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Fruit Salad with Mixed Greens

Fruit Salad with Mixed Greens

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 8 Preparation Time: 0:15 Categories: Fruits —————————————————- ½    cup sour cream ¼    cup frozen orange juice concentrate 1    tablespoon honey 1    cup strawberry — halved 1    cup apple slices 1    cup seedless grapes 1    can mandarin oranges — drained 16    ounces mixed salad greens In 

Sage-Garlic Baste

Sage-Garlic Baste

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Preparation Time: 0:15 Categories: Herbs and Spices —————————————————- Grated peel and juice of 1 lemon 3    tablespoons olive oil 2    tablespoons fresh sage — minced or 1 ½    teaspoons sage — dry 2    cloves garlic — minced ½    teaspoon salt ¼    teaspoon black pepper Combine 

Wild Rice with Mushrooms

Wild Rice with Mushrooms

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 12 Preparation Time: 40:00

Categories: Rice, Potatoes and Beans

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4    tablespoons butter

½    cup onion — chopped fine

¼    cup celery — chopped fine

8    ounces Chanterelle mushrooms — 1/4″ thick

2    cups wild rice

4    cups chicken broth

¼    teaspoon salt — to taste

1    tablespoon parsley — chopped fine

Add the butter to a medium size sauce pan and melt. When butter is bubbling, add onions, celery, mushrooms, and sauté until onions are translucent. Add rice and combine. Add chicken broth, salt, and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 – 30 minutes or until rice is done. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

Whipped Horseradish

Whipped Horseradish

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 14 Preparation Time: 0:15 Categories: Sauces, Stocks and Accompaniments —————————————————- 1    pint heavy cream ½    teaspoon salt ¼    teaspoon white pepper 2    dashes Tabasco sauce 1    teaspoon Gray Poupon Mustard 6    ounces prepared horseradish Chill medium size bowl. Whip heavy cream in bowl 

Cranberry Compote

Cranberry Compote

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 12 Preparation Time: 0:20 Categories: Fruits —————————————————- 4    cups cranberries — fresh 1    cup water ½    cup orange juice — freshly squeezed 1    cup sugar 1    tablespoon ginger — finely grated 1    tablespoon shallot — finely chopped 1    tablespoon light molasses salt — to 

Potatoes Au Gratin

Potatoes Au Gratin

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 12 Preparation Time: 0:30

Categories: Rice, Potatoes and Beans

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2 ¼    pounds Idaho potatoes — peeled and sliced 1/8″ thick

1    pint whole milk

1    pint heavy cream

½    teaspoon salt

¼    teaspoon pepper

pinch nutmeg

6    ounces Gruyere cheese — grated

4    ounces Parmesan cheese — grated

4    ounces bread crumbs

3    ounces unsalted butter

In a large sauce pan, add the potatoes to the milk and bring to a boil. Simmer until the potatoes are par cooked. Meanwhile, in a separate sauce pan, heat the heavy cream just to a boil. Add the hot cream to the potato mixture. Season potatoes with salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste. Butter a large casserole dish. Layer the potatoes, with the sauce, alternating the layers with the grated cheeses. Finish the top layer with the remaining cheese, bread crumbs, and dot remaining butter on top. Bake the gratin at 300 to 350°F, loosely covered, until the potatoes are cooked, about 30 to 45 minutes. Remove the cover and bake until the cheese is browned and a crust has formed.

The Big Grilling Hamburger

The Big Grilling Hamburger

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 4 Preparation Time: 0:30 Categories: Meats —————————————————- 2 ½    pounds ground beef 2    each egg 6    ounces tomato juice 1    teaspoon salt 1    teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 4    each hamburger buns — * see note 4    each dill pickles Wash hands thoroughly. Break 

Cajun Seasoning

Cajun Seasoning

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Preparation Time: 0:15 Categories: Herbs and Spices —————————————————- 3    tablespoons paprika 2    tablespoons salt 2    tablespoons white pepper 2    tablespoons garlic powder 2    tablespoons onion powder 1    tablespoon thyme 1    tablespoon oregano leaves 1    tablespoon black pepper 1    tablespoon cayenne pepper Mix ingredients together and store in dry 

Beer Battered Pan Fish (White Fish)

Beer Battered Pan Fish (White Fish)

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 6 Preparation Time: 0:30

Categories: Fish and Shellfish

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2    pounds pan fish fillets (blue gill,

crappies or any white fish)

12    ounces pale ale beer

1 ¼    cups all-purpose flour

2    teaspoons salt

1    teaspoon paprika

¼    teaspoon cayenne pepper

½    teaspoon baking powder

In a medium size bowl, add beer and mix in the flour. The mixture will foam. Next, stir in salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, and baking powder. Mixture will thicken as it stands. Make batter at least 1 hour before using. Clean fish fillets and wipe dry as possible. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Dip each fillet in batter, until well coated. Fry the fillets in deep fat heated to 350° F until golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and serve immediately with fresh lemon wedge and a dollop tartar sauce.

Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad

Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad

With the bounty of cucumber from your garden, farmers market or CSA box. Toss together this summer time classic in fewer than 15 minutes. The marinated sweet and sour cucumbers are ready to eat in 30 minutes or better yet let cucumbers mix and mingle overnight. Refrigerator for up to 3 days for the best favors and crispness. Serve as a side dish or a topping on your favorite barbecue. Enjoy!