Monthly Archives: February 2012

Shrimp Creole

Ingredients 2 lbs. peeled and deveined shrimp or mixed seafood (frozen shrimp or seafood may be substituted but it should be thoroughly thawed and drained) 2 Tablespoons butter 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 ribs of celery, finely chopped 1 small green pepper, finely chopped 2 Tablespoons Creole Seasoning 2 Tablespoons tomato paste 2…

Beans and Greens

Ingredients 1 bunch kale, stemmed and washed in two changes of water 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 2/3 cups white beans (3/4 pound) or dried lima beans, picked over and soaked for at least four hours and drained…

Potato, Mushroom, and Spinach Casserole

Ingredients 2-3 lbs fingerling potatoes ½ to ¾ lbs sliced mushrooms (white, cremini, or a variety) 1 lb fresh spinach 1 medium onion, chopped (substitute one leek) 3 Tablespoon olive oil 1½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 4 cloves garlic (or 1½ inches of grated garlic in the tube, available in the produce section of most grocery stores) 8 oz ricottta…

Turkey Sage Pasta Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 large pinch saffron 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, 1/3 thinly sliced, remaining finely chopped 1 lb. italian sausage made with turkey, bulk or casings removed 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 handful fresh sage leaves 1/2 cup dry white wine Kosher salt 1 pound tubular pasta (elbows, penne, cavatappi)…