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

Entries from December 2009

Christmas Day Italian Brunch, Take Two

December 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Brunch, Holiday

· 1 Comment · Brunch, Holiday

Last year my Christmas Day Italian Brunch posting was viewed by readers across the U.S., Australia, Europe and as far as Indonesia.  Such is the legacy of Italian cuisine and the nostalgia for holidays filled with friends and family.

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Italian Day Christmas Brunch: Scrambled Eggs with Cremini Mushrooms

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Holiday

· No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Holiday

Creamy, light scrambled eggs are a welcomed addition to any breakfast table. I love to cook them with Cremini mushrooms that I’ve sauteed with white Truffle oil and shallots. You can saute your mushrooms and shallot mixture the night before. The next morning you need to beat your eggs and add some half and half […]

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Herb roasted potatoes with Italian peppers and sausage

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Holiday

· No Comments · Breakfast, Brunch, Holiday

Potatoes roasted in the oven with chopped fresh herbs, peppers and an addition of Italian sausage is not a bad thing to wake up to.  You can start it the day before and pop it in the oven first thing in the morning.  Your home will smell like the holidays.

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Greenport Holiday Bar Hopping, Star Gazing and More…

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Dinner

· No Comments · Dinner

Don’t let the quiet streets fool you in Greenport. Still waters run deep in the Peconic Bay! I look forward to winter on the North Fork every year. The Village lights, the ice-skating rink and the buzz in local bars, restaurants and shops. Make sure you stop in to see the beautiful holiday decorations and […]

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Crispy Meringues for the Holidays

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Dessert, Holiday, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dessert, Holiday, Vegetarian

Crispy Meringues

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Chicken Skewers Tasty Goodness

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Holiday, Side Dishes

· No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Holiday, Side Dishes

Serves 6 2 whole chicken breasts, boned and skinned 1/4 c. soy sauce 2 tbsp. oil 1 tsp. ginger 1 tsp. sugar 1 clove garlic, minced Cut chicken into 1 x 1/4 inch strips. Place in shallow pan. Combine rest of ingredients and pour over chicken strips. Let stand 1 hour or longer. Weave marinated […]

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Apple-Honey Bourekas for Hanukkah

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Dessert, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Holiday, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dessert, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Holiday, Vegetarian

Apple-Honey Bourekas for Hanukkah Puff pastry is any cook’s best friend.  Especially around the holidays.  You can make your own or you can buy it frozen.  There are several brands that make it without butter so it’s great for a dietary restriction if you are not eating diary.  You can wrap a beef tenderloin with […]

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Hanukkah Cocktail Party Menu

December 6th, 2009 · No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Holiday

· No Comments · Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Holiday

If you live in New York or any other American city, you need to be ready for of all Holidays whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah or both. There are less that two weeks until Hanukkah and it’s a great time to kick off the holiday season that will lead you up to New Year’s Eve. Who doesn’t […]

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Truffled White Cheddar Mac & Cheese with Shiitake & Chanterelles

December 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Dinner, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dinner, Vegetarian

Mushrooms are a perfect food for the Fall and winter. They are packed with flavor and don’t need much assistance. Pick up some fresh mushrooms at Whole Foods or Garden of Eve and use that box of elbow pasta in your pantry for an elegant comfort dinner. All you need is a green salad to make […]

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