Tag Archives: Winter

Roasted Chicken with Wild Rice and Potato Goat Cheese Galette

Roasted Chicken with Wild Rice and Potato Goat Cheese Galette Serves 4   For Chicken and Wild Rice 1          cup wild rice 1          cup diced yellow onion ½         cup diced carrot ½         cup diced celery 3          TBS. unsalted butter 2          TBS. olive oil 1          TBS. fresh thyme leaves 5          clove fresh garlic, peeled             salt… Read more »

Empire Apple Crêpes

Empire Apple Crêpes Serves 4     2 ½      cups AP flour, sifted 2          cups milk 8          eggs, separated ½         cup cream ¼         sugar ¼         cup melted unsalted butter 1          tsp. vanilla extract 4          Empire apples, peeled and cut into eights 2          TBS light brown sugar 1          TBS. unsalted butter 2          TBS. apple schnapps  … Read more »

Pumpkin Soup with Chestnut Cream Recipe

Serves 4 © James Laird   2          medium butternut squash 1          quart vegetable or chicken stock ¼         cup honey 2          TBS. unsalted butter cut into cubes (optional) ¼         cup heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks 2          TBS. chestnut purée (available in specialty stores)   Preheat oven to 350° Cut squash in half, lengthwise. Scoop… Read more »

Shepard’s Apple Tart with Cranberries Recipe

Shepherd’s Apple Tart with Cranberries Serves 4 © James Laird   1          cup sugar 5          golden delicious apples, peeled, cored and cut in half ½1/2    cup cranberries   4          eggs ½1/2    cup sugar ½1/2    vanilla bean, split and scrapped ½1/2    cup creme fraiche 1          cup flour   In 2 quart sauce pan, add the 1… Read more »

Braised Boneless Short Rib with Truffled Celery Root Puree Recipe

Braised Boneless Short Rib with Truffled Celery Root Purée and Black Truffles Serves 4   2              lbs. boneless short rib, corner pieces 2              carrots 1              onion 1              head garlic 3              ribs celery 1              TBS. tomato paste 1              bottle red wine 1              bouquet garni 2              TBS. soy oil salt and pepper to taste   Heat oven… Read more »

Pomegranate Punch

Pomegranate Punch   Pomegranate Punch: prepare, place, party!   Yield: 20 Servings   For the Oleo Saccharum 3 oranges 2 lemons 1 lime 500 g sugar 250 g warm water   For the Punch: 15 oz. Bourbon 10 oz. Pomegranate Juice 2 oz. St. Germain 1 bottle Champagne or sparkling wine 24 oz Club Soda… Read more »