Flank Steak Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Adapted from:  Bon Appetit

1 large bunch fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon chipotle hot pepper sauce
1 1/2 pounds flank steak
8 ounces salad greens
10 ounces chevre
Salt and pepper to taste

Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).  Combine parsley (with stems), oregano, and garlic in processor; blend 10 seconds.  Add 1/2 cup oil, vinegar, and hot pepper sauce; blend until almost smooth.  Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper.

Brush grill rack with oil.  Sprinkle both sides of steak with salt and pepper.  Grill steak to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.  Transfer steak to work surface; let rest 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, toss greens in large bowl with some dressing.  Transfer to large platter.  Dot chevre over greens.

Thinly slice steak across grain on slight diagonal.  Arrange steak atop greens.  Drizzle with remaining dressing.

Yields 6 servings.

Roasted Asparagus

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Adapted from:  Joy of Cooking

1 pound asparagus, rinsed
Extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste
Fresh mint, sliced into ribbons

Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.

Snap off the ends from the asparagus.  Arrange the spears in a single layer in a shallow baking sheet.  Drizzle very lightly with olive oil and toss the spears to coat.  Roast until just tender, 6 to 8 minutes.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper, mint, and chevre.  Serve hot or at room temperature. Read More...

Carla's Raw Beet Salad

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Courtesy of:  Carla Owens

4 large beets, peeled
1 crisp apple, washed and unpeeled
1 bulb of fennel
2 bunches scallions, cleaned then thinly sliced
Juice of 1 lemon
2 T apple cider vinegar
3 T orange juice plus 2 tsp grated rind
4 T olive or walnut oil
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 T maple syrup
salt and pepper to taste
2 T fresh mint leaves, chopped or sliced fine
1 T fresh parsley, chopped
Toasted walnuts, optional garnish 
Crumbled feta or chevre, optional garnish 

Panzanella Salad

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Vegetable Fritters

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Courtesy of: Ross Dilley of Hollyhock Hill Catering 

Autumn Crepes

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Courtesy of:  Chef Ross Dilley

Crepe Ingredients
2 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter, salted or unsalted, melted
1/2 cup buckwheat flour
3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose white flour
3 large eggs

Filling Ingredients
Mackenzie Creamery Roasted Pumpkin Chevre or spiced cream cheese

Topping Ingredients
6 large Bosc pears
1/4 c butter
3 T brown sugar
Nutmeg, pinch
Cointreau, optional
Almond Slivers
Cocoa powder

Sage's Bad A$! Lettuce Wraps

Friday, September 18, 2015

Courtesy of:  Sage Culley  

Squash Fondue

Friday, August 14, 2015

Courtesy:  Ross Dilley

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