Carrot, Avocado and Orange Salad

Recipe 12 of 103 Avocado…Yes Oranges…Yes Carrots…..Meh My history with carrots starts when my skin turned orange at the wee age of 18 months, after being fed too much carrot juice when my Mom received a juicer for Christmas. Thinking I had jaundice she took me to the doctor, he said slow down on theContinue reading “Carrot, Avocado and Orange Salad”

Beet and Smoked Trout Salad

Recipe 11 of 103 April describes this dish as being full of contrasts. The beets are warm and sweet, the smokey trout is salty, flaky and tender, then the creme fraiche joins in to refresh your palate. Here is what you will need serves 4 3 to 4 bunches of baby beets (20-25) washed wellContinue reading “Beet and Smoked Trout Salad”

Lemon Olive Oil Dressing

Recipe 10 of 103 The perfect simple salad dressing. The simplest combination of ingredients, the bright acidity of the lemon and green grassiness of the olive oil, seasoned well with sea salt and pepper. April talks about using this dressing on grilled fish and boiled potatoes. I could slather it on so much more….. Basically youContinue reading “Lemon Olive Oil Dressing”

Duck Confit

Recipe 3 of 103 Duck Confit was a revelation for me while in culinary school.  First how easy it was to make and second how good it was fresh out of the duck fat. It’s rich, tender, crunchy, salty and delicious. Confit is something cooked in its own fat, duck legs cooked in duck fat, porkContinue reading “Duck Confit”