Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde (Adapted from Chez Panisse Café Cookbook)   Makes about 2 cups:   ½ cup chopped Italian (flat leaf) parsley ¼ cup finely chopped green onions or shallot ¼ cup chopped fresh mint ...

Savory White Beans with Bacon & Sage

November 3, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

1/3 lb. slab bacon Olive Oil 1/2 diced yellow onion 2 minced garlic cloves 2 cans of white beans 1 C. chicken stock 1 T. ground dried sage Directions: Cube the bacon. Heat cast iron skillet with a ...

“Orange” Soup

October 26, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

Ingredients: 3 lbs. peeled, diced sweet potatoes 1 lb. peeled carrots 1 can orange juice concentrate 1 and ½ 32 oz. Boxes of organic chicken stock 3 T. grated ginger Salt & Pepper to ...

Apple, Pumpkin Soup

October 20, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

1 medium yellow onion 2 T olive oil 32 oz. box of organic chicken broth (use vegetable broth to make this vegetarian friendly) 2 15 oz. cans of organic pumpkin puree 1 23 oz. ...

Anna May’s Apple Cider Tonic

October 19, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider Vinegar is a power house of beneficial goodness. A few benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar: * Natural remedy for heart burn * Help improve bowel irregularity, ...

Angel Hair Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto and Lemon Sauce

October 17, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

1/2 lb. angel hair pasta 1/3 C. whipping cream 1 C. shelled fresh peas or frozen petite peas 4 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto, chopped (about 1 cup) 1/3 C. dry white wine 4 t. fresh ...

Autumn Vegetable Curry

October 17, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

3 T cumin 3 T coriander seeds 3 T vegetable oil 1 medium yellow onion 4 minced garlic cloves 3 T curry powder 2 T garam masala 2 T fresh, grated ginger 1 14oz. can of fire roasted ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup

October 17, 2012 Recipes 1 Comment

1 medium yellow onion 3 T olive oil several corn tortillas 2 T minced garlic 2 T ancho chili powder 1 t chipotle powder 2 T ground cumin 1 14oz can of diced tomatoes 1 and 1/2 32oz ...

Thai Marinated, Skewered Shrimp

August 7, 2012 Recipes 0 Comment

Made this great recipe from Emeril Lagasse, it is fairly easy to make and will be a BIG hit with your guests. Control the amount of heat with the Sriracha sauce. ...

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Parmesan and Fried Sage Leaves

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Parmesan and Fried Sage Leaves 1 Onion, coarsely chopped 3 TB Butter 1 TB Chopped Fresh Sage 1 - 2 3/4 pound Butternut Squash, havled, peeled, seeded, chopped (about ...

How to Make a Simple but Delicious Hollandaise Sauce

August 4, 2011 Recipes 1 Comment

Watch this video to see how to make a very simple but delicious Hollandaise Sauce. You make it in the blender and it only takes a few minutes. Watch and ...

Smoked Salmon Frittata Recipe

July 23, 2011 Recipes 0 Comment

(Steve’s Recipe) Ingredients: 3-4 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, chopped Salt and pepper to taste 8 ounces smoked salmon (lox) 12 eggs 4 tablespoons milk 4 tablespoons heavy cream or half and half 1 (8 ounce) package cream ...


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A Little About Us

Tess’ is a premier gourmet kitchen store, carrying major brand names in cookware, bakeware, cutlery and kitchen electrics and has over 1,000 different gadgets and utensils. Tess’ Kitchen Store has been voted “Best Kitchen Store in Nevada County” by the readers of The Union newspaper each of the past seven years (2004-2010).