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Duck Leg Confit Lettuce Wrap with Rice Noodle Vietnamese Vinaigrette

Ingredients 2 ounces dried rice-stick noodles (rice vermicelli) 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar (not seasoned) 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon red yuzu paste 1 teaspoon of sesame oil 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 (6- to 7-ounce) confit duck legs, meat (with skin attached) removed from bone in [...]

Duck Leg Confit Lettuce Wrap with Rice Noodle Vietnamese Vinaigrette2017-08-06T19:09:12+00:00

Seafood Terrines Sauce Saffron

A great way to start a special holiday menu with a European touch - this dish is the perfect choice to impress. It's fairly easy to prepare in advance and with a little bit of imagination can be presented beautifully! Ingredients 6 oz of fresh cod filet 6 oz of sea scallops 6 oz of [...]

Seafood Terrines Sauce Saffron2017-08-06T19:08:37+00:00

Rhubarb Jam

Ingredients Some people add strawberries to rhubarb recipes for the sweetness, but I find the taste on its own is uniquely delicious! 80% Rhubarb 20% Sugar Whole vanilla bean Directions: Clean and chop the rhubarb; mix it with the sugar (80% of the weight of the rhubarb) – so any proportion you wish [...]

Rhubarb Jam2017-08-06T19:07:23+00:00

Râpé de Pommes de Terre

Ingredients to Serve 8 This is a wonderful French comfort food which can be served dressed up to the nines and accompanied by Brie or simply served as a hearty main course. 2 lb. Russet Potatoes 2 Eggs 2 Tbs. Flour 1 Lg. Onion; chopped 2 Tbs. chopped fresh Parsley 3-4 strokes of [...]

Râpé de Pommes de Terre2017-08-06T19:07:56+00:00

White Cheddar and Gruyère Mac and Cheese with homemade breadcrumbs and a hint of Apple

Ingredients to Serve 8 What is better than comfort food? The perfect match of fall apples and wonderful cheese in this dish. 6 slices French bread 6 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 cups milk 1¼ cups heavy cream ¾ cups apple cider 6 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons plus ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground [...]

White Cheddar and Gruyère Mac and Cheese with homemade breadcrumbs and a hint of Apple2017-08-06T19:07:22+00:00


This classic version of gazpacho is healthy, easy to make and a wonderful mix of fresh spring ingredients. One taste of this chilled gazpacho and you will be instantly transported to a land of whitewashed walls, red-tiled roofs, and a golden sun... Ingredients Needed to Serve 4 4 blanched, chopped tomatoes 2 Pureed tomatoes 2 [...]


Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brulee

This dish is a wonderful combination of crispy sugar topping crunching through to a creamy, comforting center. Tempting Crème Brulee topped with a crisp sugar coating. Ingredients Needed to Serve 6 8 fluid ounces of half and half 1 Tahitian vanilla bean 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 8 egg yolks 1 whole egg 5 [...]

Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brulee2017-08-06T19:06:42+00:00

Wild Mushroom Vinaigrette

Fresh from the forest and a great addition to compliment your dish Fred's recently hand foraged mushrooms from one of Mammoth’s many great forests! This is a light and tasty topper seasonally perfect for chicken or fish. Ingredients Needed to Serve 4 2 Shallots, diced 2 Cups of porcini mushrooms, diced 1/2 Cup extra [...]

Wild Mushroom Vinaigrette2017-08-06T19:06:42+00:00

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Fresh from the garden and perfect for a summer day! The tastes of the vegetables speak for themselves with this light and healthy dish. A trip to the local farmers market before and a glass of a Chardonnay served with it makes for a perfect afternoon! Ingredients Needed to Serve 4 This is [...]

Grilled Vegetable Salad2017-08-06T19:06:42+00:00