A SAMPLING OF CHEF JIM’S MENU SUGGESTIONS

BEEF, PORK AND LAMB ENTREES

BEEF

BEEF AND MUSHROOM RAGOUT
A variety of mushrooms gives this dish it’s great
depth of flavors
SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS
New twist on an old favorite
BETTER THAN MOM’S SWISS STEAK
The power of Onions, Peppers and Tomatoes
brings back memories
MINI APPLE MEATLOAVES
Nothing like Mom’s but another new twist
to an old-time favorite
BEER BRAISED POT ROAST
Beer and Onions , Oh yeah, and very tender meat
A VARIETY OF MEATBALLS*
Italian tomato sauced; Swedish style Stroganoff;
Spanish Picante; Cherry tomato & basil sauce;
(*can also be made with Ground Turkey)
COFFEE-BRAISED BEEF w/CINNAMON & ORANGE
Not your average way to get your Joe!
MARINATED STEAKS
Your favorite cut, ready for you to Grill
BEEF AND VEGETABLE STEW
What could be more comforting
ASIAN STYLE BEEF STEW w/Sweet Potatoes
De-lightful twist to a great standby
UNCLE JIMMY’S SLOPPY JOE’S
Surprise ingredients of corn & black beans
HERB-CRUSTED ROASTED TENDERLOIN
Simply Impressive
FILET MIGNON AU POIVRE w/BALSAMIC
Elegant dinner party fare
WINE BRAISED SHORT RIBS
Nouveau Comfort food

LAMB

ROAST RACK OF LAMB
With Madeira Peppercorn Reduction
GREEK MEATBALLS IN WINE SAUCE
White wine & Lemon what more?
BRAISED LAMB SHANKS w/GREEN OLIVES
More Greek than Greece itself
LAMB STEWS
Irish; Greek; Moroccan; Middle Eastern; Indian
Additions might include Potatoes; Eggplant; Butternut Squash; Apricots; Sweet & Hot spices; Honey; Curry; Chestnuts & Pomegranate; Sweet or Savory whichever matches your palette

PORK

CUBAN SPICED PORK TENDERLOIN
w/CILANTRO SAUCE

Garlic, Garlic, Garlic, Lime, Cumin, Coriander flavored
ROSEMARY ‘s ROASTED PORK
Roasted Tenderloin with Red Wine and lots of Rosemary
PORK TENDERLOIN NORMANDY
Chunks of apples in creamy gravy
SLICED PORK TENDERLOIN w/BALSAMIC/CRANBERRY SAUCE
Nice sweet-tart thing goin’ on
SWISS STYLE PORK CHOPS
Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers sauce the tender pork chop
ORANGE GLAZED PORK CHOPS
Just the right amount of tartness for great flavors
PORK CHOPS W/MANGO BASIL SAUCE
Bright in color and taste
BEER SIMMERED SAUSAGES
Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage is the required side
TRIPLE BEAN BAKE
Red, White and Black beans laced with bacon & molasses


POULTRY & FISH ENTREES

CHICKEN ENTREES

CHICKEN NORMANDY
Chicken breasts with apples, onions &, Calvados
CHICKEN STROGANOFF
Chicken thighs replace the beef in this traditional dish with mushroom gravy
CHICKEN BRAISED WITH FIGS
Your Favorite Chicken pieces with a Honey, Vinegar & White Wine Sauce
GREMOLATA STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS
Herb stuffing and Tomato Relish make this dish so tasty
CHICKEN ARTICHOKE STEW
Anything but boring flavors with boneless thighs
CHICKEN & BROCCOLI in PEANUT SAUCE
Thai spices and classic peanut sauce
CHICKEN DIJON
Grainy Mustard, White Mushrooms & White Wine
CHICKEN VESUVIO
Potatoes, Mushrooms, Black Olives & Lemon!
CHICKEN BREASTS w/BALSAMIC GLAZED RED ONIONS
Light, yet flavor full!
CHICKEN PICCATA
Capers, Broccoli, lemon, lemon, & Lemon
MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN BREASTS
Sun-dried tomatoes, olives & Feta completes it
GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST w/RED PEPPER COULIS
Mild, medium or Fiery are your choices
CHICKEN RATATOUILLE
Traditional Vegetable dish w/Chicken
ASIAN STYLE ORANGE/GINGER CHICKEN
Soy Sauce w/great flavors added as marinade
COQ AU VIN MODERNE
Newly updated w/Boneless Thighs
MOROCCAN BRAISED CHICKEN
Spices & Prunes flavor chicken on the bone
CHICKEN WINGS YOUR WAY
Honey Glazed; Curried; Barbequed; Lime-Spiced;
Garlic sauced; Ginger-Orange Glazed; Sesame crusted;
LEMON-THYME ROASTED SUNDAY CHICKEN
Flavor-laden memories served on the side
CHICKEN SALAD w/PESTO MAYO
Basil Green, garlic spiced mayo-dressed cold chicken
POPPA’S CHICKEN FINGERS
Honey dipped--cornflake crusted and oven baked

OTHER POULTRY ENTREES

DUCK WITH 40 CLOVES ala Julia
Yes, Garlic, lot’s and lot’s of sweet garlic!
DUCK BREASTS w/PORT & CRANBERRY/CHERRY SAUCE
Rich, Sweet flavors to contrast Duck
GROUND TURKEY
Meatballs, Meat Loaves, Casseroles-any of your favorite ground beef recipe adapted to leaner ground Turkey
TURKEY SCALOPPINI IN WINE
Capers and herbs in a wine sauce you won’t forget
TURKEY LONDON BROIL IN MOLE SAUCE
A must for the Chocolate lover
LEMON/TARRAGON ROAST CORNISH HENS
Simply Divine Combination of everyday flavors
WILD MUSHROOM STUFFED TURKEY BREAST
Cranberry Chutney enhances this tasty dish
ROAST CORNISH HENS
Cooked in a bed of grapes and shallots
PAN-ROASTED QUAIL w/POMEGRANATE JUS
Fancy schmancy delicious

FISH AND SHELLFISH ENTREES

VERY HOMEMADE SALMON LOAF
Excellent combo of flavor and texture
SALMON CROQUETTES
Updated and healthy eating
COLD POACHED SALMON
Cucumber-Dill Sour Cream sauce to compliment
PECAN CRUSTED SALMON FILET
Crunchy outside, smooth inside
SHRIMP DE JONGHE
Garlic, Garlic and more Garlic
SHRIMP CREOLE
The ultimate southern stew
SHRIMP MOUSSE
Not your typical Seafood JELL-O
CRAB CAKES
Ala the Maryland Shore
MEDITERRANEAN SNAPPER
Tomatoes, Olives, Green Beans and Fish filets
PARMESAN TILAPIA
Mayonnaise slathered & cheese crusted filets
FRESH FISH ENTREES
Prepared for you to bake in the oven


MEATLESS & PASTA ENTREES AND SIDE DISHES

MEATLESS ENTREES

ROASTED VEGETABLE LASAGNA
The updated classic
ORZO WITH RATATOUILLE
Aromatic vegetable sauce on rice shaped pasta
MEDITERRANEAN VEGETABLE STEW
Feta cheese, basil and oven dried tomatoes dare the
vegetables to fade away
SPICY VEGETABLE CHILI
A meatless version of another old classic
SPINACH STUFFED SHELLS
Bright Red Tomato Sauce
PORTABELLA MUSHROOM RAGOUT
The mushrooms replace the meat in this gravy rich dish
MUSHROOM RISOTTO
Vegetable broth to keep it pure
MUSHROOM & ASPARAGUS QUICHE
One of many varieties available
STUFFED ITALIAN EGGPLANT
Rice is the binder
CHILE LOVERS CHEESE & CHILE QUICHE
Roasted Poblanos provide the heat
GARDEN VEGETABLE CRUSTLESS QUICHE
Lightened w/o crust, yet satisfying
VEGETABLE CURRY
Hot or Not, your choice
*ALSO MANY OF THE PASTA DISHES LISTED BELOW
ARE MEATLESS OR CAN BE ADAPTED

PASTA DISHES

THE CLASSIC BAKED ZITI
Can’t mess up perfection
TRADITIONAL MEAT LASAGNA
Again more perfection
FOUR CHEESE BAKED BOWTIES
Ok it’s the updated version
SUPERB BOW TIES
With Roasted Asparagus, Morels and Spring Peas
RIGATONI IN WILD MUSHROOM BROTH
Identity crisis: Soup or Pasta?
TRICOLORE PASTA SALAD
With crunchy veggies and oregano vinaigrette
SPAGHETTI WITH PESTO AND SUN-DRIED TOMATOES
Mild? Not really with lots of garlic
LIGHT YET LIVELY FRESH TOMATO SAUCE
With your choice of Pasta shape
GOAT CHEESE RAVIOLI w/BUTTERNUT SQUASH SAUCE
Momma Mia! that’sa so good!

PASTA PLUS PROTEIN ENTREES

PENNE WITH CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI
Roasted garlic and fresh basil are great additions
TWISTED MAC ‘N’ CHEESE
With chunks of Ham and Green Peas
PENNE, BROCCOLI RABE, ASIAGO CHICKEN SAUSAGE
Distinctive flavor blend
ARTICHOKE LINGUINE
Prosciutto is the garnish
CREAMY CAJUN SHRIMP LINGUINE
A great use of Cajun flavor
KID FRIENDLY WAGON WHEELS PASTA w/PANCETTA, ZUCCHINI, CHERRY TOMATOES AND HERBS
Don’t tell the kids it’s good for them!
TORTELLINI w/ PEAS & PROSCIUTTO
Creamy, cheesy, yummy

SIDE DISHES

TOASTED ORZO W/PEAS & PARMESAN
The new “Risotto” inspired pasta
BROWN RICE PILAF w/CORN & RED PEPPER
Flavor packed and healthy too.
ROASTED VEGETABLE MÉLANGE
It can be combinations of your faves
HERBED BASMATI RICE
Great flavored rice morsels
HONEYED ROOT VEGGIES
Caramelized roots with natural sweetness
ROASTED GARLIC MASHED POTATOES
The new classic mash
MASHED SWEET POTATOES w/PECAN BUTTER
Tasty and so colorful, too!
CARROT GINGER PEARLS
Israeli Couscous with carrot puree
CORN & ZUCCHINI TOSS
Very updated mixed vegetables
REPOLLO GUISADO
Stewed Cabbage
STIR-FRY PEA PODS, SNAP PEAS & WATER CHESTNUTS
The new green side dish
HARICOTS VERT w/SHALLOT HERB BUTTER
Le French Green Bean
ROASTED GARLIC BROCCOLI
Highly flavored version of Florets
ORANGE GLAZED BABY CARROTS
Sweetness for your eyes
WILD MUSHROOM SAUTÉ
Variety of ‘shrooms in butter sauce


AND EVERYTHING ELSE

SALADS

A VARIETY OF GREEN SALADS WITH HOMEMADE
DRESSINGS ARE AVAILABLE
VINAIGRETTES

Sherry; Bacon; Balsamic; Fig; Green Herb; Roasted Shallot; Lemon Thyme; Cranberry/Orange; Garlic Basil
CREAMY DRESSINGS
Russian; Blue Cheese; Cilantro Aioli; Gorgonzola; Buttermilk; Creamy Parmesan; Curried Mayonnaise; Pesto Mayo
ENDIVE & AVOCADO SALAD
RED, WHITE AND BLUE POTATO SALAD
GREEN BEAN & CHERRY TOMATO SALAD
ASIAN SLAW
TOMATO FENNEL SALAD
BABY GREENS, ROASTED BEETS, GOAT CHEESE
ROMAINE, WALNUTS, MANDARIN ORANGES
ARUGULA, PEAR, BLUE CHEESE & WALNUTS
BLACK BEAN & CORN SALAD
RED CABBAGE SLAW
MARINATED ROASTED VEGETABLES
COUSCOUS W/MINTED PEAS
WARM RED SKINNED POTATOES & SHALLOTS
SWEET BREADS & MUFFINS
RAW APPLE WALNUT BREAD
MOM’S BANANA BREAD
MINI ZUCCHINI MUFFINS
CORN STICKS
CRANBERRY NUT BREAD
PUMPKIN BREAD
CARROT RAISIN BRAN MUFFINS

SOUPS

CHICKEN CORN CHOWDER
Grandma’s Pennsylvania Dutch Recipe
MUSHROOM BROTH
Good for what ails you
ONLY VEGGIE MINESTRONE
Another Classic that won’t be forgotten
CHUNKY CHICKEN & VEGGIES
Rib sticking meal in a bowl
ROASTED PUMPKIN SOUP
Apple and Carrot blend into the puree supreme
CREAM OF BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP
A dense harvest delight
GAZPACHO
Fresh, Cold and Yummy
ROASTED TOMATO & MINI MEATBALL SOUP
Amazing flavor boost from fresh basil
CHILIES
Southwestern Chicken Chili; Three-bean Vegetable Chili;
Tex-Mex Chili Pasta; Chili con Carne, Turkey & Corn Chili
SIGNATURE SWEETS
JKM BROWNIE BITES
KATHLEEN’S MINI CHEESE TARTS
CRUNCHIEST WALNUT SQUARES
PEAR AMORETTI CRUMBLE
ALMOND CRÈME & FRESH BERRIES
BANANA BREAD PUDDING
APPLE GALETTE
MINI PECAN TARTS
CHOCOLATE KAHLUA MOUSSE



PRIVATE COLLECTION

ANY OF YOUR FAVORITE FAMILY RECIPES PREPARED AS YOU LIKE THEM!

SPECIAL DIETS

WORKING TOGETHER, YOUR DOCTOR OR NUTRITIONIST PRESCRIBED DIET WILL BE STRICTLY FOLLOWED ALL POPULAR DIET PLANS FINE-TUNED TO MATCH YOUR TASTES WHILE WORKING TOWARDS YOUR GOALS RESEARCH AND RECIPE DEVELOPMENT CONDUCTED TO CUSTOM DESIGN YOUR MENUS TO MEET ALL OF YOUR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS, FOOD ALLERGIES AND PALETTE SPECIFIC TASTES

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY BASED ON SEASONAL
AVAILABILITY AND “FREEZEABILITY” OF INGREDIENTS



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