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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|Categories: Appetizers and Starters, Summer|Tags: , , , , |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 butter pastry tart crust.We talk a tough game when it comes to certain ingredients.  Pork, for one.  The other is […]

August 14th, 2015|Categories: Brunch, Eggs, Savory Pies and Tarts, Summer|Tags: , , , |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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August 11th, 2015|Categories: Seafood, Summer|Tags: , , |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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August 8th, 2015|Categories: Brunch, Eggs|Tags: , , |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

August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Seafood, Summer|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
  • Pork Sliders | adrunkenduck.com

Pork Belly Sliders with Wasabi-Ginger Mayonnaise

Tuck into these Pork Belly Sliders with a creamy Wasabi-Ginger Mayonnaise and crisp, citrus red cabbage slaw on homemade slider buns.  These delightfully piquant little sandwiches have big flavors and porkitude to spare.  Oh, yes, I darn well did say piquant – and I meant it.

The barn door is open and the hogs are runnin’ wild.  Soo-ey!

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July 31st, 2015|Categories: Meats, Summer|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
  • Coq au Vin \ A Drunken Duck

Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin, the classic French fricassée of chicken – or more specifically – tough old rooster, is slowly cooked in mushrooms, onions, pork fat, Armagnac, and a heady braising liquid of Burgundy wine and beef broth.
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July 28th, 2015|Categories: Poultry and Game|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments