Category Archives: Beth’s Recipes

putting my recipes online because traveling with cookbooks is a drag.

Creamy Orecchiete Pasta With Pancetta and Peas

  Ingredients Sea salt 100g cubed pancetta 250g orecciette pasta olive oil butter Ground black pepper 2 cups frozen peas 2 tablespoons heavy cream 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves Juice of 1 lemon 6 ounces grated Parmesan cheese … Continue reading

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Creme Renversee – aka Creme Caramel; Flan

Caramelize 1/3 cup sugar and pour into pyrex custard dishes. (To caramelize: rub a heavy, room temperature frying pan with butter. Set over heat. Stir constantly until sugar melts.) 3 eggs or 6 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1/3 cup sugar … Continue reading

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White Fish With Rosemary, Lemon and Capers

Ingredients 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary 2 tilapia or white fish fillets (or one large fillet) ½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 shallots, peeled and minced 3/4 cup white … Continue reading

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Broccoli With Cumin, Vinegar and Sesame Oil

Ingredients 2 teaspoons red wine or cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt, more to taste 1 head broccoli, 1 pound, cut into bite-size florets 2 tbs olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons roasted (Asian) sesame oil Large pinch crushed red … Continue reading

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Cranberry Chicken Salad

2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped 1/2 cup plain yogurt or more to taste 2 green onions, chopped 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon lime juice salt and black pepper to taste 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed … Continue reading

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Amaretto Affogato

INGREDIENTS PER SERVING 2 scoops vanilla ice cream 1/4 cup espresso or strong coffee 1 tablespoon amaretto whipped cream toasted almonds INSTRUCTIONS Brew strong coffee or espresso. 2 scoops ice cream per glass dessert bowl. Pour 1 tablespoon amaretto over … Continue reading

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Tilapia With Toasted Almonds

Ingredients 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tilapia fillets (or any other white fish) Salt and freshly ground black pepper Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped Preparation Place a large … Continue reading

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