Roasted Veggies


Ingredients: 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 medium carrots, cut into 1 1/2-inch thick circles 1/2 pound Brussels sprouts halved 1 pound red bliss potatoes, cut into thick slices 3 medium parsnips, cut into thick slices 1 pound sweet potatoes, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 …

Herb Potato Salad

Ingredients: 3 pounds small white boiling potatoes Sea salt 2 tablespoons good dry white wine 2 tablespoons chicken stock 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard Freshly ground black pepper 2/3 cup good olive oil 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon Directions: Place the potatoes …

Broccoli & Cheese Bake

Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh broccoli, trimmed and cut into large florets 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 can sliced water chestnuts 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup 1/2 pound cheese 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated Sea salt and pepper Directions: Preheat oven to …

Broccoli & Tortellini Salad

Ingredients: 5 slices bacon 1 red onion, finely chopped 20 ounces fresh cheese-filled tortellini 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 3 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets 1 cup raisins Directions: Saute bacon and onion with butter over medium heat until evenly brown. Set aside. Boil a large pot of …

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 pound asparagus, trimmed 1 tablespoon butter Sea salt and pepper 8 sliced prosciutto, halved lengthwise Directions: Preheat the oven to 400º. Remove the dry stem ends off of each asparagus and place on a baking sheet. Drizzle with melted butter and season with salt and pepper. Roast until asparagus is tender which is …

Fresh Asparagus and Lump Crab Salad


Ingredients: 2 small bunches of fresh asparagus 1 cup mayonnaise 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon minced shallots 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon chopped chervil 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat or store-brought ready to eat lump crabmeat is fine too Directions: Trim off about 2 inches …

Cauliflower Gratin

Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower, cut into large florets 1/2 stick butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups hot milk 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan 1/3 cup bread crumbs Sea salt and black pepper Directions: Preheat the oven to 375º. Cook the cauliflower florets in a large pot of salted water for 5 minutes then drain. …

Veronique Salad

Ingredients: 4 split chicken breasts Olive oil Sea salt and ground black pepper 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves 1 cup small-diced celery 1 cup green grapes, cut in halves Directions: Preheat oven to 350º. Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil and place on a sheet pan. Sprinkle with salt …

Italian Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 1 pound Italian sausage 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 (14 ounce) cans beef broth 1 (14 ounce) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes 1 cup carrots, sliced 1 (14 ounce) can great Northern beans, undrained 2 small zucchini, cubed 2 cups spinach, torned Sea salt and ground black pepper Directions: In a stockpot, saute the sausage …

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed 2 tablespoons butter 3 ounces pancetta slices, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced Sea salt and ground black pepper 3/4 cup chicken broth Directions: In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook brussels sprouts about 3 minutes then drain. Heat a large skillet with butter. Add pancetta …