Tag: fall

Seared Scallops, Crispy Maitake, and a Parsley Pesto

Last night we wandered around the supermarket with a desire to cook seafood, while incorporating mushrooms.  Upon arrival at the seafood counter, the selection was fantastic although reminiscent of our sushi lunch.  Standing out from the normal salmon, tuna, and mixed whitefish were the scallops.  Large, fresh, wild caught.  We picked up six large pieces ...

Birthday Bike Ride

For my birthday, I wanted to keep it mellow, stay local, and hang with friends.  If you throw exercise into that mix, it equals to exactly what we did.  We started in Hoboken and took the 14th street ferry over to midtown, rode the west side bike path down around Battery Park, over the Brooklyn ...

Early Fall Pork Chop

Right now, weather in the Northeast is trying to make up it’s mind with some days resembling fall and others more-so, summer.  I had an amazing aged, Berkshire pork chop in my refrigerator but wasn’t quite sure if I was in the mood for a more fall driven dish or if I should get one ...

Pappardelle Tossed with Roasted Squash Cream Sauce

Pappardelle tossed with a cream sauce that was blended with roasted butternut squash.  Topped with cubed squash, a dash of parmesan, and fresh grated lemon zest.

Simple Fall Salad

Arugula, shaved Parmesan, Pepitas, roasted butternut squash, lemon zest, sea salt, and a drizzle of olive oil.

Beet Burger w/ Brussel Sprout Fries

Roasted beets rolled in panko and lightly pan fried.  Served on a roll w/ arugula, crispy shallot, and a goat cheese and lemon zest spread.  Roasted brussel sprouts on the side sprinkled w/ black pepper and Hawaiian black sea salt.

Butternut Squash, Pear, and Ginger Soup

Took the following recipe and tweaked it a bit.

Autumn Lamb Chop

Fall is in the air and autumn flavors are just coming into season. Here, I have rubbed down twin lamb chops w roasted garlic and then coated them in a rosemary panko. To finish them off, an apple cider and dark rum reduction. Served over a stack of pumpkin mash and swiss chard.