Tuesday, May 23, 2017

USA: Fresh New flavor recipes from The Kitchen on Foodnetwork

The Kitchen is exploring new flavors, starting with Sunny Anderson's Bruschetta Burger and Katie Lee's Barbecue Salmon Cobb Salad. Creating fresh, seasonal dishes is easy with a Field Guide to Greens and new ways to use leftover lemons. Marcela Valladolid starts the Kitchen's herb garden, and Chef Angie Mar shares her tips for grilling rib-eye steaks. Geoffrey Zakarian serves up a Green Bloody Mary.

USA: 30 Memorial Day Weekend Grilling Recipes Slide Show - QUICK LINK

Friday, May 19, 2017

UNITED STATES: Preakness Party for Pimlico this weekend? EASY Appetizer Party Ideas REPOST

1.  Goat Cheese Trio.  Cut a 12 oz log of goat cheese likewise into 3 mini logs.  Roll 1 pc. in chopped mixed herbs, another in cracked mixed peppercorns and the last in chopped dried cranberries and cashews with baguette slices or crackers. 




2.  Bruschetta or Cannellini Bruschetta.  Combine 1 drained can cannellini beans, 1 cup chopped drained giardiniera (Italian pickled vegetables) plus a splash of brine from the jar, 1/4 cup diced provolone and 2 tbs each chopped parsley and olive oil.  Serve on toasted Italian bred.

Cannellini Bruschetta and other Bruschetta photos:




3.  Spiced Olives.  Heat 1/3 cup olive oil (only use EVOO) with 1 strip each lemon zest (yellow part only not white) and orange zest (orange part only not white). 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes & 1 smashed garlic clove. Stir in 1 cup mixed olives & a few thyme sprigs.



4.  Indian Yogurt Dip.  Mix 1 cup Greek yoghurt with 2 TBSNS each chopped cilantro & tomato, 1 TBSN minced shallot, 1/2 tsp each grated ginger and garlic, and salt to taste. Serve with crackers or pita chips. 



5.  Cucumber Caviar Rounds. (Couldn't find any photos of this particular recipe so I have attached photos of ingredients). 




UNITED STATES: Traditional Preakness party food from Alexandra's Restaurant