Grilled Flatbreads with Broccoli Rabe, Ricotta, and Rosemary Honey

 

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I've written food articles for national publications (Everyday with Rachael Ray, Great American Home Cooking, etc.).

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Tempura Lobster Tacos with Jerk-Spiced Sour Cream

TEMPURA LOBSTER TACOS with JERK SPICED SOUR CREAM

(Serves 6 - 1 taco per person)

Ingredients:

3, 5-6 oz. frozen lobster tails, defrosted, and carefully removed from shells

6 Large tortillas

Shredded cabbage or lettuce

½ C Sour cream

2…

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Pike Quenelles with Sauce Nantua

(Serves 6)

Ingredients:

2 T oil

½ lb. Crawfish tails (defrosted if frozen)

8 T Unsalted butter

1 Medium shallot, chopped

½ t Tomato paste

2 T Cognac

1½ C Fish or shellfish stock

1 C Heavy cream

⅔ lb…

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Crawfish Étouffée

(Serves 6-8)

Ingredients: 

1 lb. Crawfish (defrosted if frozen)

8 T Unsalted butter

8 T AP flour

1 C Onion, diced fine (1 small onion)

2 Ribs celery, diced fine

1 C green pepper, diced fine

4 T minced garlic

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Crab-Stuffed Roasted Poblanos

(Serves 6)

Ingredients:

6 Poblano peppers

½ lb. Crab meat

⅓ C each:  Finely minced shallot, celery, and bell pepper (red, yellow, orange)

5 T Unsalted butter

1 t Lemon zest

½ t Salt

½ t Paprika

⅛ t Black…

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Deviled Eggs

(Serves 6)

Prep time:  5 minutes

Cooking time:  20 minutes

Ingredients:

1 Dozen hard-boiled eggs, peeled, split, yolks removed

⅓ C Low-fat yogurt, drained overnight

⅓ C Mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh dill

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

¼ tsp…

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Hummus Deviled Eggs

(Makes 24 eggs)

Prep time:  10 minutes

Cooking time:  15 minutes

Ingredients:

12 hard cooked eggs, split, yolks removed

⅓ C Hummus

⅓ C Mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 Tbsp. capers, drained, rinsed, and chopped

1 tsp. Kosher salt

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Hummus Bar

(Serves 6)

Prep Time:  30 minutes

Ingredients:         

1 Large can (1 pound 13 ounces) chickpeas

1 Garlic clove, minced

½  C Tahini (well stirred)

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

¾ tsp. salt

½ tsp. black pepper

In a food processor, combine…

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Creamy Red Bean Dip

(Makes 4 Cups)

Prep time:  10 minutes

Cook time:  5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 29 oz. can red beans, drained and rinsed

½ C Sour Cream

2 Tbsp. garlic (approximately 4 cloves) chopped

2 Tbsp. EVOO

1 tsp. Tabasco, or more…

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Colcannon

(Serves 6-8... or just me!)

This is my version… not totally traditional...

3-4 lbs. Russet potatoes, peeled and cut in similarly sized chunks

¼ to ½ Head green cabbage, cored and sliced thin

Salt and pepper

Heavy cream

Chives, minced…

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Parsley Pesto

(Serves 4-6)

2 C Flat leaf parsley

½ C Basil leaves

½ C Toasted walnuts

1-2 T Chopped garlic

½-¾ C EVOO

½ C Grated Parmesan Cheese

1 lb. Pasta

Kosher salt

Pepper

1.  In a food processor, or using…