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Green Corn Risotto with Black Trumpet and Porcini Mushrooms

So… what is green corn?  Green corn is simply another term for young, tender ears of sweet corn.  Its marriage with black trumpet and porcini mushrooms is a union of flavors simply unparalleled in this creamy, delicious and satisfying risotto. Risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked in a meat, fish, or vegetable-based broth to […]

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Lime and Cilantro Grilled Pork

The Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 commemorates the defeat of a large French army by a much smaller Mexican army of about four thousand soldiers during the French intervention in Mexico.  In late 1861 Napoleon III, under the 1861 Treaty of London, sent troops to Mexico alongside English and Spanish forces to collect debts owed […]

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Sweet Potato Encrusted Sole with Fresh Lime and Caramelized Onion Dressed Greens

A wide variety of fruits of the sea have passed through our kitchen.  Salmon has been poached in fragrant liquids and grilled over hot coals.  Scallops have made their way to service via searing skillets and baking dishes filled with bubbling sauces hot out of the oven.  Oysters have been lovingly tended over a hot […]

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Key Lime Semifreddo with Blackberry Coulis

There are two widely held misconceptions regarding the Key lime.  The first is that it is simply a reference to those limes used for making pies… and the second is that it grows only in the Florida Keys.   The journey of the Key lime across the globe is a circuitous one.  It made its way to […]

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