South of the Border Quesadilla


Quick Facts: Servings: 4 Cook Time: 15 min. Directions: In a large non-stick skillet, sauté with 1 tablespoon of butter, the scallions, jalapeño, tomatoes, 1/2 cup of diced pineapples and red peppers for 6-10 minutes. In separate bowl, whisk eggs with 3/4 cup of yogurt, salt, black pepper, cumin, coriander and 1 teaspoon cilantro. Pour egg mixture over sauté scallions and ... Read More »

Parchment Roasted Salmon

Quick Facts: Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min. Cook Time: 11 min. Total Time: 41 min. Directions: Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add leeks, celery root and carrots and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender. Mix in olives, dill and mustard seed. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Set ... Read More »

Buttermilk Chicken Caesar Salad


Quick Facts: Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min. Directions: Heat broiler, with rack set 4 inches from heat. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. In a medium bowl, combine buttermilk, lemon juice, garlic, and Parmesan. Season with salt and pepper. Place chicken in a resealable plastic bag; reserving 1/2 cup for salad, add buttermilk mixture. Refrigerate chicken at least ... Read More »

Roast Duck with Blueberry Sauce


Quick Facts: Servings: 4 Prep Time: 25 min. Cooking Time: 145 min. Total: 175 min. Directions: Preheat oven to 325°. Trim excess fat from ducks. Pierce skin all over with a fork, taking care not to pierce meat. Place ducks on roasting rack in pan and roast 1-1/2 hours. In large saucepan, combine 1/2 quart blueberries, broth, corn syrup, marmalade, ... Read More »

Asian Salmon Patties


Quick Facts: Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min. Directions: In a large bowl, combine salmon, shallots, ginger, egg, crushed red pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper. Form mixture into eight 1-inch-thick patties, packing each firmly; transfer to a plate. Place in freezer until just firm, about 20 minutes. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add salmon ... Read More »

Pad Thai with Chicken and Shrimp


Quick Facts: Servings: 4 Directions: Prepare rice noodles according to the package. Drain and rinse under cold water; set aside in a bowl. Combine water, soy sauce, fish sauce, brown sugar and red pepper flakes in a small bowl; set aside. Heat one tsp oil in a mustard, and pan or wok over medium heat. Add beaten egg and stir ... Read More »