Thursday, March 31, 2011

Grilled Lobster

2 lobster
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sesame seed oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon red crushed pepper

Cut each lobster lengthwise (from head to tail). Cut the claws Use a sharp knife to split the claws only on one side.
After splitting, remove the sack from the lobsters head and remove the veins running through to the lobsters tail before grilling.
Combine remaining ingredients in small mixing bowl. Brush mixture onto flesh side of lobster tails.
Placed on the grill with the cut side down. Grill 3-5 minutes or until shell turns a bright red. Turn lobster over and baste with oil mixture to prevent meat from drying out. Leave lobster cut side up for an additional 4-8 minutes more.
Drizzle with lemon juice and serve with grilled asparagus.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Baked Figs with Almonds and Honey

Figs can be prepared in sooo many ways. Here is one of my favorite. Serve it over ice cream or greek yougurt, prepare it with almonds or walnuts, make it with cocoa or cinnamon ... the sky is the limit


9 oz figs
1 cup slivered almonds
3 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoon cocoa
1 cup sour cherry syrup (from compote)


Friday, March 18, 2011

Baked Jalapeno Poppers with Prosciutto


jalapeno peppers
mozzarella cheese
prosciutto, thinly sliced


Preheat oven at 350F.
Cut each jalapeno lengthwise, and remove seeds and membranes.
Cut Mozzarella in long pieces and fill the jalapeno halves with cheese.
Wrap in Prosciutto or lay Prosciutto on top of the cheese.
Bake in preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes.
Serve hot.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Gorgonzola Stuffed Mushrooms - Quick and Easy

This is a very simple appetizer and it can be prepared ahead. If you have a party just pop it in the oven when your guests arrive and voila. Quick and delicious.
You can use blue cheese or cream cheese mixed with bacon. Just use your imagination.

medium size button mushrooms
Gorgonzola cheese
black pepper

Remove stems from mushrooms.
Fill each mushroom cap with Gorgonzola cheese and place them on a lightly sprayed shallow baking pan.
Season with salt and black pepper.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 15-20 minutes, just until slightly browned on top.
Serve hot.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Cauliflower Casserole


1 head cauliflower
1 cup shredded cheese, divided
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup buttered bread crumbs
1 ½ cups milk


Saturday, March 5, 2011

Baked Banana

In a mood for something light and easy to make? Give this a try. I make them with coconut, or cinnamon. Both are delicious.


4 ripe bananas
1 tablespoon peach schnapps
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon coconut


Thursday, March 3, 2011

Pasta with Cheese and Dill

300 g pasta squares
500 g farmers cheese, crumbled
sour cream
dill, chopped


Cook the pasta in a generous amount of salted water, according to package directions. Do not over cook. Drain well.
While the pasta is cooking, chop the dill. In a large pan add about 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
Add the cooked pasta to the hot oil, turn off the heat and than add the crumbled cheese and the chopped dill. Mix well. Season with salt.
Serve hot with a little sour cream.

This is a hungarian recipe, made with farmers cheese.
You can use farmers cheese or ricotta cheese for this dish.
You can add a dollop of sour cream just before serving.

4 servings
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