4 oz. chocolate, the best quality you can get
4 oz. butter, cut into pieces, plus a smidge more to grease ramekins
4 eggs, separated
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
pinch of salt
6 4oz. Ramekins or souffl dishes
1 cups milk
1 cups flour
Beat eggs and milk together. Add rest of ingredients and beat until smooth. Batter needs to be room temperature so its a good idea to mix a few hours before baking.
6 tablespoons butter
3 medium onions, chopped
1- 8oz. celery, chopped
1lb. carrots, shredded
3 medium buttercup squash, seeded, peeled, and cubed
1 clove of garlic, minced
2- 49.5oz. cans of chicken or vegetable broth
1 tablespoon curry powder
salt and pepper to taste
***Serves 2 ***
For the Lobster:
2 6 oz. lobster tails, parcooked, split and deveined
2 tablespoons Japanese bread crumbs
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley, minced
zest of 1 lemon, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoon melted butter
3 cups raw beets, shredded
3 cups raw potatoes, shredded
cup leeks, chopped
– cup flour
salt &: pepper to taste
oil for frying
1.Combine beets, potatoes, leeks, salt &: pepper. Let mixture release moisture, then add flour and mix well.
2.In a large frying pan over medium heat, heat oil.
3.Let oil get hot then add cup vegetable mixture and form latkes, thick.
4.Turn heat down to low medium and let latkes cook for 5 minutes on each side until crispy on outside, tender on inside.
3 cups baby greens
7 large shrimp
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
cup fried carrots (directions follow)
2 oz. blueberry vinaigrette (ingredients and directions follow)
1.Dip shrimp in sesame seeds and sear in oil on high heat until done.
2.Toss greens with vinaigrette and top with fried carrots.
3.Arrange shrimp around salad.
*** Serves 4 ***
4- 6oz. salmon filets
Emeril’s Essence for seasoning
2 tablespoons olive oil
1.In a frying pan, heat olive oil over med-high heat.
2.Rub each salmon filet with Emeril’s Essence.
3.Place filets into frying pan, meat side down, and sear until slightly browned.
4.Transfer filets to a 9×13 inch baking pan. Bake in 400 oven for about 10 minutes.
8 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, leaving tails on
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons white wine
4 tablespoons sweet and sour spicy mustard of your choice
Preheat oven to 400. Arrange shrimp on skewers. Combine lemon juice and wine. Broil shrimp at 400. Turn frequently. Brush shrimp with lemon/wine mixture often. When shrimp are 99% cooked, spoon mustard onto each shrimp. Continue cooking until mustard slightly browns. See recipe below to complete the dish.
1 large yellow tomato, sliced into 1/4": slices
1 large red tomato, sliced into 1/4": slices
1 eggplant, sliced into 1/4": slices
1 delicata squash, prebaked and sliced into 1/4": slices
6 fingerling potatoes, prebaked and sliced into 1/2": slices
olive oil, salt and pepper to taste
2 cans of blueberry pie filling
1 box of white cake mix
2 sticks of butter, cut into tablespoon sized pieces
Line a 12": dutch oven with aluminum foil. Open blueberry pie filling and dump into dutch oven. Sprinkle dry cake mix over the blueberry pie filling. Top the mixture with pieces of butter, making sure to put butter near the edges of the oven. Cover and put 8 briquettes underneath and 16 on top of the lid. Let cook for 35-40 minutes. Remove lid and check if done. If not, place cover back on and check every 5 minutes. Enjoy!
cup melted butter
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 cups fresh spinach
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 oz. white wine
2 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
1 oz. sundried tomatoes
5 oz. lobster meat, chopped
pinch of salt and cracked black pepper
1 cup balsamic vinegar
2 oz. honey
4- 8oz. venison steaks
1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon brandy
1 egg white
1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
1.Pound out venison steaks with meat tenderizer.
2.Mix together apricots, cranberries, pecans, brandy and egg white.
3.Place 1/4 of mixture on venison steak, roll up steak and tie with butcher’s twine.
4.Rub outside of steak with whole grain mustard.
5.Pan sear stuffed venison steak over medium/high heat.
6.Place in 350 oven for 15 minutes or until desired doneness is reached.
7.Remove from oven, cut butcher’s twine. Slice roulade on a bias and place on plate.
8.Drizzle with cranberry demi-glaze(recipe follows).
1 lb. penne or spaghetti
cup chopped onions
4 tablespoons olive oil
3 medium garlic cloves, chopped
2 anchovy filets
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1 tablespoon dry oregano
8 cups canned tomato filets or chopped tomatoes
2 tablespoons capers (brine, vinegar or salted)
1 cup chopped kalamata olives or other greek-type black olive
salt to taste
crushed red pepper to taste
2 4oz. haddock filets
2 tablespoons water
1 cup flour
2 cups panko bread crumbs
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 red new potatoes
Salt and pepper
LEMON CAPER VINAIGRETTE:
1 tablespoon sugar
cup fresh chopped parsley
2 cups olive oil
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 medium yellow peppers
3 medium red peppers
1/4 cup white wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon shredded basil
1 cup coarsely chopped onion
1.Slice peppers lengthwise into 1/2 inch strips.
2.Heat oil for 30 seconds over medium heat.
3.Drop pepper strips into oil.
4.Add onion and salt.
5.Saute over medium heat for 15 mins.
6.Deglaze with white wine.
7.Add basil and continue cooking for 5 mins.
8.Serve hot as appetizer or side dish.
1 stick butter
cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar
1 cups all-purpose flour
1.In a medium saucepan, melt butter and remove from heat. Add both sugars and stir well. Add flour and stir well.
2.Allow mixture to cool slightly, just so that you can handle the dough.
3.Press dough evenly into a tart pan.
4.Put tart crust in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to chill completely. (It can be frozne in advance.)
4 ripe tomatoes, diced
white onion, diced
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
1 bunch fresh cilantro chopped
juice of 2 limes
cup olive oil
Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Mix until well incorporated. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.
*** Serves 6 ***
2 lbs. spring mix
1/4 lb. maple glazed walnuts
30 grape tomatoes
1 large can mandarin oranges, drained
1 lb. smoked gouda cheese
1 jar pepper dew peppers
6 4oz. Cuts of apricot glazed salmon
2 extra large eggs
cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar
juice of lemon
1.Preheat oven to 425.
2.In a mixing bowl, lightly beat eggs.
3.Add flour and milk. Whisk until well combined.
4.Sprinkle with a little nutmeg then set mixture aside.
5.Using an ovenproof frying pan, melt butter on top of the stove.
6.Pour entire mixture into pan, making sure to cover the entire bottom of pan.
7.Place pan in preheated oven and bake at 425 for 18 minutes, until puffy and golden brown.
8.Remove from oven and sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar and lemon juice.
9.Return to oven for 1 minute.
10.Remove pan from oven and slide pancake onto a serving plate. Cut into pie shaped wedges and enjoy!
12 oz. bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 quart heavy cream
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup Grand Marnier or your favorite liquor
Melt chocolate chips over a double boiler, or use a bowl over simmerming water. While the chocolate is melting whip 1 cup of the heavy cream to soft peaks. Cream that is whipped too stiff will produce a grainy mousse. Use a whisk to make sure all the chips have melted. Remove from heat.