Warm Mushroom and Goat Cheese Bruschetta Recipe


Ingredients 1 lb mixed wild mushrooms (portabella, shitake, crimini, oyster, etc.), sliced Olive oil 2-3 tbs unsalted butter Kosher salt and pepper, to taste 1 tbs fresh thyme leaves (lemon thyme is delish!) 1-2 oz local goat cheese Good crusty bread (ciabatta, Italian) cut into ½” thick slices (5-6 slices total) Whole peeled garlic clove Serving:  4 Directions To Prepare Bruschetta: Heat a large, shallow sauté pan until very hot. […]

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S’mores Quesadillas Recipe

Ingredients One 6 inch round flour tortilla 1 graham cracker 1 Hershey bar, frozen Approximately 1 cup mini-marshmallows Yield:  1 serving Directions Summer raspberries, peaches, or whatever is fresh and local. Preheat the grill on high until very hot. Place the graham cracker on one half of the flour tortilla, top with the cold chocolate bar and sprinkle with the marshmallows. Fold over the other half of the tortilla and […]

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Summer Succotash Recipe

Ingredients 3 ears native corn, corn cut off cob 1 red pepper, diced 1 zucchini, diced 2 tbs butter 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 tbs chopped fresh chives 2 tbs chopped fresh parsley Kosher salt and pepper to taste ½ cup lima beans (if frozen follow bag direction & pre-cook) Serves 4-6 as a side dish Directions Melt the butter in a large sauté pan over medium – high […]

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Spicy Grilled Eggplant Recipe


Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 chopped shallots 1 clove of fresh garlic 1 tablespoon of sugar 3 tablespoons of sherry vinegar ¼ teaspoon of hot pepper flakes 2 tablespoons golden raisins 1 tablespoons capers Directions Clean and cut the eggplant into medallions. Brush each side with olive oil. Turn the grill to high, and grill each side of the eggplant until tender. In a bowl, mix all the other […]

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Smoked Salmon & Sweet Potato Hash with Baked Eggs Recipe

Ingredients 3-4 tbs vegetable oil 1 sweet potato peeled and cut into ½” dice (about 1 lb) 2 Yukon Gold potatoes (1 lb), cut ½” dice (unpeeled) 1 medium red onion, chopped ½ red pepper, diced 1 cup corn 4 oz smoked salmon, flaked (if you’re using pre-sliced then cut into dice) 1 bunch scallions, chopped small 1 tsp Kosher salt 1 tsp black pepper 6 eggs 3 tbs melted […]

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Roasted Peaches with Ginger Almond Crisp Recipe

Ingredients 8 ripe peaches, cut in half 1.7 lbs all-purpose flour 1 lb white sugar 1 lb brown sugar 1 lb margarine ½ stick   of butter 4 cups sliced almonds 4 tbs ground ginger 4 tbs cinnamon 2 tbs salt Directions Clean and slice the peaches in half. In a separate bowl, mix the margarine, brown and white sugars, cinnamon, ginger, sliced almonds, flour and salt. Place the sliced peaches […]

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Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese Recipe


Ingredients 4-5 medium native beets, separated from their tops and washed 3- 4 oz goat cheese 2 tbs olive oil 2 tbs fresh lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest Kosher salt & pepper, to taste Serves:  Approximately 4 as a side dish Directions Pre-heat oven to 350. Wrap beets individually in tin foil and bake until completely tender when pierced with a knife – 45-75 minutes, depending on the size […]

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Old-Fashioned Cider Cake Recipe


Ingredients 1 cup vegetable oil 1 ½ cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1 cup fresh, local apple cider 2 ½ cup flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp allspice Yield:  2-8” round cakes, or one 9” x 13” pan  Directions Using a mixer (or by hand) blend the oil and sugar until well […]

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New England Clambake on the Grill Recipe


Ingredients 1 ear corn, cut into 2 pieces 2 sm. red potatoes, sliced thick and par-boiled or steamed until half tender 3 oz linguica, cut into thick slices (about 4-5 pieces total) 8 littleneck clams, washed well 1/3-1/2 cups beer Yield:  one individual serving Directions Preheat the grill to medium-high. Tear 2-3 large sheets tinfoil and layer them to make a leak-proof pouch. Layer everything inside, beginning with the corn […]

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Native Peach Smoothie Recipe


Ingredients 1 banana, pealed ¼ fresh pineapple, chopped rough 2 tbs fresh orange juice 2 ½ cups fresh peach slices (skin on okay) 2 tsp vanilla extract Honey, to taste (start w/ 1 tbs) 1 quart non-fat vanilla yogurt Yield:  Approximately 8 cups (4-6 servings) Directions Using a food processor, puree together everything but the yogurt. Once the fruit is smooth, add in the yogurt and continue to process. Taste […]

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