Posts Tagged "sage"


Here are some absolutely amazing dishes with Dr. Mike’s Grassroots Gourmet Brand Blueberry Sage Duck Sausage prepared by my good friend, and chef extraordinaire, Luca Paris. If you have not checked out his great television show, A Culinary Journey, here’s you chance. While there, subscribe and enjoy-he’s an fantastic...

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The Fool on the Strawberry Hill

The Fool on the Strawberry Hill


Posted By on Apr 3, 2012

What better way to open the month of April, which welcomes us as fools (and I with a total malapropism of Beatles classics) than with the Foole of Strawberries. Strawberries are a treat; delicious sun sweetened harbingers of the bounty to come, they are among the first of fruits to give yield. They are also among the top five fruits in terms of delivering antioxidants (and a great source of vitamin C) per weight of fruit. In addition...

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Champagne Sauce

Champagne Sauce


Posted By on Sep 30, 2011

By popular request, here is the recipe for both recent champagne sauces we posted (one with duck breast and one with butternur squash gnocchi) and the  one we  discussed on the recent NPR radio interview . Chanterelle Mushroom Champagne Sauce 2 Tbs. shallot, finely minced 2 Tbs. butter 8 ounces of champagne 1 ounce dried chanterelle mushrooms 1 cup of heavy cream 1 ounce fresh champagne grapes ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. white pepper...

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Fall Flavors

Fall Flavors


Posted By on Sep 27, 2011

One of the great fall flavors I remember is lobster. Visiting Maine in the fall after the other tourists have left gives you the feel of a wilderness getting ready to rest. The leaves have changed and a jacket is definitely required after sundown. The air is damp and heavy with a mix of salt and earthy pine. You walk the streets after dark feeling the isolation, a feeling that everyone is out somewhere else having fun and you are...

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