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Crab Cakes Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Mini Crab Cakes

You can make make the mix ahead of time, and patty up and freeze. Can even cook half way then, heat up in the oven. Add pickled jalapenos for some extra kick, delicious! Mini crab cakes  make 20 mini cakes Ingredients: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 large egg, beaten 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire […]


layered fruit bowl Chef Marshall O'Brien

Layered Fruit Bowl

Layered Fruit Bowl Serves many Ingredients: Watermelon, balled Blueberries, washed Strawberries, washed, stems removed, cut in half Golden kiwi for garnish Star fruit for garnish Directions Use a glass bowl and alternate layers of water melon, blueberries, strawberries. Repeat process as desired, then garnish with kiwi and star fruit. 


Cheesy Lentils Chef Marshall O'Brien

Cheesy Lentils

Serves 10-15  Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups vegetable or chicken broth, low sodium 1 3/4 cups dry green lentils, rinsed 1 cup yellow onion, chopped small 1 1/2 cups carrots, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 – 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 […]


Fennel with Roasted Red Pepper Chef Marshall O'Brien

Fennel with Roasted Red Pepper

Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups fresh fennel bulb, thinly sliced 1 cup roasted red pepper, diced 1/2 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 2 teaspoons fennel fronds 1/4 teaspoons salt Directions: Cut fennel into manageable sized chunks then thinly slice. Toss all ingredients together, and let sit over night in refrigerator. Serve at room temperature with crackers, […]


Parmesan Greens Chef Marshall O'Brien

Parmesan Greens

Substitute spinach or use baby kale for this easy and very delicious recipe. Serves 2-4 Ingredients:  1 bunch fresh chard or beet greens – the beets can be roasted and put in a salad or eaten as a side dish. ¼ Cup white onion, small chop 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter 1 entire whole green […]


Asian Marinated Cucumbers

Recipe: Asian Marinated Cucumbers

  Ingredients: 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp brown sugar or honey 1 or 2 pinches ginger, dried, ground 1 tsp cilantro, fresh, chopped 2 tbsp + 1 tsp olive oil 3/4 lb. cucumbers  Directions: Mince cilantro, then measure. In bowl whisk apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, sugar or honey, ginger […]


messy hummus sandwich chef marshall o'brien

Recipe: Messy Hummus Sandwich – but man is it good….

Packed with flavor from guacamole and delicious vegetables, enjoy as is or top off with sliced turkey. Serves 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 8 slices whole wheat bread 4 Tbsp. hummus 4 Tbsp. guacamole 4 romaine lettuce leaves 4 Tbsp. feta or goat cheese 2 mini cucumbers, sliced 1 medium tomato, sliced Directions: 1. […]


Watermelon Salsa Chef Marshall O'Brien

Watermelon Salsa

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 c seeded and diced watermelon (any variety or color) 1/2 cup minced onion                               ½ cup minced fresh cilantro 1 Tbsp. minced jalapeno pepper       ½ tsp. salt 1 Tbsp fresh garlic clove, minced   […]


Italian Breakfast Boat Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Italian Breakfast Boat

Great presentation appeal, wow.  Add fresh herbs like basil, thyme or get rich with caramelized onions mixed in. Enjoy! Serves 8 Ingredients: 1 loaf hard crusted artisian bread  1 pound italian sausage, cooked, cooled, cut into bite size pieces 10 eggs, whisked 3/4 cup milk 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated 3 green onions, sliced entire green […]


Pineapple Pear Smoothie Chef Marshall O'Brien

Recipe: Pineapple Pear Smoothie

Just 4 ingredients, switch pears with other sweet fruit, or just add more of your favorites. For less tang, you can substitute the plain yogurt for vanilla. Serves 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups pineapple, frozen, (chopped, tidbits, pieces works fine) 1 green or yellow pear, peeled (optional), cored, rough chopped 1 cup […]

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