Recipe List

Appetizers

  • Tomatoes with a Bow to Italy To serve 2 people:1 very large, very ripe tomato (or two medium tomatoes or 15-20 cherry tomatoes)1-2 cloves garlic½ teaspoon salt (use more, if needed)¼ teaspoon ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2011, 4:58 PM by Robert Corn
  • Butternut Squash Puff Pastry Notes:  Puree first created 10/27/01 Madison, Wisconsin.  Puff pastry adaptation made for Corn Research Group Holiday Party 12/17/01.  Recipe adapted for Thanksgiving with The Boroviks and ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2010, 1:50 PM by Lucy Ito
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Soups

  • Twice "Porked" Chilli  For 12+ For 6  1 lb.     1/2 lb. bacon (Boar's Head) 2 1 large (humungous) onion(s) 2 lbs.  1 lb. ground pork ~6 lbs. ~3 lbs. tomatoes ...
    Posted Jul 21, 2013, 3:32 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Misoshiru (Miso Soup) Dashi:1 quart cold water1 ounce konbu (giant kelp)1 ounce shaved bonito flakes (hana-katsuo)Wipe konbu with a damp cloth.  Add water and konbu to a saucepan ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2010, 1:14 PM by Robert Corn
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Salads

  • Corn, Grape Tomato, & Black Bean Salad A variation on Cecelia's Chilean Corn & Tomato Salad.  Made with the McInPenners specifically in mind.4 ears corn2 15-oz cans black beans1 tub (10.5 oz ...
    Posted Nov 6, 2013, 9:35 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Persimmon & Water Cress Salad 1 C. walnut pieces2 tins oyster tins4 fuyu persimmons, peeled and slicedwater cress or arugulawhite wine vinegarextra virgin olive oilPreheat oven to 375°F ...
    Posted Jul 21, 2013, 3:46 PM by Lucy Ito
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Seafood

  • Passion Fruit Ceviche 1 lb. ahi cubes (available at Santa Monica Seafood)1 English cucumber, peeled and cubedsalt2 limes to yield about 1/4 C lime juice4 passion fruit to ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2015, 12:43 PM by Robert Corn
  • Ahi-Avocado Poke For A Crowd:Dressing: 1/2 C. soy sauce 2 T. wasabi powder 1/2 C. rice vinegar 1/2 C. lemon juice, freshly squeezed   4 lbs. ahi tuna, cubed ...
    Posted Aug 23, 2014, 7:48 AM by Robert Corn
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Poultry

  • Parsley-Sage-Rosemary-and-Thyme Turkey Pot Pie This recipe was inspired by Theresa Bounassi's suggestion that we get together for an early Thanksgiving celebration.  I borrowed from two FoodNetwork recipes to figure out how to create ...
    Posted Nov 24, 2013, 1:02 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Roast turkey in a bag Turkey in an oven bagRecipe from Rob's mother Alma.1)  Preparation of the bird    remove feathers    clean out cavity - especially kidneys    remove slabs of fat in the bottom ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2010, 2:12 PM by Robert Corn
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Meats

  • Mabo Tofu (Family Proportions) Combine in a 4-cup measure (stirring to dissolve corn starch):16 oz. chicken broth2 T. corn starch3 T. soy sauce2 T. Shaoxing sherry1 t. salt ...
    Posted Jul 27, 2015, 2:44 PM by Robert Corn
  • Baby Back Ribs with Ginger-Soy Glaze (Adapted from Bauer, The Secrets of Success Cookbook:  Signature Recipes and Insider Tips from San Francisco’s Best Restaurants, pp. 140-1.)Serves 4 (x 4)(8 racks/14 lbs ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2010, 8:07 PM by Robert Corn
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Vegetables

  • Corn & Tomato Gratin Adapted from Ruth Reichl, Gourmet Today (2009), page 594.Serves 6-8.1-1/2 pounds tomatoes6-8 ears of corn (to yield approximately 4 cups of kernels)kosher ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2013, 11:58 AM by Lucy Ito
  • Ratatouille Tart (Adapted from Bon Appetit, October 1994.)Making the Ratatouille: 6 T. extra virgin olive oil1 pound Japanese, Chinese, or Italian eggplant, cut into uniform 1-inch tri-cubes1 ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2012, 7:46 PM by Lucy Ito
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Breads and...

  • "Fat Sunday" HdP Biscuits Adapted from Emeril Lagasse's "Sage Biscuits," in Sarah Jane English, Top Chefs in New Orleans (1992), p. 93.Serves 8-103 C. flour1 T. baking powder1 ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 11:28 AM by Lucy Ito
  • White Cheddar Spoon Bread (Adapted from S. Spicer, Bayona, Crescent City Cooking, p.315.)Serves 121/2 stick unsalted butterpanko or bread crumbs2 sticks unsalted butter (1/2 lb.)1 medium ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2012, 5:07 PM by Robert Corn
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Rice and Noodles

  • Saffron Rice Adapted from: Diane Rossen Worthington, The Cuisine of California, 1983, page 217.Yield:  4-6 people1 quart chicken broth or stock1-1/2 t. saffron threads1/4 ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2011, 2:55 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Lasagne Rolls with Turkey Ragu Sauce Adapted from Saveur's Italy Cooks, page ___ and L. Kasper, Splendid Table, pages 165-7.  Serves 10 Serves 20 Ragu Meat Sauce:   Yield: 5 cups 10 cups extra virgin olive ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2012, 6:04 PM by Lucy Ito
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Eggs

  • Leek and Goat Cheese Frittata For 4-6 Servings:3 - 4 leeks6 oz. Applewood or hickory smoked bacon1 T. extra virgin olive oil 1/3 C. sauvignon blanc (or other dry white wine ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2012, 5:31 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Chawan Mushi Filling:1/2 chicken breast, skinned and boned1 t. sake1 t. soy sauce4 small shrimp, shelled and deveined4 stalks watercress4 water chestnuts, (peeled and) sliced ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2012, 5:30 PM by Lucy Ito
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Desserts

  • Cappuccino Gelato Adapted from "Espresso Gelato" by Jacob Kennedy of Gelupo (London gelateria) in Bocca:  Cookbook, as reported by Aleksandra Crapanzano in Wall Street Journal, August 2015.Serves:  6 - 82-1 ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2015, 1:02 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Raspberry Clafoutis Adapted from Ruth Reichl, Gourmet Today (2009), page 816.Conceived in honor of Caleb Borovik's graduation-matriculation.  Serves 8Special Equipment:    8 individual baking cups with 1 - 1.5 ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2013, 12:05 PM by Lucy Ito
  • Chocolate Swirl Sauce and Bananas Royale (Adapted from M. Bergin & J. Gethers, Spago Chocolate (1999), p. 211) Yield: 2.5 cups Ingredients: 1 C. unsweetened cocoa powder (Dutch-processed preferred) 6 oz. bittersweet chocolate chips or ...
    Posted Sep 10, 2012, 7:43 AM by Robert Corn
  • Chocolate Madeleines (Adapted from M. Bergin & J. Gethers, Spago Chocolate (1999), p. 59 Yield: 28-30 "cakes"Ingredients:vegetable spray or softened butter1-1/4 C. powdered confectioner's sugar plus ...
    Posted Sep 10, 2012, 7:33 AM by Robert Corn
  • Almond-Amaretto Biscotti (Adapted from Paul Bertolli, Chez Panisse Cooking (1988), "Walnut Biscotti", page 317.)Yield:  Approximately 4 dozen biscotti4-1/4 C. flour3 t. baking powder1/2 t. salt ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2010, 11:49 AM by Lucy Ito
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Beverages

  • Turbinado Syrup 4 C. Turbinado sugar ("raw sugar")3 C. spring water1 oz. vodka (Chopin Polish vodka)Combine sugar and water in a saucepan.  Over medium-high heat, stir until sugar ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2015, 6:53 PM by Lucy Ito
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Menus

  • Rabbit LNY Party 2011  2011 YEAR OF THE RABBIT CELEBRATIONCasa CornItoSaturday, February 5, 2011, 7:00 post meridienHonored RabbitsPat WadeBarbaraBrian MiyamotoDelaina LawRichard EricksonArrival FareHot ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2011, 10:52 AM by Robert Corn
  • 2010 Tree-Trimming Party 2010 Tree-Trimming PartyCorn Research Group  6:30 post meridian.....Wednesday, December 22, 2010.....Casa CornIto  aaron, Mike, WenJuan, Ying, Yulin, Iuliana & Nate, Nico & Sean, Andrej, Rob & Lucy    Arrival ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2014, 11:31 AM by Lucy Ito
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Notes

  • Lucy's Recipe Journal Entries 11/6/91 - 12/25/99 Shrimp, Baby Orange Tomatoes, & Ikura with Penne 11/6/91 Dry Jerk Spices 11/11/91 Smoked Oysters & Hachiya Persimmons on Bed of Watercress ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2013, 12:42 PM by Robert Corn
  • Two Sashimi Haiku from Per Gjerde Emailed a long, long time ago:From:   IN%"block%garnet.Berkeley.EDU@violet.berkeley.edu"To:     CORN@bert.chem.wisc.eduSubj:   Hot weather sushi"Kazuoo is in season"The ...
    Posted Feb 21, 2010, 7:47 PM by Robert Corn
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