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RECIPE: Seared Scottish Salmon Toast Piquillo Red Peppers, Greek Marinated Fava Beans,  Guacamole, Hearts of Palm, Crispy Capers,  Cilantro, Edamame & Lime Juice Served on Grilled Country French Bread by Michael’s on East in Sarasota, Florida–Perfect Dish for Brunch or Entertaining

Recipe and photo by Michael’s on East, Sarasota, Florida, featured in “The Restaurant Diet” by Fred Bollaci.   Seared Scottish Salmon Toast Piquillo Red Peppers, Greek Marinated Fava Beans, Guacamole, Hearts of Palm, Crispy Capers, Cilantro, Edamame & Lime Juice … Continue reading

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Recipe: Hillstone/Houston’s Famous Spinach and Artichoke Dip, the Real Deal with Options to Lighten it up! Perfect for July 4th Entertaining or any Game Day!

Hillstone/Houston’s Famous Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Options to “Lighten it up”   Makes 4-6 Ramekins, depending on size. This is perhaps America’s favorite, most popular dip, and the recipe is one of the most misrepresented and obscure. I have seen … Continue reading

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Mignonette (for Oysters)

Great with freshly shucked oysters on the half shell 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallots (by hand or preferably pulse in a food processor to capture all the juices). 1 teaspoon cracked white peppercorns 1 teaspoon minced … Continue reading

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Easy Shrimp Ceviche

Serves 8 as an appetizer 2 pounds medium shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, then diced 1/2 medium red or yellow onion, minced 1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped 4 ripe Haas Avocados, diced 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup fresh lime juice Zest … Continue reading

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