12 Jun 2015

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon over Greens

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon over Greens 1 Tbsp. brown sugar 1 Tbsp. butter 1 Tsp. honey 1 Tbsp. Liquid Gold Garlic Infuse Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. soy sauce ½ tsp. ¾ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper 1 Tbsp. grated ginger 1 salmon fillet (approximately 1 ½ to 2 lbs.) This recipe won 3rd place in our 2015  Metro Recipe Contest In a small saucepan over medium heat , cook and stir butter, brown sugar and honey until melted. Remove from heat and whisk in oil, mustard, soy sauce, salt, pepper and ginger.   Place salmon on...

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12 Jun 2015

Braised Chicken Smothered in Mushroom, Onions and Balsamic Sauce

This recipe won 2nd place in our 2015 Metro Recipe Contest and was submitted by Bernie Ewing. This is a recipe that begs to be served on one of those cold, nasty-weather, ice-pellets-in-your-face nights. So it takes a little time to prepare but what the heck, after a miserable drive home, it’s time to unwind, have a soothing glass of wine and make something really good for dinner. Trust me, this fits the bill. Let’s get cooking; we’ll start with the ‘mise en place’ that fancy term for assembling, preparing and making all the ingredients ready for use before we...

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19 Feb 2015

Chicken Mole with Baklouti Olive Oil and Chocolate Balsamic

Ingredients 4 tablespoons Baklouti Olive Oil5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast tenders4 cups chicken stock or broth1/2 cup dark chocolate balsamic  2 large yellow onions, sliced1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds1/2 cup hulled pumpkin seeds6 large garlic cloves3 teaspoons cumin seeds3 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 bay leaf3 ounces dried Pasilla chilies, stemmed, seeded, cut with scissors into 1" inch pieces2 ounces dried negro chiles stemmed, seeded, cut with scissors into 1" pieces2 teaspoons dried oregano salt and pepper to tasteChopped fresh cilantro for garnish corn tortillas, warmedDirectionsHeat 2 tablespoon oil in heavy large dutch oven over...

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