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Tag Archives | Winter 2017-2018 Recipes

Orange Pistachio Cranberry Scones

Makes 6 scones

Zest of 2 oranges
⅓ cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar (divided use)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
4 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
2 large eggs
⅓ cup cream
¼ cup chopped pistachios
¼ cup chopped dried cranberries
1 cup heavy whipping cream

Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.…

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Orange-Curaçao Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Makes about 1 ½ quarts

2 cups heavy cream
Juice and zest of 2 oranges (divided use)
1 tablespoon vanilla
1½ tablespoons Pierre Ferrand Curaçao
3 cups whole milk
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
Pinch sea salt
4 ounces dark chocolate (I like 70%)

Pour the cream, orange juice, vanilla and curaçao into a large bowl.…

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Millionaire’s Bacon

Makes about 10-14 slices

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 pound thick-cut bacon (10-14 slices)
Cayenne Caramel Sauce (recipe follows)

Preheat oven to 350°F. Place a flat roasting rack on top of a baking tray.…

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Campfire Manhattan with Cedar-Smoked Martini Glass

The smoky glasses are surprisingly easy if you have a kitchen blowtorch or outdoor grill.

Makes 2 cocktails

Artisan marshmallows
Graham cracker crumbs
4 ounces Texas craft whiskey, such as TX or Silver Star
2 ounce sweet vermouth
4 dashes Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate Bitters
Ice

If you are making the Cedar-Smoked Martini Glasses, do them first.…

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Apple Cider Pork Belly with Butternut Squash Puree


Photo: Emily Loving

Makes about 8 servings

8 (2-inch-wide) portions Apple Cider Pork Belly (recipe follows)
4 cups Maple Butternut Squash Puree (recipe follows)
Candied Butternut Squash Seeds (recipe follows)
8 ounces prepared pesto or Pumpkin Seed Pesto (see note)
Salt and pepper
Microgreens to garnish

Prepare each element of this recipe, starting with Apple Cider Pork Belly, which needs to chill overnight.…

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Carrot Orange Soup

Makes 4 servings

1 shallot, sliced
Sea salt and pepper
2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced
1 Yukon Gold potato, peeled and cubed
Juice of 2 oranges plus zest of 1
1 quart vegetable stock
1 large carrot, thinly sliced (I used a mandoline)
1 tablespoon olive oil
⅛ teaspoon cumin
⅛ teaspoon chile powder
Hazelnut oil
¼ cup toasted hazelnuts, crushed

Put the shallot in a medium saucepan along with 3 tablespoons of water over medium heat.…

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Orange Chicken Salad

Makes 4 servings

1-inch knob ginger, grated
3 cloves of garlic, minced
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup honey
Juice and zest of 2 oranges
1 pound chicken thighs
1 pound Brussels sprouts, sliced
3 tablespoons olive oil
Sea salt and pepper
4 blood oranges
Orange Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
4 handfuls arugula
Feta cheese crumbles

Make the marinade by combining the first 5 ingredients in a bowl and whisking until combined.…

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