Posts Tagged "garlic"

Creamy Squash Gratin

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1 small onion, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons butter or olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced and crushed into a paste Salt 3 medium squash, sliced into ¼ inch thick ovals ½ cup heavy cream 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Cook the onion in 1 tablespoon butter or oil over medium heat for about 10 minutes. Stir every few minutes to prevent browning. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Smear the bottom of a baking dish that is large enough to hold the squash in a single layer with the garlic paste. Season the onions with salt and spread them over the bottom...

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Dino (Tuscan) Kale Salad

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1 bunch Dino/Tuscan Kale                    ¼ cup coarse bread crumbs ½ garlic clove, finely chopped                    ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons olive oil                    1 lemon, freshly squeezed juice ¼ teaspoon kosher salt                    1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes Freshly ground pepper, to taste Trim the bottom 2 inches off the kale stems and discard. Slice the kale, including the ribs, into ¾ inch wide ribbons. You should have 4 to 5 cups. Place the kale ribbons in a large bowl. Using a...

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Tuscan Stir-fry

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My recipes are very loose but should give you an idea Over a medium heat: 1 – 2 cloves of chopped garlic.  Saute in a T of olive oil.  Add a pinch of red pepper flakes.  Cook the garlic until tender do not brown Add a package of mushrooms, broken up roughly.  Saute for a couple of minutes Add a bunch of cleaned and torn swiss chard, or kale or combo Cook until wilted. Stir and mix as this is cooking Add half  to a cup of sun dried tomatoes and toss into the swiss chard and mushroom mixture Add cooked chopped steak, sausage or chicken untill warm – toss that around to mix...

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Broiled Beet Slices in Maple-Teriyaki Sauce

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1 bunch beets, scrubbed and trimmed            ¼ cup butter 2 tablespoons maple syrup                                1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger                      1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the beets in a small roasting pan with ½ cup of water. Cover with foil and bake until the beets are easily pierced with a sharp knife, 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on size. Remove from the oven and allow them to cool enough to handle. Slip off the skins and cut into ¼ inch...

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Stewed Green Garlic

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Stewed Green Garlic 3 heads green garlic 1 cup chicken broth 2 or 3 sprigs fresh thyme or ¼ teaspoon dried 2 tablespoon butter or olive oil Remove the outer skin and break the heads into individual cloves, do not peel them. Put the cloves, chicken broth, butter and thyme in a saucepan and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Uncover and simmer for another 30 minutes or until the liquid is reduced to a saucy consistency. Pass the mixture through a food mill or press through a sieve with a rubber spatula, to make a sauce or add to the pan juices from roast chicken or pork to make a killer pan...

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