Posted on December 15th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

I love this New England recipe and often served it in my restaurants. Certainly it was a staple on the table with heavy cream and gingersnaps during the holiday season. The entire house with have the aroma of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. INGREDIENTS: 1 quart of whole milk 5 Tablespoons cornmeal 2 Tablespoons butter 1 […]

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups dry white wine 1 8-ounce package dried Calimyrna figs, stemmed, halved lengthwise 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 6-rib blade-end or center-cut pork loin roast, chine bone removed, ribs cracked 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 14-ounce can low-salt chicken […]

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

Something simple yet complex enough in flavor to change leftovers into something flavorful. Sue up veggies that you have from the holiday. For me it is fresh green beans and Brussel sprouts. 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup plain vegetable oil, (soy, corn, or peanut oils are best) 1/3 pound forest ham, diced, or […]

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This recipe for cornbread stuffing is sure to be a tasty addition to your holiday table. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound Applewood smoked bacon, cut into chunks (it is easier to freeze the bacon for an hour before chopping) 2 large Vidalia onions, chopped.4 ribs celery chopped 2 leeks, cleaned well […]

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

INGREDIENTS: 1 quart cold apple cider 1/4 cup salt 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 (2 1/2 pound) boneless pork loin roast salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard   DIRECTIONS: […]

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

INGREDIENTS: 1 quart cold apple cider 1/4 cup salt 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 (2 1/2 pound) boneless pork loin roast salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard DIRECTIONS: 1. Mix […]

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

When I saw that Sarasota Seafood has the highest quality Scottish Salmon flown in, I ran over to grab some. This is real deal delicious salmon that needs to be seasoned lightly with salt and pepper and gently seared. Use fresh Meyer lemon and a pint of fresh thyme and you are ready. Remember though, […]

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

Pasta with Swiss Chard and Ricotta 1 box Orecchiette pasta, cooked( 1/2 cup pasta water reserved) 1 bunch Swiss chard 1 lb turkey sausage, ground 1/3 cup ricotta cheese 2 TBSP olive oil 1TBSP butter Pecorino Romano cheese Salt and pepper Crushed red pepper 1/2 cup chicken stock Separate the chard leaves from the stems […]

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

Serves 5 to 7 Ingredients: 5 lbs short ribs for braising, rinsed in cold water 3/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/2 cup sugar 1 Asian pear, peeled and grated 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons mirin 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 medium Russetpotatoes, peeled and cut into large […]

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by Judi Gallagher

Roasted Apples: Makes 4 small servings 4 Honey crisp or Fuji apples, peeled and sliced thin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 or 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoons cornstarch sprinkling of ground all spice pinch of salt 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small cubes Place a rack in the center of […]