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About Mike Dunn

Mike is a software developer, food and wine enthusiast, and dedicated big eater of French and Italian cuisine. He happily spends his evenings and weekends bent over a hot gas range, camera in one hand, wooden spoon in the other. Mike is also interested in food history and researches menus and cooking techniques from Roman and Greek antiquity.
  • Roast duck with blood orange Lillet sauce | adrunkenduck.com

Roast Duck with Blood Orange-Lillet Sauce

Delicious and elegant roast duck, basted and stuffed with crimson colored blood oranges and fresh sage, and served with a citrus-sage and Lillet reduction sauce.  An easy-to-follow roast duck recipe – and a super delicious way to say goodbye to summer and hello to beautiful fall.When you think of roast duck, especially with a fruity […]

By |September 18th, 2015|Fall, Poultry and Game|1 Comment
  • Kale Lardo and Black Truffle Crostini | adrunkenduck.com

Kale, Lardo and Black Truffle Crostini

Black kale, seductive lardo, and fragrant black summer truffle slices served on crostini scented with a subtle olive oil, garlic, basil and anchovy paste.  These appetizers are as much about flavor as they are about delicious aromas.

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By |September 15th, 2015|Appetizers and Starters, Summer|0 Comments
  • Sesame Seared Tuna with Buttered Samphire | adrunkenduck.com

Sesame Seared Tuna with Samphire

White and black sesame encrusted seared tuna steaks, topped with butter, sliced, and served alongside tender samphire greens.This is a very quick and easy version of tuna to whip up.  No muss, no fuss.  Grill seared on each sesame encrusted side for 3 minutes, these tuna steaks will be ready lickety-split.

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By |September 11th, 2015|Seafood, Summer|0 Comments
  • Grilled Porchetta and Smoked Scamorza Cheese Sandwich | adrunkenduck.com

Grilled Porchetta and Smoked Scamorza Cheese Sandwich

Nothing tricky about this pork and grilled cheese sandwich; just simple and incredibly delicious Italian ingredients.  Porchetta and smoked scamorza on golden crusty ciabatta bread, stuffed with caramelized Vidalia onions.

And as the perfect chaser to each and every bite, pickled pepperoncini.

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By |September 8th, 2015|Fall, Meats, Sandwiches|0 Comments
  • Grilled Octopus with Lemon-Sherry Vinaigrette | adrunkenduck.com

Grilled Octopus with Lemon-Sherry Vinaigrette

Tender grilled baby octopus seasoned with a simple lemon-sherry vinaigrette.  Grilled octopus is a classic Greek seafood dish that’s easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious.

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By |September 3rd, 2015|Salads, Seafood|0 Comments
  • Heirloom Tomatoes Burrata Fresh Basil salad | adrunkenduck.com

Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad with Garlic Blossoms and Basil

Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad with Garlic Blossoms and Basil.  As beautiful to look at as it is delicious to share as a meal for two or an appetizer for four.

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By |August 24th, 2015|Salads, Vegetables|0 Comments
  • Goat Cheese and Watercress Quiche | adrunkenduck.com

Goat Cheese Quiche with Upland Cress

Make this simple and delicious Goat Cheese Quiche with Upland Cress.  Trust me on this one.  With merely a handful of classic quiche ingredients, you’ll come to love these as the Quiche Fab-Five:


Organic free range eggs, shallots in dry vermouth, goat cheese, peppery cress, baked in a lovingly prepared duck fat and […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Brunch, Eggs, Savory Pies and Tarts, Summer|0 Comments
  • Simple boiled lobster poached in a court bouillon of aromatic vegetables and herbs, and tarted up with Saint Germain, a deliciously fragrant elderflower liqueur | adrunkenduck.com

Boiled Lobster in Court Bouillon and Elderflower Liqueur

Simple boiled lobster poached in a court bouillon of aromatic vegetables and herbs, and tarted up with Saint Germain, a deliciously fragrant elderflower liqueur.

Oh, boy, summertime is positively lobster time.

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By |August 11th, 2015|Seafood, Summer|1 Comment
  • Poached Eggs with Creamed Zucchini Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce | adrunkenduck.com

Poached Eggs with Creamed Zucchini, Asparagus, and Hollandaise

An indulgent brunch of Poached Eggs with Creamed Zucchini, Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce on toasted pumpernickel bread ticks all the boxes.  Throw in a crisp glass of Sancerre, referred to as a brunch friendly French white wine.

Why all the fuss?

Because, darn it, brunch matters.

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By |August 8th, 2015|Brunch, Eggs|1 Comment
  • Shrimp Fajitas with Chorizo and Chipotle Mayo | adrunkenduck.com

Shrimp and Chorizo Fajitas with Chipotle Mayo

Shrimp Fajitas with Spanish Chorizo and Chipotle Mayo on grilled flour tortillas.  Today, let’s double down on intense Spanish flavors with these Tex-Mex fajitas – tender shrimp seasoned with smokey Spanish paprika and cumin, spicy hot Spanish chorizo, a tangy savoy cabbage slaw, and dripping in a creamy chipotle mayo.Read More

By |August 3rd, 2015|Seafood, Summer|0 Comments
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