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MENUS FOR QUINOA


QUINOA WITH CUCUMBERS, RADISHES AND MISO VINAIGRETTE  Serves 6 Serve as a regular salad or as a topping for grilled or pan roasted fish or chicken. 3 cups cooked room temperature quinoa preferably fragrant quinoa on page

GREAT CRAB RECIPES FROM JOHN ASH


DUNGENESS CRAB IN WINE & VERMOUTH This simple dish celebrates one of the real treasures of the Northern California, Oregon and Washington coasts – – Dungeness crab! I think it’s the best but unfortunately it’s not generally

BLUE RIDGE KITCHEN


Blue Ridge Kitchen Chef Matt D’Ambrosi Cioppino Base 4 qts San Marzano canned tomato 2 cups clam juice 1 cup white wine 1 ea carrot small diced 2 ea Celery stalks small diced 1/2 white onion small

MY MAD MEN MENU


MY MAD MEN MENU For those of a certain age we remember the grand foods of the 60’s and 70’s which the television series Mad Men epitomized.  Dishes like these appeared on fancy restaurant menus all around

Tom Simoneau’s Wines of the Year 2020


Best Whites Sparkling Wine: Iron Horse Vineyards 2016 Ocean Reserve Blanc de Blancs, Green Valley, $55. This sparkling wine is a limited edition bottling. Iron Horse gives $4 a bottle to National Geographic’s Ocean Initiative. Crisp, delicate,