Saturday, March 5, 2016

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Friday, December 25, 2015

mighty mango shrimp

got a christmas present from taste of home they published
my mighty mango shrimp recipe in their holiday and celebrations cookbook. served hot or cold the shrimp has a nice kick of spice balanced by the sweetness of the mango.. serves 4.
1 1/4 cups mango nectar
2 tablespoons lime juice
4 teaspoons chipolte pepper in adobo sauce minced
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
16 uncooked jumbo shrimp peeled deviened
1. in a large bowl combine first 5 ingredients until blended, reserve 1/2 cup of marinade, add shrimp to remaining marinade toss gently. let stand 15 minutes,
2. drain shrimp discarding marinade. on 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers thread shrimp . brush grill lightly with oil.
3.grill shrimp covered over medium heat or broil 4 inches fr5om heat 3 - 4 minutes on each side or until they turn pink, brushing with reserved marinade
this would be good for new years appetizer.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

taste of home recipe

this recipe will be published in taste of home Feb/mar/2016
Mediterranean chicken orzo
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 8 ounces diced tomatoes
  • juice zest 2 lemons
  • 2 cups pitted black green brine-cured olives sliced
  • 1 large carrot peeled diced
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon herbs de Provence
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • place all ingredients in slow cooker cook for 4 to 6 hours   serves 6

Sunday, July 12, 2015

july 2nd lunch frog and peach

anniversary lunch7/2 frog and peach new brunswick nj
tomato salad- pickled Marcona almonds,garrot  Xa,
green garlic pistou,fresno chili puree.
mushroom ricotta gnocchi- goldbar squash, lemon,shaved porcini
arugula butter *** light as a feather wow sauce.
oysters - cold fresh
summer vegetable frittata-Pepperoni, Romano Cheese, Balsamic Reduction,Guafrette Potatoes
house smoked salmon-Truffled Egg Salad, Cornichons, Mustard Oil, Pumpernickel
seared day boat sea scallops - sesame peanut noodle sushi, pickled vegetable salad,miso vinaigrette
la tur- soft 3 milk cheese from piemonte italy
walnuts, mint crostini
great desserts and wines

Saturday, July 4, 2015

4th of july dinner

4th of July dinner.
home grown tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil
evoo from portugal.
cold lobster lemon dill mayo.
fresh local corn
hot dogs
on the patio enjoying

Saturday, June 27, 2015

32 anniversary dinner

32-anniversary dinner at frog and peach Nnj
5-course tasting menu with wine pairing
1. iced kumomoto
lemon granita, white sturgeon caviar
a briny taste of the sea

ew Brunswick
2.tomato consomme
avocado foam,pasila chili spiced hazelnuts
outstanding clear consomme totally wild flavors
3. mosefund farms pork tenderloin
squash blossoms, fregola, basil yogurt
juicy tasty pork complex flavors
4. la tur
soft triple milk cheese, piedmont Italy
mint walnuts, crostini
mint enhanced the cheese super tasty
5. tasting of sweet corn
caramel corn, pudding, corncake.\, frozen corn mousse
corn in all its sweet beauty
espresso coffee and brandy round out the night
happy anniversary diane

Monday, June 22, 2015

fathers day dinner

great fathers day dinner
 tomatoes, onion,basil,olive oil balsamic vinegar on garlic toast
lobster roll lemon dill mayo
macaroni salad with fresh herbs
tomatoes and herbs from my garden