Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

Recipe: And the Beet Goes On…

This turned out to be a fantastic recipe, one that we’ve since made a number of times. The dish makes excellent leftovers as well, since the flavors continue to meld and turn into a wonderful, delicious dish. Baked Beets with Dried Cranberries and Sun-Dried Tomatoes This recipe turned out to be “alchemical,” which is to […]

Recipe: Saffron Risotto

Saffron Risotto INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil 2 shallots, peeled and chopped 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine 6-7 cups vegetable stock 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (plus a little extra to garnish) salt and pepper to taste SERVES FOUR. Heat the butter or […]

Recipe: Pear Mouses

I remember making pear mouses with my Grandma Pratt in Birmingham, MI when I was little (in the early 1980’s), but these are somewhat different. Here’s how to make the Serafini Pear Mouse: BODY: • 1/2 a fresh, ripe bartlett pear, peeled and cored Cut wedges into the pear half where the ears will go. […]

Recipe: Pineapple Pig Bombs

Our kitchen wasn’t quite finished yet, but the grill worked, and Michael was about to leave for a month in Alaska. Darn it if he didn’t have $40 worth of pancetta in his fridge that needed to be eaten up before he left town! Thus, he let us in on the divine mystery that is […]

Welcome to Kristin and Gabriel's Kitchen

Kristin and Gabriel decided to re-do their kitchen. This site will document the remodel process, the design decisions to be made, and the people who have visited, cooked, and enjoyed the final results of the kitchen project. It will feature recipies that we’ve made and will share the ongoing usage of the kitchen. This site […]