AFC Mushroom Chardonnay Pate

MUSHROOM CHARDONNAY PATE For Steve’s birthday I said I’d make anything he wanted – his own private stash all to himself. It didn’t take long to respond. MUSHROOM PATE! Then Mushroom Pate it was! He ate it plain, on sliced baguette, and even on a toasted ciabatta bun with pickle, mustard and sliced ripe, juicyContinue reading “AFC Mushroom Chardonnay Pate”

AFC Barbecue Beans and Baked Tofu

BARBECUE BEANS AND BAKED TOFU BUSH’S STEAKHOUSE GRILLIN’ BEANS sauteed with onion, pepper, celery and mushroom. Combine with green olives and lemon. topped with baked seasoned tofu cubes and a drizzle of sweet sour salty sauce! So good! Makes 4 main dishes

Baked Tofu And Sweet Peppers – GOAT

BAKED TOFU AND SWEET PEPPERS – GOAT Old Bay spiced baked tofu cubes and a saute of sweet red, yellow and orange peppers with celery and sweet onion. Served over sourdough toast with WHITE WINE MUSHROOM GRAVY! Serves about 6 – with leftover gravy for other uses

Masterpiece Grits – GOAT

MASTERPIECE GRITS – GOAT Considering it’s a masterpiece it didn’t take long, but is it ever good! I don’t know if food can be sublime, but we’ll make an exception with these grits – SUBLIME to the NINES! I don’t even like grits, but I love these. It makes a lot, so experiment with differentContinue reading “Masterpiece Grits – GOAT”

Mushroom Pate – GOAT

MUSHROOM PATE -GOAT Fresh mushroom and sweet onion finely chopped and cooked with sweet Marsala wine till pate consistency. Seasoned with garlic and a touch of nutmeg. Served with dill cornichon pickles, Poupon Dijon mustard and sliced fresh French baguette! Makes 2 cups

PERSIAN PEAR SPINACH SALAD

PERSIAN PEAR SPINACH SALAD Fresh spinach layered with pear slices, fresh mushroom, dried cranberries and blueberries and sweet onion. Drizzled with a SWEET ESPRESSO FRUIT DRESSING designed to impress! Serves as many as you want

Black And White Stuffing

BLACK AND WHITE STUFFING A unique stuffing using oven-dried black Russian bread and rye bread cubes. Cauliflower, mushrooms, olives, pineapple with the traditional sauteed celery and onion creates a happy holiday culinary memory! Rosemary, coriander and smoke light up your taste buds. Serve with a beet and berry sauce and dry red wine to completeContinue reading “Black And White Stuffing”

QUINOA VEG CLAM & OYSTER CHOWDER

QUINOA VEG CLAM & OYSTER CHOWDER Who would believe it? Sea water, wild mushrooms and saffron give this chowder it’s sea flavor. Tastes like tender clams and oysters, with the toasted quinoa creating a perfect texture extension for the veg sea food. Bold and wonderful! Makes 9-1/4 cups

ROASTED BEET STEAKS – GOAT

ROASTED BEET STEAKS – GOAT This is my Filet Mignon. Serve with mushroom gravy and your favorite mashed potatoes. Top the beet steaks with chopped sweet cherries and serve red beet horseradish as a side condiment. Perfect! Serves 4

MY IMMUNE BOOSTER SOUP

MY IMMUNE BOOSTER SOUP This soup is a complete meal. You’ll walk away thinking you’ll order this soup again. Fresh melon topped with coconut cream with fresh lime would make a perfect dessert accompaniment. No starch, no salad, no veggie meat needed with this soup. Enjoy it as is. Thinking healthy means enjoying all theContinue reading “MY IMMUNE BOOSTER SOUP”

ONION MUSHROOM WINE SOUP

ONION MUSHROOM WINE SOUP Caramelized onion, sauteed mushroom and celery with potato simmered in a mushroom, tomato, red wine broth with baby spinach! Toasted English muffin croutons texture like dumplings! Makes 18 cups

NEARLY RAW MUSHROOM-ONION SALAD DRESSING

NEARLY RAW MUSHROOM-ONION SALAD DRESSING Fresh mushroom and sweet onion blended with fresh garlic and ginger. Seasoned with thyme. Strong flavors, creamy texture! Melt in your mouth dressing! For those who like creamy vinaigrette dressings without non-dairy creamers! Makes 2-1/2 cups

SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD

SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD Fresh spinach, mushrooms, and croutons tossed with a creamy fresh lemon, tarragon and garlic dressing! Topped with matchstick slices of Veggie Canadian Bacon! My plan was to make  a Veggie Eggs Benedict, which would require a stove, a toaster and a blender.  When the lights went out at Kirby Manor and I hadContinue reading “SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD”

WALNUT BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS

WALNUT BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS Italian-style. Potent, rich and satisfying. Great as an appetizer, hot or cold, or as a main dish with marinara sauce and salad! Makes 19 stuffed mushrooms plus 6 small meatballs

SHARON’S BAKED ZITI

SHARON’S BAKED ZITI Layers of mushroom and roasted pepper garlic and fennel tomato sauce, cooked ziti pasta and Tofutti soy ricotta and cream cheese combined with cashew crumbles and flavored with herbs and white truffle oil, all topped with Italian Panko crumbs flavored, again, with white truffle oil. Baked till steamy hot! Superb, rich, light!Continue reading “SHARON’S BAKED ZITI”

CREAMY BASIL PESTO

CREAMY BASIL PESTO Made from fresh garlic, onion, basil and tofu with extra virgin olive oil and fresh lemon. Combined with a cooked Kalamata olive, mushroom and roasted pepper antipasto with grape tomatoes. Flavored with whiskey. Tossed with bite-sized rigatoni pasta and topped with smoked almond crumbles and additional grape tomatoes. Extra special! Makes 6-8Continue reading “CREAMY BASIL PESTO”