10.23.2011

Roast Zucchini Soup with Stilton


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roast a bunch of zucchini (and/or summer squash) until
done. toss in a large pot with a few chopped shallots, two 
potatoes, and some good chicken stock. simmer over low
heat for about an hour. allow to cool slightly, then puree
with a large chunk of good Stilton cheese until smooth.
season with salt and pepper and drizzle on a glug or two
of good olive oil. don't forget some bread as well.



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10.01.2011

Braised Goat Shoulder with Cannellini Beans and Swiss Chard


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i'm going to be eating this all winter. guaranteed.

clean goat shoulder of any silverskin and excess fat. season with
salt, black pepper, and allspice. braise in the oven with white
wine, garlic, onion, and a red bell pepper for at least 3-4 hours.
when finished drain braising liquid through cheesecloth and allow
to chill. remove the now chilled fat and save for use some other time.
blend the onion, garlic, and bell pepper with the braising liquid until
smooth. cook in a pan with cannellini beans. add goat meat and swiss
chard and cook until warmed through. check for seasoning. serve.
 
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