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Phoenix's Grecian Hummus

Serves 4

1 can garbanzo beans
4 tablespoons garlic, minced
5 ounces lemon juice
4 ounces tahini
1 1/3 cups extra virgin olive oil
2 ounces hot water
6 dashes Tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 teaspoons kosher salt
1 pinch white pepper

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Bourbon Street's Gumbo

Serves 8

1 large chicken breast
1 tablespoon butter, clarified
²⁄³ cup onion, diced small
¹⁄³ cup green pepper, diced small
¹⁄³ cup celery, diced small
¹⁄³ cup red pepper, diced small
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon granulated garlic
½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1½ cups chicken stock
5 ounces Andouille sausage, precooked, sliced ¹⁄8-inch thick
½ teaspoon minced garlic
1 sprig fresh thyme
4 teaspoons Crystal hot sauce
1¼ cups roux

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Red Rok's Old fashioned

Serves 1

1 slice orange
1 marachino cherry
1 sugar cube
Dash bitters
Bourbon
Soda water
Cubed ice

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Mad Anthony's Scotch Eggs

Serves 2-4 as appetizer 

2 hard-boiled eggs
2 uncooked sausage patties, your choice of style
Panko bread crumbs
Vegetable oil for deep frying

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Chappell's Shellfish mix

Serves 2

12 Prince Edward Island mussels
8 shrimp
8 sea scallops
2 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon olive oil
1½ teaspooons fresh minced garlic
1 cup diced Italian tomatoes
3 tablespoons chiffonaded fresh basil 
¼ cup white wine
kosher salt to taste
cracked black pepper to taste

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Lavender Poundcake from Sweet Violets

Serves 12-16

1 cup buttermilk
¼ teaspoon baking soda
3 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
6 eggs
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon or almond extract
2 tablespoons finely chopped lavender blossoms
3 cups flour

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Shigs in Pit's Tangy Barbecue Sauce

4 cups white vinegar
2 cups ketchup
¼ cup kosher salt
2 cups white sugar
1½ tablespoons granulated garlic
¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

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Pasta Sonoma from Henry's

Serves 1

¼ cup diced zucchini
¼ cup sliced fresh mushrooms
¼ cup diced roasted red peppers
½ cup quartered artichoke hearts
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced shallots
2 tablespoons pine nuts
Salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
8 ounces vegetable stock
8 ounces dried pasta of choice

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Blueberry Muffins from Trionfale

Makes 10 large muffins

2 eggs
½ cup oil
1 cup milk
1½ cups blueberries
3¹⁄³ cups flour (divided)
2 cups sugar (divided)
1 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
¼ cup butter (cold)

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A Martini from Club Soda

Serves 1

2 ounces vodka
½  ounce triple sec
¾ ounce basil-infused simple syrup (boil basil leaves with 2 parts sugar to 1 part water, cool and strain)
3 ounces blood orange juice

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Penne with prosciutto, chicken and peas from Salvatori’s

Serves 2

12 ounces penne pasta
8 ounces boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
4 ounces prosciutto, sliced or diced as you prefer
6 ounces frozen green peas
8 ounces diced canned tomatoes, drained, or fresh ripe, firm Roma tomatoes peeled and seeded
½ large onion, red or white, peeled and cut in strips
Salt and pepper  (to taste)

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Stewed goat from Tropic Chicken

Serves 8

4 pounds goat ribs and shank, cut into bite-sized pieces (available at specialty butchers)
2 tablespoons chopped garlic
¼ cup white vinegar
1 to 1½ tablespoons black pepper
1 to 1½ tablespoons oregano
Salt to taste
1 large onion, sliced
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
3 tablespoons tomato paste
Chopped cilantro, to taste

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Tom Yum Goong

from Bangkok Thai & Sushi Bar

Serves 2

16 ounces water
3 inches sliced galangal root
2 sticks lemongrass, trimmed and bruised
3 fresh kaffir lime leaves or 4 dried
2 ounces straw or oyster mushrooms
2 tablespoons Tom Yum paste
Chopped or whole fresh Thai chili to taste
4 ounces peeled and de-veined shrimp (or protein of choice: sliced beef, chicken or tofu)
5 sprigs of cilantro, chopped

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Baker Street Smoked Gouda and Crab Dip

Serves 4 to 6

1 pound cream cheese
1 cup smoked Gouda cheese
½ cup diced roasted red pepper
½ tablespoon Old Bay Seafood Seasoning
¾ cup chopped, cooked spinach,
well drained
¼ pound good-quality crab meat, cooked