Shirred Eggs for One

1 t butter (or 2), Melted-tablespoons cream 1 egg Salt Black pepper VARIATIONS-CHOOSE ONE OR HALF EACH OF TWO 1 T chopped sausages, ham, fish,- shrimp crab, or cooked bacon 1 T mushroom,onions, green bell- pepper whole artichokes (or -spinach) – sautéed,chopped 1 T cheese (or Parmesan),Grated -cheese Heat the oven to 350F. Use a…

Roasted Eggplant, Tomato And Olive Quiche.

6 Servings 1 Pie Crust 1 globe eggplant 3 T olive oil 1/4 c onions,Chopped 1 lg clove garlic,finely minced 3 fresh Italian plum -tomatoes-peeled,diced, dra 1/4 c black olives,Sliced 1/4 t dried oregano,crumbled 2 T fresh basil,Julienned EGG MIXTURE 4 eggs 1 1/2 c light cream (or milk) 1/2 c Parmesan cheese,Grated 1/4 t…

Smoked-Fish Pâté Canapés

scallions 3/4 lb smoked fish— cod (or trout) -boneless & skinless 1/4 lb butter,softened 1/4 lb cream cheese,softened 3 T fresh dill 1 T horseradish 2 T sour cream Salt black pepper,Fresh Ground 1 T lemon juice 2 cucumbers 1/2 loaf rye bread 12 radishes dill,for garnish PREPARATION: For the pt, chop scallions. Combine the…

Spinach And Parmesan Croquettes.

4 Servings 1/4 c onions,Chopped 1 T oil 1 c thawed spinach or,Frozen cooked,drained, fresh -spinach 1 1/2 c rice,Cooked 3/4 c Parmesan cheese 1 t paprika 1/2 t salt 1/2 t nutmeg,Ground 1/4 t black pepper or pinch cayenne pepper -(optional) 2 t lemon juice 1 egg ROLLING MIXTURE 2 c fresh bread crumbs…

Split Pea Soup.

7 Servings 2 c split peas 7 c water (or broth) 1/4 c butter 1 lg onion,chopped 3 cloves garlic,minced 2 carrots,diced 2 stalks celery,chopped 2 bay leaves 1 t dried basil,crumbled 1 ham bone (optional) or 2 tablespoon. nutritional – yeast and 2 teaspoon. tamari soy -sauce (o 1 t honey (or brown sugar)…

Rice, Mushroom And Cheese Croquettes

4 Servings RICE MIXTURE 1/4 c onions,Chopped 1 T oil 1 c mushrooms,Minced 2 c rice,Cooked 3 T celery,Minced 2 T green bell pepper,Minced 1 T carrots,Grated 1/2 c cheddar cheese (or other) -cheese 1 T fresh parsley,Minced or 1 teaspoon thyme,Dried -(optional) 1 t paprika 1/2 t salt 1/4 t black pepper or pinch…

Sautéed Lamb Medallions With Red Wine And Fresh Mint.

1 1/2 lb saddle of lamb boned,split, with loins barded and(1 1/2 to 2 lbs.) and aprons 1 md onion 1 md carrot 2 cloves garlic 1 leek 3 T vegetable oil 1/2 c loosely fresh mint,Packed leaves 1/2 t thyme,Dried 1 bay leaf 2 c fresh lamb (or beef stock) or beef broth,Canned 1…

Sole And Salmon Rolls With Ginger Beurre Blanc.

4 Servings 1 salmon fillet,1 inch thick 4 sole fillets 1/4 c white wine Ginger Beurre Blanc,(see -recipe) PREPARATION: Cut the salmon fillet into 4 strips. Lay a salmon strip across the width of each sole fillet. Roll the sole fillets around the salmon and secure with a toothpick. Mince the ginger. COOKING AND SERVING:…

Spanish Omelet.

1 Servings OMELET 2 lg eggs 1/2 t water Salt Black pepper 1 T butter SPANISH FILLING 1/2 T butter 1 clove garlic,minced 1 T onions,Chopped 1/2 stalk celery,chopped 1/4 t oregano 1 T green bell pepper,Chopped 1 t chopped olives,(optional) 1 T chopped parsley,(optional) 1 sm tomato,, peeled,Chopped -drained Prepare filling first by sauting…

Spring Vegetable Blanquette.

12 pearl onions,about 3 oz. 8 asparagus spears,about 1/2 -lb. Salt 12 baby carrots,about 1/4 lb. 3 oz mushrooms,chopped small,about 3/4 cup 3/4 lb fresh peas,shelled or 3/4 cup peas,Frozen -thawed 1 c chicken stock 1/2 c heavy cream 1 T fresh tarragon leaves,Minced 1 T fresh chives,Minced 1 T fresh parsley,Minced 1 t lemon…

 Timbales Of Glazed Carrots

1 1/4 lb carrots 1 t granulated sugar 2 T butter Salt black pepper,Fresh Ground Madeira Cream Sauce 1 T butter,softened 3 eggs 1/2 c  milk PREPARATION: For glazed carrot garnish, cut 1/4 pound of carrots into twelve 1 1/2- inch lengths. Using a paring knife, shape carrots for garnish into twelve ovals by rounding…

Trish’s Simplified Coq Au Vin

4 Servings 1 cut up chicken,dredged in -flour 1/4 lb bacon,minced 1 md onion,chopped 1 md carrot,sliced thinly 1 clove garlic,peeled and -minced 1/2 lb mushrooms,sliced 1 bay leaf 1/2 t thyme Salt,to taste Pepper,to taste 1 T marjoram 1 1/2 c dry red wine,(or to taste) ds Kitchen Bouquet In a heavy, deep skillet…

Ungodly Chocolate Truffles.

30 Servings 1 c heavy cream 10 oz bittersweet chocolate -chopped 3 T sweet butter 1 lb (to 1 1/2 pounds) -bittersweet choco 6 oz almonds (optional)-blanched -by boil cooled and the skins slipped – off In a heavy pan, bring the cream to a simmer (a microwave and a glass bowl is just as…

Veal Chops In Cream (Côte De Veau Flambées À La Crème)

4 Servings 4 veal loin chops 1 1/2 T butter 1 T oil 2 T brandy,warmed 2 T white wine 1 t potato starch (or -cornstarch) 1 T cold water 1 c heavy cream PREPARATION AND COOKING: In a heavy skillet heat together 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter and 1 tablespoon of oil. Wipe the…

Vegetable Cassoulet

STOCK 1 c white haricot beans,Dried-soaked overnight 3 c water 1 stalk celery,3″ pieces 2 sprigs fresh thyme 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 sprigs fresh sage 1 bay leaf 6 black peppercorns STEW 5 T olive oil 1 clove garlic,crushed 1 c pearl onions,Peeled 2 c carrots,Chopped 1 fennel bulb-trimmed and-finely chop 3 c fresh…

Venison Stew

4 lb venison,cut in 2″ chunks 1 carrot,sliced 1 sm onion,quartered 1/2 stalk celery,sliced 1/4 t thyme,Dried or 3/4 teaspoon. fresh thyme Salt (or black pepper) 1/8 t cayenne pepper 4 c California Petite Syrah or full-bodied red wine 1 1/2 t wine vinegar 2 1/2 T corn oil,or more if needed 2 T white…