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Chef Egg May 2014 Events

Featured Events

Chef Egg Live: Grilled Cheese Please
Thursday May 8th, 7:15-9:30p at Blue Moon Cafe

Menu: Aged Cheddar and Green Apple on Cinnamon Raison Bread, French Croque Monsure (Ham and Gruyere), Open Faced Jalapeño and Crab, Goat Cheese, Avocado and Tomato

Tickets and Info at www.chefegg23.eventbrite.com

Chef Egg at the Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar
Sunday May 11th, 9:00a-11:00a

Chef Egg Live Blue Moon Brunch
Thursday May 29th, 7:15-9:30p at Blue Moon Cafe

Menu: Fresh Fruit with Mint and Booze, Blue Moons Café's Capt. Crunch French Toast, Poached Eggs with Hollandaise over Maple Sausage and Sweet Potato Hash

Tickets and Info at www.chefegg23.eventbrite.com

Free Classes at Whole Foods Market

Vegetarian Mothers Day Brunch

Menu: Blueberry and Cornmeal Pancakes with Peaches, Garden Vegetable Quiche, Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

  • Whole Foods Market Rockville, Tuesday May 6th, 6:30p
  • Whole Foods Market Harbor East, Wednesday May 7th, 6:00p
  • Cooking with Teens

    Menu: Spring Vegetable Pasta Carbonara and Green Salad with Homemade Dressing

  • Whole Foods Market Rockville, Tuesday May 27th, 6:30p
  • Asparagus, Bacon and White Bean Soup

    Asparagus, Bacon and White Bean Soup

  • 4 slices Bacon* or Smoked Turkey, chopped
  • 1 C Leaks or Onions, sliced or diced
  • 1 Carrot, small dice
  • 1 Celery, small dice
  • 1 C White Wine (Optional)
  • 1 qt. Chicken or Vegetable Stock or Water, low or no salt variety
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 lb. Asparagus, small dice
  • 1 can White Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • ½ Lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp. Salt and Pepper
  • Place a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the bacon to the pan, brown the bacon and then remove. Add the leeks or onions, celery and carrot to the pot and sweat over low heat. Add the white wine and reduce by half. Add the stock, beans and bay leaf then simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. Add the asparagus and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Adjust the flavor by stirring in the sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Garnish with fresh herbs and crispy bacon.

    *Feel free to not add bacon for a vegetarian option.

    Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes

    Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes

  • 4 Bacon, strips
  • 1/4 Onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. Garlic, smashed
  • 2 C Tomato, chopped
  • 1 C Red Wine, White Wine or Chicken and Veggie Stock
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt and Pepper
  • 8 oz. Pasta
  • 1/2 C Pasta Water
  • 1/4 C Fresh Basil, chopped or 2 tsp. dried
  • Heat a small saucepan or skillet over medium heat, add the bacon and cook until crisp. Add the onions, cook until soft then add the garlic and and cook for one minute. Add the tomatoes, wine or stock and sugar to the pan. Cover the sauce and simmer on low heat until the tomatoes break down, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

    Place the pasta in a pot of boiling, salted water and cook for 2 minutes less the the instructions read. Add the pasta and 1/2 C of the pasta water to the tomato sauce. Simmer the pasta for 3 minutes or until the sauce soaks into the pasta then stir in the basil.

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    Chef Egg April 2014 Events

    Chef Egg April 2014 Events

    Chef Egg at Baltimore Farmer's Market and Bazaar
    Sunday April 4th 2014, 10:00a -12:00p

    Sunday Brunch on WBAL TV
    Sunday April 20th, 7:50 and 9:50 am

    11th Annual Baltimore Greenweek presents, Chef Egg at Stratford University
    Monday April 21st, 10:00 -11:30a at Stratford University

    Tickets and information at ... https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooking-with-chef-egg-part-of-the-11th-annual-baltimore-green-week-tickets-1923093023

    Chef Egg Live: Spring Forward! at Blue Moon Café
    Thursday April 24th, 7:15p - 9:15p.

    Menu: Boneless Leg of Lamb with Horseradish Dressing, Asparagus, White Bean and Bacon Soup, Lemon and Almond Macaroons

    Tickets and Info at www.chefegg23.eventbrite.com

    Teen Cooking: Breakfast Bonanza at Whole Foods Market Rockville
    Tuesday April 29th, 6:30 - 8:00p

    Menu: Mexican Chilaquiles with Fresh Guacamole and Pico de Gallo, Strawberry and Banana Stuffed French Toast.

    Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • 1 lb. Ground Chicken
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Fish Sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1 Lime, Juiced
  • ¼ C Fresh Basil, chopped
  • 8 Lettuce Leaves
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil. When the oil smokes, place the chicken in the pan and brown well. While that is cooking mix the next 4 ingredients into a bowl and mix to combine. Add the sauce to the chicken and cook until thick. Add the basil to the chicken and toss to combine.

    Quick Pickled Cabbage

  • 2 C Cabbage, shredded thin
  • 3 tbsp. White Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • Place all of the ingredients into a bowl and toss to combine. Place the cabbage in the fridge, toss every 5 minutes for 30 minutes and serve chilled.

    Baked Squash with Feta Cheese


    Yellow Squash Recipe With Cheese, Zucchini & Onion -- powered by ehow

    Baked Squash with Feta Cheese

  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 2 Yellow Squash, diced
  • 2 Zucchini, diced
  • ½ Onion, diced
  • ½ tsp. Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Dried Herbs
  • 1/3 C Feta Cheese
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil to the pan. When the oil starts to smoke add the squash, zucchini and onions to the pan. Add the herbs and toss the vegetables, cook for 2 minutes, toss again and repeat. Top the squash with the feta cheese and broil until golden brown. Remove the pan from the under the broiler, garnish with herbs and serve.

    Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

    Apple and cinnamon oatmeal was a childhood favorite of mine. But as I grew up, so did my taste for really good food. Instead of powdered oatmeal dregs and little dehydrated apples, this recipe calls for hearty oats and whole sautéed apples. If you want to get hard core you can add flax seeds, wheat berries and farrow. You can also with up the fruits to sautéed peaches or mangoes; dried fruits like raisons, crayons, apricots and figs, or throw in fresh berries and bananas.

    Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

  • 2 servings Hearty Oatmeal, cooked
  • 2 Apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Honey, Brown Sugar or Agave Nectar
  • 1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/4 C Chopped Nuts or Seeds
  • Place a small skillet over medium/low heat, add the butter and apples to the pan and cook until soft, about 5-7 minutes. Add the honey and cinnamon and cook for 1 minute until you can smell the cinnamon. Place a serving of the cooked oatmeal in a bowl, top with apples and garnish with some chopped nuts or seeds.

    Pecan Crusted Chicken with Mustard Cream Sauce


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    Pecan Crusted Chicken with Mustard Cream Sauce

  • 3-5 Chicken Thighs, boneless and skinless
  • ½ tsp. Salt and Pepper
  • ½ C Flour
  • 2 Egg
  • 1/2 C Pecans, Ground
  • 1 C Bread Crumbs
  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • ¼ C White Wine
  • ¼ C Chicken Stock
  • 1 tbsp. Whole Grain Mustard
  • ¼ C Cream
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat and season the chicken in the salt and pepper. Mix the bread crumbs and pecans together. Lightly dredge the chicken in flour, egg then press into the pecan mixture. Place the butter in the skillet and when the foam subsides place the chicken into the pan. Cook the chicken on one side, until golden brown, about 4 minutes then turn and repeat. When the chicken is cooked through, remove form the pan. De-glaze the pan with the wine and chicken stock and reduce by half. Stir in the mustard and cream then season with salt and pepper. Serve the chicken on a platter, drizzle with sauce and garnish with herbs.

    Chef Egg March 2014 Events

    Featured Events and Happenings

    Chef Egg on Baltimore's WBAL TV
    Sunday March 9th at 7:50a and 9:50a

    Chef Egg Live: St. Patrick's Day Celebration

    Thursday March 13th, 7:15-9:15p at Blue Moon Café, Cost $10

    Menu: Guinness and Beef Shepherd's Pie with Green Pesto Mash, Bacon and Cabbage Colcannon, Irish Car Bomb Shakes

    Tickets and Info at www.chefegg23.eventbrite.com

    Chef Egg Live: One Pot Meals

    Thursday March 27th, 7:15-9:15p at Blue Moon Café, Cost $10

    Menu: Beef Stroganoff, Chicken Pot Pie with Homemade Biscuits, Skillet Apple Cobbler

    Tickets and Info at www.chefegg23.eventbrite.com

    Free Events at Whole Foods Market, RSVP - egg@cookingwithegg.com

    Falafel Fest with Chef Egg
    Whole Foods Market Rockville, Tuesday March 11th, 6:30-8:00p

    Menu: Homemade Chickpea Fritters, Fresh Tabuleh, Baba Ganoush, Tzadziki and Hummus

    Thai One On - Hands On Cooking with Chef Egg
    Whole Foods Market Rockville, Tuesday March 25th, 6:30-8:00p

    Menu: Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Mango and Shrimp Summer Rolls

    Parmesan Crusted Tilapia


    Sauteed, Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia -- powered by ehow

    Sautéed Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

  • 3 Tilapia Filets
  • 1 tsp. Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Italian Dried Herbs
  • 1 C Flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 C Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 C Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tbsp. Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Mix the cheese and breadcrumbs together and place on a plate. Season the tilapia with salt, pepper, and dried herbs. Dredge the filets lightly in the flour, then eggs, then the cheese and breadcrumb mixture. Place a skillet over medium heat and add the butter and oil to the pan. When the foam subsides, place the filet in the pan and let cook for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Turn the fish once and repeat. Remove the fish from the pan and drain on a towel. Serve the fish on a platter and garnish with lemon and herbs.

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