Monthly Archives: August 2010

Rosemary Shoestring Potatoes

For a change of pace, I decided to make something new – well actually, a variant of something I make periodically.  Hand-cut Shoestring Potatoes pan-fried in Olive Oil and seasoned with Sea Salt & Rosemary Powder.  Served with a main … Continue reading

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Al Fresco

(l-frsk) [Italian al fresco, in the fresh (air).  We practically live outside during the warmer months, and truly enjoy spending time on our patio(s) with family & friends !  We dined on Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Lemon Pasta, Mussels, Goat Cheese … Continue reading

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Snow Crab Legs

We LOVE Snow Crab – such natural sweetness & flavor !  And it is possibly the easiest seafood to prepare since it’s precooked – just thaw, steam and mangi !

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Marinara Sauce

Marinara (mariner’s) sauce is an Italian red sauce usually made with tomatoes, garlic, herbs (such as basil), and onion.  I don’t use onion, but I do add Anchovy Paste.  I processed about ten pounds of tomatoes, mostly Roma (pictured).  I … Continue reading

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Pasta with Clam Sauce

While we’re on the subject of Clams, with Fall approaching (yes, I said it) we find ourselves dining on more and more of them, although I do make this dish year-round.  The main ingredients are canned Clams & their juices, … Continue reading

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Clams !

The word “clam” can be applied to freshwater mussels, and other freshwater bivalves, as well as marine bivalves.  We LOVE clams and mussels, and try to make them part of the meal when I get the opportunity.  I steam my … Continue reading

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Tomatoes !

The tomato is a savory, typically red, edible fruit, as well as the plant (Solanum lycopersicum) which bears it, originating in South America.  We grow several varieties here on The Estate – my favorite being Sweet 100, and in a … Continue reading

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