Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes
Submitted by: PrayingBear
6 medium (about 2 pounds) potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
4 large cloves garlic, peeled
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried
2/3 cup (5-ounce can) evaporated milk
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
Place potatoes and garlic in large saucepan. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook over medium-high heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Return potatoes and garlic to saucepan. Beat with hand-held mixer until combined. Add Parrmesan cheese, butter and rosemary. Beat until smooth. Gradually beat in evaporated milk until fluffy. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot. Makes 6 servings.

Roasted Seabass with Piccalilli Sauce
Submitted by: Barbiel
1 x 3 lb seabass
fennel, leeks and soft herbs to garnish
White wine and Olive oil
Picallili Sauce (recipe below)
Piccalilli Sauce:
1/2 red pepper
1 spanish onion
1 large cauliflower
1/2 lb silver-skinned onions
1 spanish onion
1 medium cucumber
3 oz ground turmeric
4 oz light brown sugar
1/2 pint white wine vinegar
2 oz english mustard powder
Dice spanish onion and fry in a little oil until soft without colour. Dice the red pepper and add to onions, cook together for about 1 minute. Break the cauliflower down into small florets and add to the pan. Mix in the ground turmeric and cook out for about 2 minutes. Add peeled silver-skinned onions, light brown sugar and white wine vinegar and bring to boil. Peel and deceed cucumber and slice into 1/8 inch chunks. Add to mix with the mustard powder that has been made into a paste with a little water. Boil together for 5 minutes so the vegetables do not loose their crispiness.
Serving: Either portion seabass fillets or roast whole on the bone in the oven on top of onions, fennel, leeks and soft herbs adding a good splash of White wine and Olive oil. Serve with plenty of Piccalilli Sauce. Makes 6 servings.

Submitted by: Vadi
3 cups shredded green cabbage
1 cup finely sliced red onions
3/4 cup finely sliced carrots
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
1/4 cup mayonnaise
Combine all the ingredients except the mayonnaise in a large bowl and toss well to mix. Let sit for 15 minutes. Add the mayonnaise and stir well. Serve immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 day. Makes 3 cups.
Note: Serve with
Braised Beef Short Ribs with Cheddar Polenta

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