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chefdavid in Okemos, Michigan

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Caviar with Buddha’s Hand Citron-Infused Vodka. Here’s a fun way of enjoying colorful steelhead caviar with friends. Line up several shot glasses, adding a generous dollop of caviar to each one. When everyone is ready, top u

Caviar with Buddha’s Hand Citron-Infused Vodka. Here’s a fun way of enjoying colorful steelhead caviar with friends. Line up several shot glasses, adding a generous dollop of caviar to each one. When everyone is ready, top u

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Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bo Kho). It’s hard to imagine anything more appetizing than the house-filling fragrance of simmering bo kho, the classic Vietnamese beef stew. This dish is the perfect introduction to a new world of flavo

Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bo Kho). It’s hard to imagine anything more appetizing than the house-filling fragrance of simmering bo kho, the classic Vietnamese beef stew. This dish is the perfect introduction to a new world of flavo

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Crispy Risotto-stuffed Morels. We filled our favorite mushroom, the magnificent morel, with risotto and cheese, then coated it with crispy panko crumbs and pan-fried it to perfection. After all, the morel is ready-made for stuff

Crispy Risotto-stuffed Morels. We filled our favorite mushroom, the magnificent morel, with risotto and cheese, then coated it with crispy panko crumbs and pan-fried it to perfection. After all, the morel is ready-made for stuff

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Thai Green Curry with Chicken and Fiddleheads. The fiddlehead’s wild “green” flavor goes very nicely in this version of a classic Thai dish, green curry.

Thai Green Curry with Chicken and Fiddleheads. The fiddlehead’s wild “green” flavor goes very nicely in this version of a classic Thai dish, green curry.

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Grilled Ramp Relish. This wildly flavorful ramp relish could be used as a condiment with just about anything, from brats to burgers {recipe}

Grilled Ramp Relish. This wildly flavorful ramp relish could be used as a condiment with just about anything, from brats to burgers {recipe}

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Grilled Pizzettas with Fire-roasted Tomatoes and Barolo Salami. Grilling fresh, yeasty dough delivers a wonderfully textured crust with a crackly-crisp exterior and soft, tender center.

Grilled Pizzettas with Fire-roasted Tomatoes and Barolo Salami. Grilling fresh, yeasty dough delivers a wonderfully textured crust with a crackly-crisp exterior and soft, tender center.

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Ramp (Wild Leek) Focaccia. This simple recipe uses only a handful of ingredients, so it’s important to use really good extra virgin olive oil.

Ramp (Wild Leek) Focaccia. This simple recipe uses only a handful of ingredients, so it’s important to use really good extra virgin olive oil.

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Warm Fiddlehead Salad with Pistachios and Parmesan. A warm salad, tossed in a classic tangy vinaigrette and topped with a few garnishes that highlight their untamed, wild flavor.

Warm Fiddlehead Salad with Pistachios and Parmesan. A warm salad, tossed in a classic tangy vinaigrette and topped with a few garnishes that highlight their untamed, wild flavor.

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Stir-Fried Pork with Cucumber and Asian Mushrooms. A simple and harmonious union of pork, cucumber and mushrooms, resulting in a dish which is delicate in flavor and satisfying {recipe}

Stir-Fried Pork with Cucumber and Asian Mushrooms. A simple and harmonious union of pork, cucumber and mushrooms, resulting in a dish which is delicate in flavor and satisfying {recipe}

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Farro Penne with Porcini, Pistachios and Arugula. As wonderful as it is when served hot, the rich, earthy flavors seem to become more intense when it’s served at room temperature.

Farro Penne with Porcini, Pistachios and Arugula. As wonderful as it is when served hot, the rich, earthy flavors seem to become more intense when it’s served at room temperature.

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Spaghetti with Ramp Butter and Morel Mushrooms. For those who love the wild flavors of two spring companions, morel mushrooms and ramps, this is comfort food at its very best.

Spaghetti with Ramp Butter and Morel Mushrooms. For those who love the wild flavors of two spring companions, morel mushrooms and ramps, this is comfort food at its very best.

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Wild Mushroom, Asparagus & Arugula Quesadilla. Use any soft-melting cheese, such as Swiss, mozzarella, Monterey Jack or try our favorite, Muenster.

Wild Mushroom, Asparagus & Arugula Quesadilla. Use any soft-melting cheese, such as Swiss, mozzarella, Monterey Jack or try our favorite, Muenster.

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Truffled Baba Ghanouj. Try spreading on sandwiches, or toss with pasta for a light lunch or dinner in under 30 minutes.

Truffled Baba Ghanouj. Try spreading on sandwiches, or toss with pasta for a light lunch or dinner in under 30 minutes.

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Saffron & Vanilla Infused Honey. Drizzle this luscious, fragrant honey over mild or sharp cheeses, fruit, yogurt, freshly baked goods, waffles and desserts – it’s equally fantastic with grilled or smoked meats and fish.

Saffron & Vanilla Infused Honey. Drizzle this luscious, fragrant honey over mild or sharp cheeses, fruit, yogurt, freshly baked goods, waffles and desserts – it’s equally fantastic with grilled or smoked meats and fish.

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Bacon, Egg and Morel Sandwiches. Here’s a tasty way to get your minimum daily requirement of vitamins B, E and M (Bacon, Eggs & Morels, of course).

Bacon, Egg and Morel Sandwiches. Here’s a tasty way to get your minimum daily requirement of vitamins B, E and M (Bacon, Eggs & Morels, of course).

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Toasted Bread With Chocolate, Olive Oil & Black Garlic. Think of this dish as a subtle, sophisticated spin on garlic bread – with a few surprising twists of complex, satisfying flavor.

Toasted Bread With Chocolate, Olive Oil & Black Garlic. Think of this dish as a subtle, sophisticated spin on garlic bread – with a few surprising twists of complex, satisfying flavor.

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Spicy Tuna Tartare with Mango-Chili Sauce. If you like seafood – and you like it a little spicy – this is one fun, quick and easy dish that you shouldn’t miss.

Spicy Tuna Tartare with Mango-Chili Sauce. If you like seafood – and you like it a little spicy – this is one fun, quick and easy dish that you shouldn’t miss.

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Bite-sized Potato-Apple Pancake Canapés. Perfect for parties, they can be made ahead of time, then reheated briefly in a moderate oven until ready to serve.  Add the toppings at the last minute.

Bite-sized Potato-Apple Pancake Canapés. Perfect for parties, they can be made ahead of time, then reheated briefly in a moderate oven until ready to serve. Add the toppings at the last minute.

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Velvety Chestnut Soup With Wild Mushrooms.  Less ingredients means that you’ll really taste the delicately sweet, nutty chestnuts, which can be too easily overwhelmed by other assertive ingredients.

Velvety Chestnut Soup With Wild Mushrooms. Less ingredients means that you’ll really taste the delicately sweet, nutty chestnuts, which can be too easily overwhelmed by other assertive ingredients.

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Honey Butter-Glazed Chicken with Radishes. Radishes might seem to be an unusual ingredient to be included in this oven-braised dish, but they make a wonderfully flavorful counterpoint to the rich, dark chicken thighs.

Honey Butter-Glazed Chicken with Radishes. Radishes might seem to be an unusual ingredient to be included in this oven-braised dish, but they make a wonderfully flavorful counterpoint to the rich, dark chicken thighs.

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Pork Loin Chops with Peppered Maple-Mustard Glaze. Made with fresh, tart apples and rich, dark amber Michigan maple syrup for fruity sweetness, dry mustard and mustard seed for tang

Pork Loin Chops with Peppered Maple-Mustard Glaze. Made with fresh, tart apples and rich, dark amber Michigan maple syrup for fruity sweetness, dry mustard and mustard seed for tang

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Porcini Stroganoff with Turkey Mini-meatballs. This version of the classic dish is already very low in fat, but for an even healthier variation, use Greek-style yogurt in place of the usual sour cream.

Porcini Stroganoff with Turkey Mini-meatballs. This version of the classic dish is already very low in fat, but for an even healthier variation, use Greek-style yogurt in place of the usual sour cream.

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Pan-fried Sausages with Dark Beer and Porcini Mushrooms. What sets this dish apart is the inclusion of dried mushrooms, simmered along with the sausages in dark beer

Pan-fried Sausages with Dark Beer and Porcini Mushrooms. What sets this dish apart is the inclusion of dried mushrooms, simmered along with the sausages in dark beer

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Dried Cranberry & Pine Nut Scones. Moist, tender scones, packed with tart, chewy dried cranberries and woodsy pine nuts, are a welcome treat any time of the day

Dried Cranberry & Pine Nut Scones. Moist, tender scones, packed with tart, chewy dried cranberries and woodsy pine nuts, are a welcome treat any time of the day

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Fresh Cherry Tartlets with Balaton Cherries and Pastry Cream. Using fresh cherries without cooking them really brings out their bright, summery flavor.

Fresh Cherry Tartlets with Balaton Cherries and Pastry Cream. Using fresh cherries without cooking them really brings out their bright, summery flavor.

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Sausage-Stuffed Tofu with Smoked Soy Sauce. Our version of stuffed tofu, a venerable classic of many Asian cuisines, uses sausage made from ground turkey or chicken instead of the usual pork

Sausage-Stuffed Tofu with Smoked Soy Sauce. Our version of stuffed tofu, a venerable classic of many Asian cuisines, uses sausage made from ground turkey or chicken instead of the usual pork

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Baguette rounds with chocolate, olive oil & black garlic. Think of this dish as a subtle, sophisticated spin on garlic bread – with a few surprising twists of complex, satisfying flavor.

Baguette rounds with chocolate, olive oil & black garlic. Think of this dish as a subtle, sophisticated spin on garlic bread – with a few surprising twists of complex, satisfying flavor.

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Mustard-Marmalade Chicken Wings. The glaze used here is pretty simple: pale ale mustard, marmalade, honey, curry plus a few other ingredients.

Mustard-Marmalade Chicken Wings. The glaze used here is pretty simple: pale ale mustard, marmalade, honey, curry plus a few other ingredients.

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Pan-Seared Salmon with Green Almond Relish & Spring Herbs. Our recipe combines traditional methods and ingredients with some new elements to create a refreshing topping for pan-seared or grilled fish. Crisp slices of green almon

Pan-Seared Salmon with Green Almond Relish & Spring Herbs. Our recipe combines traditional methods and ingredients with some new elements to create a refreshing topping for pan-seared or grilled fish. Crisp slices of green almon

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Ramp Risotto with Blue Cheese. Our ramp risotto captures the freshness of spring by using the two parts of the plant differently. Tangy blue cheese is a perfect accent to the earthy flavors and creamy rice texture.

Ramp Risotto with Blue Cheese. Our ramp risotto captures the freshness of spring by using the two parts of the plant differently. Tangy blue cheese is a perfect accent to the earthy flavors and creamy rice texture.

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Crayfish with Asparagus and Morels. The flavors of spring are delicate. Light cooking and seasoning, allow their gentle flavors to shine through.

Crayfish with Asparagus and Morels. The flavors of spring are delicate. Light cooking and seasoning, allow their gentle flavors to shine through.

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Morel-Stuffed Burgers on Grilled Garlic Toast with Chipotle-Lime Mayonnaise. The best tasting burgers begin with really good beef or bison, then add layer upon layer of savory ingredients to build a symphony of bold, harmonious flavors.

Morel-Stuffed Burgers on Grilled Garlic Toast with Chipotle-Lime Mayonnaise. The best tasting burgers begin with really good beef or bison, then add layer upon layer of savory ingredients to build a symphony of bold, harmonious ...

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Morel, Fiddlehead & Pancetta Tart. Fiddleheads go very well with another spring delicacy – the morel mushroom. Here we’ve paired them together with prosciutto and swiss cheese on a simple puff pastry tart.

Morel, Fiddlehead & Pancetta Tart. Fiddleheads go very well with another spring delicacy – the morel mushroom. Here we’ve paired them together with prosciutto and swiss cheese on a simple puff pastry tart.

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Steamed Artichokes with Ramp Aioli - Fresh artichokes are paired with a special dipping sauce made from one of the season’s most delicious wild offerings – fresh ramps.

Steamed Artichokes with Ramp Aioli - Fresh artichokes are paired with a special dipping sauce made from one of the season’s most delicious wild offerings – fresh ramps.

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