Lo-Salt Healthy Recipe – Meatloaf

Everybody loves a good slider sandwich but cooking a burger takes time and attention.  Preparedness makes all the difference, this can be prepped ahead and then sliced when cool, seared in a sauté pan.  A little butter (not healthy) and a little crisp edge will give this a great texture, almost carnitas style.   Can be prepped …

Saffron, Mint and Garlic Chimichurri

Saffron Mint and Garlic Chimichurri 2 Tsp saffron threads 8 cloves garlic 1 shallot 4 oz mint leaves 1 bunch parsely 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 T sherry vinegar Juice and zest of one lemon Salt and pepper Blend all in food processor

Pickled Corn Relish

Pickled Corn Relish 6 ears fresh corn on the cob 3 shallots, fine diced 2 cloves fresh garlic, sweat 1 cup sweet gherkins, fine chopped ½ cup fresh cilantro chopped 1 Tablespoon ground cumin juice of one lemon 3 green onions, sliced thin 1 roasted red pepper, diced 2 T balsamic vinegar 2 T extra …

Milk Poached Garlic Jam

Milk Poached Garlic Mint Jam 1 qt garlic cloves Cover with whole milk and bring to low heat for 15 minutes Rinse well and cover with reserved garlic oil Slow roast in oven until golden Drain 8 oz sugar 2 oz red wine vinegar Heat to light caramel, add garlic and stir easily so as …

Tomato and Three Pepper Chutney

Three Pepper Tomato Chutney 6 roma tomato, quartered 1/2 c sun dried tomato 1/2 red pepper. diced 1 /2 yellow pepper, diced 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 red onion, fine julienne 1 c sugar 1/2 c red wine 1/2 c red wine vinegar 1 T mint 1 T cilantro 1 T basil Sweat all vegetables …

Potato Gratin with Parmesan and Truffles

Parmigiano Reggiano Potato Rosemary Gratin   12 idaho bake potatoes, peeled and diced small ½ cup rosemary chopped ½ cup chives chopped ½ cup truffle peeling chopped 2 quart heavy cream 2 cups whole milk 1# hand grated parmesan reggianno 12 ounce grated gruyere cheese Salt and pepper Taste before putting in dishes   Mix …

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Candied Pumpkin Seeds 1# pumpkin seeds 1 gallon boiling salted water ½# powder sugar 1 t cayenne 1 t nutmeg fryer oil in thick sauce pot salt Method: Heat water to boil and blanch pumpkin seeds for two minutes.  Drain over strainer, discarding the water.  Place seeds in bowl and add powdered sugar, cayenne, curry …