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

  • 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
  • Shrimp Étouffée Adapted from Rima & Richard Collin, "Crawfish Étouffée," The New Orleans Cookbook, (1987) p.54.For a Crowd:  (Serves 12)1-1/2 C. salted butter (3 sticks)1 C. flour ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 11:08 AM by Lucy Ito
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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 Mar 21, 2010, 1:07 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

  • 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
  • Apple-Almond Tart Note:  This recipe is adapted from Diane Rossen Worthington's, "The Cuisine of California," (1983).  This book was the very first cookbook Rob gave me when we were courting each ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2010, 11:46 AM 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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