Month: November 2017

Prunes in Red Wine recipe

The recipe I am going to share with you is a seasonal recipe. If the prunes are available in your area you must try this recipe at least once.

Prunes with Wine

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of dry red wine.
  • 2 tablespoons of honey.
  • 6 cups of pitted dried prunes.
  • 1 whole vanilla bean.

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the dry red wine and honey.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Lower heat to medium, then add the prunes. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  4. Spoon into a heat-proof container.
  5. Add the vanilla bean.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  7. Reheat or serve chilled, removing vanilla bean before serving.

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Quail in Sauternes recipe

Today, I will share with you quail recipe that is cooked in Sauternes.

Quail in Sauternes recipe

Ingredients:

  • 4 quail, about ¾ lb each.
  • ¾ cup of butter, melted.
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  • 3 tablespoons of flour.
  • 1 can (10-½ ounces) of condensed chicken broth.
  • ¾ cup of water.
  • ½ cup of Sauternes.
  • Dash of cayenne.

Directions:

  1. Split each quail down the center breast and open flat.
  2. Brush lightly with some of the melted butter.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides.
  4. Broil the quail for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Pour the remaining butter into a skillet.
  6. Stir in the flour, then gradually stir in the chicken broth, water, and Sauternes.
  7. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce bubbles and thickens.
  8. Add the cayenne and broiled quail.
  9. Simmer, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until quail are tender.

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