Entries from Palmabella's Passions tagged with 'Condiments and Sauces'

Fig Jam

Fig-Amaretto Jam 4 cups fresh figs 1/3 c. lemon juice 5 3/4 c. sugar 1/3 c. Amaretto 1 pouch liquid pectin Fig-Ginger Jam 4 cups fresh figs 1/3 c. lemon juice 5 3/4 c. sugar 1/2 c. Candied ginger...

Olive Oil

There was recently a thread on Slow Talk about "How many kinds of mustard are in your fridge?" I have two: yellow and dijon. That's it. I guess I am not into mustard. I put the yellow stuff in...

Slow Bowl Saturday

Saturday morning began with a Starbucks delivery of a Venti Nonfat Latte and a Cafe Americano at 7:10 AM to our room. My version of "breakfast in bed" from Jerry and Paul. Brad loved having other men wait on me!...

Persimmon-Ginger Jam

Nancy gave me a beautiful box of fresh, ripe persimmons. A couple months ago I made persimmon cakes and persimmon ice cream. I decided to make jam this time. After reading a few different recipes, I came up with...

Sweet Holiday Gifts

1. Save some empty jam/jelly/condiment jars. 2. Using scraps of scrapbook paper or gift wrap, and paper or stickers, cover lids and make labels. I used spray adhesive. 3. Fill jars with something yummy! I used this simple recipe for...

Stuffing a Pork Roast

The pork loin roast weighed 4.5 pounds. I had my butcher butterfly it for me, and then I pounded it slightly to get a nice, even rectangle. I layered spinach leaves first. Next, some crumbled gorgonzola: Finally, a layer of...

Stuffed Chicken with Mango Buerre Blanc

This is a great way to clean up leftovers. Stuff chicken breasts with them! I defrosted 2 chicken breasts, then pounded them flat. I topped each with two slices of prosciutto, some herbed cream cheese (I mixed some up...

Pork Tenderloin in Orange Caramel Sauce

I am on a caramel kick. Yesterday, I made a double batch of "Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream". When I decided to make a caramel cake with caramel-marscapone buttercream and butter-toffee crunch for my dinner party, i began to browse...

Jammin'

I had WAY too many berries! I had never made jam before, but thought, how hard could this be? So I got some jars and pectin at the grocery store, and I had sugar and berries. The rest was easy....

Pork, Peaches, and Dessert Made from Leftovers!

I barbequed a pork loin marinated in olive oil, and lots of thyme. The peach sauce was delicious! We also had haricot verts with pancetta and sliced almonds, and some leftover polenta. Peach Sauce: 2 peached, peeled and chopped...

Charred Corn Salad with Grilled Scallops

BBQ 4 ears of corn (wrapped in foil with a little butter) and let cool. Cut corn off cobs and place in bowl with juice 0f three limes and a couple cloves of chopped garlic. Add: 1/2 red onion,...

Our Tuesday Montisi Dinner

Though a couple of people munched on some pecorino with their afternoon wine, we advised everyone to "come hungry" for dinner. MENU: Salad with figs marinated in balsamic and honey, red onion, gorgonzola and balsamic dressing, garnished with a warm...

A Definite Keeper!

After making the Warm Gorgonzola Potato Salad the other night, I continued browsing through Beverly Gannon's wonderful Hali'imaile General Store Cookbook. I found this recipe for "Coulibiac of Opakapaka with Passion Fruit Hollandaise" to try for dinner last night. I...

Valentine's Day Dinner

Our menu was geared for something special, that I could also pull off on a long work day (10 to 6:30 with two 1 hour breaks between clients). Filet mignon with gorgonzola and balsamic reduction sauce Polenta hearts with mozzarella...

Rosemary's Restaurant

We discovered Rosemary's restaurant about eight years ago on a weekend visit to Las Vegas. I was there for a therapy conference during the week, and Brad flew in from Oakland on a Friday. He read an article about...

Recipes: Onions, Fig Sauce and Brie

So far, the MOST requested recipe is for the Cippolini onion dish: I doubled this: 3 pounds cipolline onions, stem and root ends trimmed 1 cup chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon white wine...