Recipes

Go Ahead, Mary, Have a Little Lamb
Recipe for Island Fruit Gazpacho and "Clean Out the Fridge" Christophine Saute
Dominica Rum Punch Of course, we must start with a rum drink. This recipe is from “The Art of Caribbean Cooking” by Yolande Cools-Lartigue. I’m not sure about yield; it looks like a lot. 1 cup fresh lime juice (no...
Spicy Shrimp in Shells I have no idea where I got this recipe. Shrimp cooked in the shell is much tastier; it just means you have to clean your hands well after eating. Serves two to four. 1 lb. large shrimp in shells 3 Tbsp. ketchup 1...
Quinoa au Gratin This is an almost verbatim copy of a recipe by Paco Jimenez provided to students in my Culinary Institute of America Boot Camp in San Antonio. What doesn’t taste better with cheese? Serves 10. 1/2 lb. quinoa 2 garlic...
Moscow Mule How about a drink to start? Make this with our very own potato-based LIV vodka. Serves one. 2 oz. LIV vodka 1 oz. fresh lime juice Good ginger beer Lime wedge Combine vodka and lime juice in a highball glass with ice. Top...
Travel Snack This recipe is based on Union Square Cafe’s bar nuts, but I use a healthier, less fattening variety of nuts. I pack bags of this for long-distance travel and add dried cranberries or cherries and sometimes dark chocolate chips...
Butternut Squash With Ginger and Rosemary Here’s the recipe, again, for my oft-repeated butternut squash. I got it from my Korean stepmother-out-law. Figure that one out. Serves six. 6 cups cubed butternut squash 2 Tbsp. grated...
 Abraham Lincoln’s Favorite Chicken Fricasee This recipe is from one of my favorite books, “The First Ladies Cookbook,” which is “compiled and edited by outstanding culinary and historical Authorities.” It...