Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs Grilled Tuna with Herbed Aïoli, from Bon Appetit, July 2003 YIELD: Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise 4 7-ounce tuna steaks (each about 1 … More Grilled Tuna and Soft-Shell Crabs

Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

One quick note about getting copies of Dr. Atkins’ original book: I noticed, when updating my Amazon store (look over there) there are a lot more copies of the book available. I have listed the 1972, 1980, 1984, and 1990 publishing dates. I think up until the 1990 version, they are roughly the same. Judith, … More Dr. Atkins’ Steak and Barbecue Sauce (and copies of the Original book)

Mustard Sauce

Mustard Sauce Makes 1 cup (16 Tablespoons) 3 Tablespoons onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon butter 8 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce 1/2 Tablespoon chopped chives Saute onions in butter until soft. Stir in mustard and cream until well heated (do not boil). Blend in Worcestershire Sauce. Sprinkle with chives. Serve … More Mustard Sauce

Horseradish Cream

Since I have been craving horseradish, I finally bought some.  We also bought a tri tip to cook over some hardwood charcoal (the best smell in the world).  So, I looked around the web for some recipes and couldn’t figure out which one to try.  I pretty much just made it up as I went … More Horseradish Cream

Grüne Soße: Frankfurt’s Seven-Herb Sauce for Green Thursdays

Another sauce to add to our diet to spice things up. * 4 packed cups (5 ounces) mixed fresh herbs: parsley, chives, chervil, cress (or alfalfa), pimpernel, sorrel, borage, tarragon and lemon balm * ¼ cup vegetable oil * 4 hard-boiled eggs * 1 cup plain yoghurt * 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar * … More Grüne Soße: Frankfurt’s Seven-Herb Sauce for Green Thursdays

Sugo Bianco – White Pasta Sauce

This sounds fantastic! 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 2 T extra virgin olive oil 2 sweet Italian sausages 2 large fresh porcini mushrooms, or use one 1/2-oz package dried mushrooms and 1/4 lb fresh shiitake mushrooms 1 medium zucchini 3 or 4 fresh sage leaves, coarsely chopped 3 to 4 T fresh cream … More Sugo Bianco – White Pasta Sauce

Sinyeh – Kebab Patties Baked in Tahini

For this recipe, I will post the ingredients for (and some notes) but you have to go to her blog to see the wonderful pictures and read about her experience. Ingredients for kebabs 1 kg/2 lbs ground lamb, beef, turkey or chicken, coarsely ground 2 tablespoons olive oil or, if available, 25 gr./1 oz. … More Sinyeh – Kebab Patties Baked in Tahini

Mushroom Sauce

From Dr. Atkins Diet Cookbook (1974) Makes 26 Tablespoons 2 Tablespoons butter 1/2 cup mushrooms, diced 2 teaspoons diced onion 1 recipe Quick Cream Sauce Melt butter in skillet.  Saute mushrooms and onion in butter until soft and light brown. Fold into cream sauce.  Simmer for 5 minutes. Total Grams: 10.6 Grams per Tablespoon: .4 … More Mushroom Sauce

Quick Cream Sauce

From Dr. Atkins Diet Cookbook (1974) Makes 16 Tablespoons 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup cream Place all ingredients in saucepan. Heat slowly, stirring constantly, until smooth. Total grams of carbohydrates: 4.6 Grams per Tablespoon: .3

Cheese Sauce

From Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution, 1992 Makes 18 Tablespoons 3/4 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup water 3/4 pound (1 1/2 cups) Cheddar cheese, diced 1 teaspoon prepared mustard 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon paprika In a double boiler, combine ingredients.  Simmer slowly, stirring constantly until smooth. Total grams carbohydrates: 10.5 Grams … More Cheese Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

From 1972 Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution Makes 16 Tablespoons 1/2 cup butter 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash of cayenne pepper 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 2/3 cup boiling water 4 egg yolks Melt butter in top part of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, stirring constantly until creamy. Add salt, cayenne, lemon juice, and water.  Beat … More Hollandaise Sauce

Bearnaise Sauce

From Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution, 1972 Makes 16 Tablespoons Blend until smooth: 1/2 cup melted butter 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 3 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon parsley 1/4 teaspoon Krazy Salt 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard Cook together: 2 Tablespoons white wine (or chicken broth) 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 1 Tablespoon tarragon vinegar 2 teaspoons chopped scallions … More Bearnaise Sauce

Basic Cream Sauce

From Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution (1972) Now, I made this sauce last night (September 27. 2011).  If you want a butter sauce, this is the sauce for you.  I was hoping for more of a white “gravy” like sauce.  This was far from that. Makes 18 Tablespoons 1/2 cup butter 3 egg yolks 1/4 cup … More Basic Cream Sauce