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Scandinavian Mac and Cheese

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine Well, let’s face it, winter is here and however much they say that white is not in style, the outdoors would disagree. That does not mean that comfort and flavor are not in season. With the amazing pantry we have, winter will be a true celebration. Traditions are key... {...}

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New Year’s New Classics

Well, Christmas is over and the New Year approaches. Let’s start this year off with a new resolution “I will not make any boring or overdone dishes. If it is a classic, then I will put my own twist on the recipe.” With that in mind, let’s open your pantry and create a fun cocktail... {...}

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A Very Tapas Christmas

The snow has fallen and Holiday music has started everywhere. It is a wonderful and exciting time. Why just stick to the same old menu? Let’s kick it up a bit with your new pantry and new cooking knowledge. Tapas are a fun and new way to start off your Christmas traditions. Originally they were... {...}

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Utilizing Your Thanksgiving Pantry

How to Build a Beginner Pantry, Part 4 Can you believe that fall is here along with many birthdays and Holidays? To the busy family, planning Thanksgiving can be daunting, but you have your organized pantry to go to for solutions. Aren’t you excited that you have everything labeled, stored properly, and have even expanded... {...}

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The Great Pumpkin

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine Summer is over and it’s time to embrace fall! This is a great time of year to bring the family together and eat great food prepared with love. I know you may think of turkey, stuffing, and family favorites, but how about the Great Pumpkin. I remember literally reading... {...}

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Local Farmers’ Markets

“How to Build a Beginner Pantry, Part 3″ Local Farmers’ Markets I hope you are having fun and exciting cooking in your new pantry. I am sure you have been keeping inventory and making certain that you are not over buying. With each season come new items that are best for that time of year.... {...}

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John’s BBQ Swordfish

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine We have our amazing veggies done, so it’s time to BBQ some swordfish. If you are grilling a more dainty fish (such as Tilapia), you may want to lay a sheet of tin foil down and place the fish on top to prevent sticking. You can also completely encase... {...}

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Chef Kris’s Grilled Farm Fresh Vegetables

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine Whether you are a vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, or carnivore, the barbeque (BBQ) is a staple for any season. A BBQ is especially enjoyed as our short summer season comes into full heat. What other meal can bring family, friends, and business partners together to promote the true sense of... {...}

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Champagne Truffle Vinaigrette

You will need: 1 tbsp Champagne vinegar ½ tsp Truffle oil 1 cup Extra virgin olive oil Honey (to taste around 1 tsp to ½ tsp) Salt and pepper (white pepper works even better) In a bowl add vinegar, truffle oil, and honey. Using a whisk, slowly drizzle olive oil into the mixture until it... {...}

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Angels’ Summer Recipe for Any White Fish

Ingredients: (Tilapia, Halibut, and Sea Bass are all good options) Marinade 1tbsp Honey Soy Sauce Pinch of Crystallized Ginger 1tsp Worcestershire Pinch of garlic 1tbsp Orange juice (pulp free) Pinch of pepper Lemon Orange Place all above ingredients in a Ziploc including your fish of choice. Let marinade in the refrigerator for at least 20... {...}

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The Barbecue Revolution

Article from Catersource Magazine. March / April 2013 By: Deborah Carver The barbecue evolution can appeal to every clients sensibility. What’s the best way to barbecue? Do you like to serve pork ribs dry or drenched in sauce? When is it actually barbecue and when is it just plain grilling? How far can you take... {...}

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Maker’s Mark Mint Julep Lemonade

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine Muddle 2-3 mint sprigs and 2 ounces of simple syrup in 8-ounce glass. Fill with crushed ice and add 2 ounces of Maker’s Mark Bourbon, 1-ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice and top off with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with a mint sprig and lemon wedge. “The fastest two minutes in... {...}

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Early Times Mint Julep

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine Make simple syrup by boiling 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water together. Add 6 sprigs of fresh mint, cover and refrigerate overnight if possible. In a sterling cup filled with crushed ice, add 1 tablespoon of simple syrup and 2 ounces of Early Times Mint Julep... {...}

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Twisted Hot Brown

Originally posted in 406 Woman Magazine “Best of Kentucky Derby Eats with a Twist” Spring is in the air and with that comes the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is a day of tradition, excitement, amazing hats, and an all American spirit. People come together to cheer on their favorite steed and enjoy the specialties... {...}

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Easy, Kicked-Up Bruschetta

by Kristen Ledyard-Owner/Executive Chef of John’s Angels Catering LLC on 03/16/13 Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil Balsamic vinegar Red pepper flakes 1 tsp or to taste Minced or fresh garlic 2 anchovy fillets 3or4 fresh tomatoes (heirloom if you have them) Fresh basil Crusty bread Parmesan cheese (in the block) ¼ tsp. Fresh black pepper... {...}

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Dinner for Two

Publish by 406 Woman Magazine By Kristen Ledyard Owner/Executive Chef or John’s Angels Catering LLC Beginning Pantry It is the beginning of a new year and the start of better cooking with your pantry. We have added to your pantry, prepared appetizers in a moments notice, created a Holiday dinner, and now it is time... {...}

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Entertaining Friends

by KELLY DAIGLE Featured in 406 Woman Magazine March 2010 As the year gets into full swing and the holiday season is over, hosting another dinner party may be the last thing on your agenda. This is not the case for Kristen Ledyard, of John’s Angles Catering. Kristen invited us over to her New England... {...}

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Fresh Apple Parfait

Originally in 406 Woman Magazine (the fast version) Apples of your choice Brown sugar Apple brandy (optional) Heavy whipping cream Ground allspice Ground cinnamon Graham crackers Slice your apples into wedges, not too thick then put in a sauté pan. Over medium heat add brown sugar, a sprinkle of ground allspice and ground cinnamon. Stir... {...}

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Apple Chutney Stuffed Pork Loin

Originally in 406 Woman Magazine Whole pork loin (sized for your family/ask at Farm to Market Pork) Apple chutney (homemade) Apple juice Fresh sliced apples and half an onion Chopped fresh parsley Salt and pepper Preheat your oven to 375 degrees for a faster cook, or 325 degrees, if you have time to slow roast.... {...}

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Chef Kris’s Apple Chutney

Originally in 406 Woman Magazine Fall is in the air and apples are hanging on trees ready to bring freshness to the season. Many people think of pumpkins in the fall, but I look forward to our annual tradition of gathering apples from the trees on our property. Seeing the trees beautifully bloom and then... {...}

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