. fresh dill, chopped (can also use tarragon or basil) ¾ c. good-quality mayonnaise ¾ c. sour cream ¼ c. fresh lemon juice (about 1 large lemon) 5 anchovy fillets, drained Pinch salt and generous cracked black pepper In a food processor combine the garlic,and all of the herbs, pulsing until well-chopped.  Add the mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, anchovies, pinch of salt and generous black pepper.  Blend until completely smooth and a...

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March 2019 - Maple Sugaring Season

March 2019 - Maple Sugaring Season

Pan-Fried Apple & Maple Sausage Yield: 4 servings (8-10 patties) Ingredients: ¾ lb. ground pork 1 small apple, peeled & finely diced 2 Tbl. minced onion 1 clove garlic, finely minced ½ tsp. dried thyme ½ tsp. dried sage ½ tsp. dried savory Generous pinch nutmeg 2 Tbl. maple syrup 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. cracked black pepper 2 Tbl. olive oil In a medium bowl combine all ingredients except the olive oil.  Mix well with your hands though be careful not to over work the meat or it will become tough.  Shape the sausage into small 2” round...

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