• Herbed mushroom spread recipe
    Appetizers

    Herbed Mushroom Spread (Paté)

    1 c. butter 4 green onions, white parts only, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1½ lb. coarsely chopped mushrooms 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped (or 2 tsp dried) 1 tsp. dried thyme ½ c. dry white wine 2 tbsp. dry sherry ¼ tsp. pepper Toasted French or Rye bread slices, or Melba Toast Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add onion and garlic; saute until onion is tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in mushrooms, parsley and thyme; saute for 10 minutes. Stir in wine, sherry, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced and thickened, about 10 minutes. Cool slightly. Puree in blender or food processor…

  • coq au vin recipe
    Chicken,  Main Course

    Coq au Vin

      4 slices bacon, diced 1Tbl butter or margarine 3lb chicken, cut up (bone in, skin on) Salt Fresh ground pepper 18 – 20 very small white onions, peeled 2 c thickly sliced mushrooms 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tbl flour ¼ c brandy 1 ¾ c strong, red fruity wine such as burgundy (or you can substitute Marsala wine using these directions) 1/3 c chopped parsley 1 bay leaf ¼ tsp dried thyme 1 c. carrots, chopped (optional, I haven’t used. I added this option to the recipe since I’ve seen it in other Coq au Vin recipes, but it wasn’t in this original recipe)   Preheat oven to…