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WHITE BEAN & PALM HEART DIP with PEPPERONI CHIPS

WHITE BEAN & PALM HEART DIP with PEPPERONI CHIPS

Today I am trying out R.E.D.’s new toy… Kitchen King Pro manual food processor It seems like the perfect addition inexpensive, small and no battery life will be sacrificed in the process… For my first attempt I decided to make a hummus-type dip White Bean and Palm Heart Dip 1 can white beans, drained 1 can palm hearts, drained 6 garlic cloves 3 tbsp tahini (or natural peanut butter with a splash of sesame oil) 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice…

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SPICY STRAWBERRY JAM

SPICY STRAWBERRY JAM

“The rule is jam tomorrow and jam yesterday but never jam to-day.” “It’s jam every other day; to-day isn’t any other day, you know.”  Red Queen Through the Looking Glass. This is jam with an attitude. Best served with a dollop of goat cheese on a crispy cracker… Spicy Strawberry Jam 2 pounds fresh strawberries hulled and chopped 1 3/4 cups sugar 2 serrano peppers (other spicy peppers can be substituted – I used 4 Thai chilis – Oh my,…

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BACON JAM

BACON JAM

I made Bacon Jam last year to bring onboard. It goes very well with Camembert or Brie… and a glass of wine for an after sail snack…       It also keeps very well and like caramelized onions is a delicious addition with grilled meats, on scrambled eggs and in sandwiches. My favourite is to spread on toast, top with a poached egg and a slice of avocado. Bacon Jam 1 lb. thick cut bacon 2 extra large sweet…

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COMPOUND BUTTER

COMPOUND BUTTER

Sounds involved doesn’t it. Compound butter simply butter to which seasonings have been added. I used it mainly to slip under the skin of chicken or turkey before roasting but from time to time a dab on a steaming juicy grilled steak adds that one bit of deliciousness that’s missing.   Compound Butter       1/2 cup butter at room temperature 1 tbsp fresh rosemary chopped 1tbsp fresh thyme chopped 3 cloves fresh garlic minced Cream all together scoop…

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ARTICHOKE SPINACH HUMMUS

ARTICHOKE SPINACH HUMMUS

I am thinking I may have to find some way of ‘blending’ onboard. There are so many yummy recipes for soups, sauces and dips that require pureeing. A friend said that next year she will bring her battery operated blender should we ‘need’ a Marguerita or three whipped up… But space is at such a premium that I still haven’t quite come to terms with adding something else to an already well equipped teeny tiny galley. Am open to suggestions……

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ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP

ROASTED RED PEPPER DIP

    Roasted Red Pepper Dip Ingredients: 1 small Onion chopped 2 cloves Garlic sliced 1/4 cup olive oil 12 ounces Roasted red peppers approx 1-3/4 cups 1/2 cup Walnuts 1/2 cup Fresh basil packed 1 slice White bread chopped 2 tablespoons Lemon juice Salt & pepper to taste     In skillet saute garlic and onion in oil till tender and transparent. I have omitted this step from time to time but sauteed gives a smoother taste. In food…

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