Duarte’s Crab Cioppino

June 7, 2009.   Categories Pasta, Restaurant Recipes, Seafood.

Duarte’s Crab Cioppino

Duarte’s Crab Cioppino www.duartestavern.com source:  NPR.org 2 1/2 pounds fresh cracked Dungeness crab (your fishmonger/butcher will crack the crab for you) 12 cherrystone clams 12 jumbo white prawns 8 oz. cod 1 cup clam juice 1/2 cup dry white wine Cioppino sauce (recipe follows) To assemble: Place half the sauce in a 5 quart roaster or Dutch oven. Place crab in next, then clams and prawns, clam juice, and wine. Pour rest of...

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Duarte’s Famous Cream of Artichoke Soup

June 6, 2009.   Categories Restaurant Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian.

Duarte’s Famous Cream of Artichoke Soup

Duarte’s Famous Artichoke Soup “It mighta’ choked Arti but it ain’t gonna choke me” -Buckwheat When I was a child, my parents decided to venture into the business of growing and selling Christmas trees.  They opened the San Gregorio Christmas Tree Farm in the early 1970′s.  For many years, hundreds of people would come from the San Francisco Bay Area to visit our farm.  It was a nice way to...

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Moules Fromage Bleu

March 3, 2009.   Categories Appetizers, Restaurant Recipes, Seafood.

Moules Fromage Bleu

Moules Fromage Bleu Growing up on the Mendocino Coast, we would pick mussels off of the rocks and steam them in wine on the beach.  Our recipes were not very inventive, but the mussels were always delicious.  Last night, I was watching Bobby Flay’s TV show Throwdown on the Food Network and was inspired to make the featured dish – Moules Fromage Blue (Mussels with Bleu Cheese).  It looked amazing and it was no surprise...

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