Cranberry Chutney with Figs

November 15, 2009.   Categories Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Christmas, Fabulous Side Dishes, Light / Healthy, Thanksgiving Dinner, Vegetarian.

Cranberry Chutney with Figs

Cranberry Chutney with Figs Recipe and photo reprinted with permission by Viviane Banquet Farre www.foodandstyle.wordpress.com makes 2 cups For the figs 4 oz dried California or Turkish figs (about 1/2 cup) – cut in 1/4” pieces 2 tablespoons Cointreau 2 tablespoons orange juice For the chutney 1 1/4 cup apple or grape juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup organic sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger (use...

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Bacon Cranberry Stuffing

November 15, 2009.   Categories Bacon, Christmas, Fabulous Side Dishes, Restaurant Recipes, Thanksgiving Dinner.

Bacon Cranberry Stuffing

Bacon Cranberry StuffingRecipe by The Kitchen Cafe, Boulderwww.thekitchencafe.com   Ingredients: 1 quart organic or natural chicken stock or broth 1 loaf of good sourdough bread, with a nice crust 1/2 cup good-quality extra-virgin olive oil, divided Salt and pepper, to taste 1/4 pound sliced bacon 2 cups dried organic cranberries 2 cups crimini mushrooms, quartered 2 stalks celery, chopped into 1/4-inch dice 2...

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Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

November 15, 2009.   Categories Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Christmas, Fabulous Side Dishes, Fall, Light / Healthy, Seasonal Vegetables, Thanksgiving Dinner, Vegetarian, Winter.

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

Maple–Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts Recipe and photo reprinted with permission by Viviane Banquet Farre www.foodandstyle.wordpress.com serves 8 1 tablespoon sea salt for the blanching water 2 lbs Brussels Sprouts – ends trimmed and cut in half 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons maple syrup 6 oz roasted chestnuts in jars – broken in 1/2” pieces (use your fingers) 3 large...

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Individual Shiitake Mushroom and Yukon Gold Potato Gratins

November 15, 2009.   Categories Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Fabulous Side Dishes, Thanksgiving Dinner, Vegetarian.

Individual Shiitake Mushroom and Yukon Gold Potato Gratins

Individual Gratins with Shiitake Mushrooms and Yukon Gold Potatoes Recipe and photo reprinted with permission by Viviane Banquet Farre www.foodandstyle.wordpress.com serves 8 For the mushrooms 12 sprigs fresh Italian parsley – stems removed 8 thyme sprigs – leaves removes from stems 2 sprigs winter savory or rosemary – leaves removes from stems 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 lbs fresh...

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Artichoke-Parmesan Sourdough Dressing

October 29, 2009.   Categories Fabulous Side Dishes, Fall, Thanksgiving Dinner, Vegetarian.

Artichoke-Parmesan Sourdough Dressing

Artichoke-Parmesan Sourdough Dressing Yield: Serves 12 (makes 10 cups) Ingredients 1  pound  crimini mushrooms, rinsed, ends trimmed, and sliced 3-4  tablespoons  butter 1.5  onions, chopped 1  cup  chopped celery 4  tablespoons  minced garlic About 2 cups  chicken broth or homemade stock 1  loaf (1 lb.) sourdough bread, cut into 1/2-in. cubes, lightly toast in oven 2  jars...

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Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

October 21, 2009.   Categories Comfort Food, Fabulous Side Dishes, Restaurant Recipes, Soups, Thanksgiving Dinner.

Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

Creamy Wild Mushroom SoupRecipe and photos by The Albion River InnMendocino Coast, California www.albionriverinn.com That is the view from my favorite table at the Albion River Inn on the spectacular coast of Mendocino.  Need I say more?  I‘ll give you a moment to enjoy the view . . . Whenever I return home to Mendocino, I have some rituals that I simply must do.  .  . Must drink Navarro and Golden Eye wines. ...

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