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Stella’s Easy Recipes

Lobster Risotto

Lobster Risotto a Northern Italy specialty for 6 people Preparation 1 hour Cooking 45 minutes Ingredients Good quality fish stock 1 1/4 cup For the risotto Unsalted butter 2 tbsp Olive oil 1/4 of a cup A  sprig of Shallots … Continue reading

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Montrachet

The Domaine Romanée Conti got its name after its proprietor Prince de Conti, who was the richest man in France in the 18th century. The entire production of the vineyard was solely for his personal use. During the French Revolution, … Continue reading

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Boeuf Bourguignon

Serving: Time: 1 hr 45 min Prep: 30 min Cook: 1 hr 15 min Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon good olive oil 8 ounces dry cured center cut applewood smoked bacon, diced 2 1/2 pounds chuck beef cut into … Continue reading

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Cheese Cake

Ingredients Yield: 6 servings Crust: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups finely ground graham crackers (about 30 squares) 1 stick unsalted butter, melted Filling: 1 pound cream cheese, softened 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1-pint sour cream 1 lemon, zested … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes

Preparation 30 min Cooking Time 1 H 30 MIN servings 8  Oven to 400 °F Ingredients 3 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 onion halved 3 cloves garlic squashed 4 1/2 lbs white potatoes, peeled and sliced on … Continue reading

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Herbs de Provence

Herbs de Provence The rolling hills of Provence are peppered with sunflowers, quaint farmhouses, and waves of lavender. You can smell it in the warm air, it wafts across the terrain like a flock of birds in the sky. There … Continue reading

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Home Made Ketchup

Why Homemade Ketchup? Digging through big ‘ol steamer trunks in the attic. Stella found old recipes from way back then. From ‘ol Grand Ma Beatrice, when she moved from the country on her way to get married to a rich … Continue reading

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Stella’s Margarita

Ingredients 100% Agave Gold Reposado Tequila 1.5oz Cointreau or Grand-Marnier 0.25 of oz 5 oz Pomegranate juice and Lemon juice 1/2 &1/2   Ice cubes Crushed sea salt on the glass edge Grated lime & orange rinds Lime wheel for garnish … Continue reading

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Soufflé Potatoes

Pierre’s challenge “Soufflé Potatoes.” Those “Darn Little Devils” do not necessarily puff on command. It is a trick in itself. Chefs have been known to commit suicide for failing to have them puff. What’s the secret? The thickness of the … Continue reading

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