China Blossom’s Crab Rangoons

North Andover’s China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge shares its 52-year-old recipe for its famous creamy, crispy crab rangoons. Ingredients 7 egg roll wrappers 8 oz. cream cheese 8 oz. crab, lightly flaked 1 red onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbs. vinegar 1 egg 1 cup water 8-10 cups canola oil for frying Filling […]

Roasted Tomato & Polenta

Recently named one of the 50 best restaurants in the city by Boston Magazine, Prezza is located on Fleet St. in the North End. Polenta Ingredients 1 pt. milk 1 pt. water 4 tbsp. of butter 2 cups of cornmeal 3 oz. parmigiano cheese Polenta Instructions Bring the milk, water, and butter to a simmer. […]

Avocado Egg Rolls with Tamarind Cashew Sauce

Avocado Egg Rolls with Tamarind Cashew Sauce from Uno Chicago Grill. Ingredients: 3-4 tsp. white vinegar 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar ½ tsp. tamarind pulp ½ cup honey ½ cup chopped cashews ⅔ cup fresh cilantro 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ cup olive oil 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted, & diced 2 tbls. sun-dried tomatoes […]

Mussels Bouillabaisse

Mussels Bouillabaisse from Raymond Ost, chef and owner of Sandrine’s Bistro in Harvard Square in Cambridge. Ingredients: 3 P.E.I. Mussels 1/2 Pound Butter 6 Large Tomatoes (Quartered) 2 Green Peppers, julienne 2 Red Peppers, julienne 2 Fennel Bulbs, julienne 2 Spanish Onions, julienne 4 Cloves garlic, crushed 4 Cup Dry White Wine 2 Cup Tomato […]