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Seasonal food blog of Chef Deborah at Cuvée at The Greenporter Hotel

Entries from December 2008

Panettone French Toast with real Maple Syrup

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Winter Recipes

Have you ever received that festive package of sweet Italian brioche-type bread during the holidays and hadn’t a clue what to do with it?  Try this recipe for a festive Christmas day brunch that the family can prepare and enjoy together. Cut a 1 lb. Panettone into 1-inch slices. In medium bowl beat together 3 [...]

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Sweet Italian Sausage Patties or Baked Spiral Ham

December 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Breakfast, Brunch, Holiday, Winter Recipes

· 1 Comment · Breakfast, Brunch, Holiday, Winter Recipes

Sweet Italian sausage patties  Preheat oven at 500 or on broil. Buy package of fresh sweet Italian sausage or links if not available.  Form into 5-inch patties and lay on cookie sheet.  Meat can be pushed out of casing to form patties. Place in oven for 10 minutes removing once to turn over. Have a [...]

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Fresh herb and Parmesan scrambled eggs

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Winter Recipes

15 eggs Half cup heavy cream 1 cup whole milk Fresh pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt Two tablespoons olive oil Two tablespoons butter Tablespoon of chopped Italian Parsley, and chopped chives Two tablespoons of good quality Parmesan cheese Mix together eggs, heavy cream, milk, fresh pepper and salt with a blender. Then add chopped herbs to [...]

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Bellini

December 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Drinks & Cocktails, Winter Recipes

· 1 Comment · Drinks & Cocktails, Winter Recipes

6 oz (chilled) Champagne 2 oz Peach Schnapps (crushed) Ice 2 tsp (fresh) Lemon Juice 4 oz Peach Nectar Mix the peach nectar, lemon juice and schnapps in a chilled glass. Add half a cup (or more) of crushed ice, stir, and add the champagne. Serves 4

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Christmas Eve Dinner

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Holiday, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Holiday, Winter Recipes

This is a festive holiday dinner in the spirit of English culture.  It is perfect for a Holiday buffet table for Christmas Eve or New Year’s eve. The Menu Standing Rib roast au jus Truffled North Fork mashed potatoes Yorkshire pudding English Trifle Cognac-Laced Eggnog

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Standing Rib Roast au jus

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Dinner, Holiday, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Dinner, Holiday, Winter Recipes

Start with plenty of kosher salt and cracked black pepper, garlic and some thyme. This roast always makes an impression on guests yet it is easy to cook. 8 to 10 pound rib eye roast, (bone in optional) 1 head garlic 2 teaspoons of fresh chopped herbs, such as thyme or rosemary 4 tablespoons extra [...]

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Truffled North Fork Mashed Potatoes

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Dinner, Side Dishes, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Dinner, Side Dishes, Winter Recipes

4 pounds North Fork, Route 48 (Sound Ave) chef potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup of half and half 
 ¼ cup of chicken breast 1/2 to 1/3 cup butter, room temperature 
 1 tablespoon white truffle oil 
 Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 
 1 teaspoon shaved black truffle (optional) Simmer potatoes in large pot [...]

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Yorkshire Pudding

December 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Dinner, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

· 1 Comment · Dinner, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

Yorkshire pudding is a favorite solution for “bread” when serving a Rib roast.  It is the perfect vehicle to absorb the collection of the “jus” at the bottom of your plate and is the best “bread” for the lovely roast beef sandwiches you’ll make the next day slathered with a sharp Dijon mustard. 3 eggs 1 cup whole [...]

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Cognac-Laced Eggnog

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Drinks & Cocktails, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

4 egg yolks 1/3 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon 1 pint whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 3 ounces high quality cognac 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (too much nutmeg can overwhelm any recipe) 4 egg whites* Cinnamon sticks for garnish In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually [...]

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Endive spears with smoked salmon and crème fraiche

December 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Brunch, Dinner, Holiday, Lunch, Side Dishes, Snack, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Brunch, Dinner, Holiday, Lunch, Side Dishes, Snack, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

 Ingredients 4 heads of Belgian Endive ½ pint of crème fraiche or sour cream if not available Chopped chives or red onion for garnish Cut off ends and disassemble into individual spears. Cut slices of smoked Salmon or Gravlax into bit size and spread spears out on a platter, place one Salmon piece per spear. Garnish each [...]

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