Market Recipes: Calamari Cooked Three Ways

Pan-fried Calamari on Heirloom Tomato Basil Microgreen Salad by Chef Maggie Perkins Prepared calamari, sliced in rings Grapeseed 0il Breading: Equal parts parmesan cheese, panko bread crumbs, flour All purpose seasoning Salt Salad: Basil microgreens Fresh heirloom tomatoes Splash of olive oil Juice of 1/2 lemon Zest of whole lemon Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste […]

Market Recipe: Late Spring Salad with Pesto Aioli Dressing

Late Spring Salad with Pesto Aioli DressingSoft Shell Crab: 1 bunch carrots 1 small bunch beets 1 pound young green beans 2 T grapeseed oil Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 bunch basil 2 T pesto (we used Kala’s Kuisine prepared spinach walnut pesto) 1/4 cup aioli (we used Stellar Gourmet prepared aioli) Salt & Pepper to taste […]

Market Recipe: Ground Beef & Vegetables

Ground Beef & Vegetables By John Hummel & The Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Ground beef Red beets, julienne Yellow beets, julienne Beet greens, chiffonade Fresh garlic Fresh thyme Garlic scape, sliced Sorrel, chiffonade Balsamic vinegarBrown ground beef, if using pasture raised beef there is no need to drain the fat. Move the ground beef […]

Market Recipe: Soft Shell Crab with Cheesy Polenta and Smothered Collard Greens

 Soft Shell Crab with Cheesy Polenta and Smothered Collard Greens Soft Shell Crab: Soft shell crabs (allow 1 large, or 2 small crabs per person), cleaned and trimmed (see note, below) 2 cups finely ground cornmeal 2 t salt ½ t cayenne pepper 1 t coarse ground black pepper ¼ cup neutral-flavored cooking oil for […]

Market Recipe: Strawberry Fennel Crostini with Mint and Spring Radish

Strawberry Fennel Crostini with Mint and Spring Radish By Chef Maggie Perkins 1 T. pecan oil 1 fennel bulb, finely shaved 4oz chevre Juice and zest of one lemon 1 pint strawberries, sliced 2T fennel fronds, chopped ½ bunch mint, stemmed and chopped 1 bunch radishes, sliced thinly 2c arugula Toasted bread rounds Optional: 1 […]