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Starter -- Vichyssoise

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8 green onions, chopped
6 stalks celery, sliced
One quarter cup butter
8 potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk or light cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley for garnish

Saute onions and celery in butter until tender. Add potatoes and chicken broth and cook until ...Read more

Today's Menu

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Please enjoy this archival menu that serves 6 to 8.

Tales from the ArcaMax Chef

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So the boatless summer drug on. June flew by without a boat. July 4th came and went without a boat ride. We were into August and I became increasingly frustrated.

Every time I called the boat guy he was working on my boat. He had estimated (and I had paid in advance) for 6 hours of boat work. By my estimate, he had been working on it for ...Read more

Grocery List

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1 pint cherry tomatoes
8 oz. cream cheese
4 green onions
1 tsp. seasoned salt
Paprika
12 gold potatoes, sliced
One half cup black olives, sliced
2 lbs. fresh green beans
4 cloves garlic
2 eggs
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 cup red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. dry mustard
1 ...Read more

Dessert -- Creamy Fruit Pie

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9 inch graham cracker pie crust
1 cup whipped topping
2 8-oz. containers vanilla yogurt
2 kiwi fruits, peeled and sliced
1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 fresh peaches, peeled and sliced

In a large bowl combine whipped topping and vanilla yogurt. Place this mixture in pie crust and top with sliced fruit. ...Read more

Main Course -- Potato and Green Bean Salad

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12 gold potatoes, sliced
2 lbs. fresh green beans
2 cloves garlic, minced
One half cup extra virgin olive oil
One half cup red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. Mrs. Dash
2 eggs, hard boiled and sliced
One half cup black olives, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley for ...Read more

Appetizer -- Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

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1 pint cherry tomatoes, washed
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
4 green onions, finely chopped
1 tsp. seasoned salt
Paprika

Slice off the top of each tomato and gently scoop out pulp with a small spoon. Combine cream cheese, green onions and seasoned salt together and mix well with a hand mixer until smooth. Spoon mixture ...Read more

Today's Menu

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Enjoy this archival menu that serves 6 to 8.

Tales from the ArcaMax Chef

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The boat builder had estimated the number of hours it would take to finish my boat and I had paid for this time in advance. I recall that I prepaid for six hours of work to build out the boat.

As Memorial Day came and went, I began to call the boat guy more often. Talk about irony, but every time I called the boat guy he was in the middle of ...Read more

Grocery List

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1 cup chopped fennel
3 onions
4 tomatoes
One half cup uncooked rice
1 cup olive oil
One half cup fresh mint, chopped
1 cup lemon juice
One half tsp. red pepper
1 large jar grape leaves
4 cups chicken broth
Lemon slices for garnish
1 head iceberg lettuce
2 cucumbers
1 ...Read more

Dessert -- Strawberry Pretzel Pie

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Crust:

2 cups crushed pretzels
One half cup butter, melted
One quarter cup sugar

Combine ingredients and press into the bottom of a 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees and allow to cool.

Filling:

1 8-oz. package cream cheese, softened
1 9-oz. carton whipped topping
Two thirds cup ...Read more

Main Course -- Mediterranean Salad

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1 head iceberg lettuce, coarsely chopped
2 cucumbers, sliced
1 white onion, thinly sliced
1 15-oz. jar hearts of palm, drained and sliced
2 tomatoes cut into 8 pieces
1 cup Kalamata black olives
Sardines or anchovies are optional

Combine all ingredients on a large platter and serve with Feta cheese dressing. ...Read more

Appetizer -- Stuffed Grape Leaves

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1 cup chopped fennel
1 cup onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
One half cup uncooked rice
2 Tbsp. olive oil
One half cup fresh mint, chopped
One third cup lemon juice
One half tsp. red pepper
One half tsp. salt
1 large jar grape leaves
3 cups chicken broth
One half cup ...Read more

Today's Menu

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We hope y’all enjoy this menu that serves 6 to 8.

Tales from the ArcaMax Chef

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Meanwhile, I am still waiting for my boat. June pretty much came and went. Every time I called the boat dude he was “almost finished”. We had some pretty boating weather that year (unlike this year it was not nearly as hot).

Maybe I will get it by July 4th weekend, I thought to myself.

Now on to current events. We’re havin’ a heat ...Read more

Grocery List

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2 cucumbers
1 cup sour cream
1 cup plain yogurt
One quarter cup green onions, chopped
2 Tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
1 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
6 - 8 tuna steaks
Two thirds cup dry sherry
Two and two thirds cups extra virgin olive oil
Two thirds cup soy sauce
One quarter cup orange juice<...Read more

Dessert -- Coffee Ice Cream Dessert

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20 lady fingers
1 cup chocolate almond candy bars, chopped
One half gallon coffee ice cream
Whipped topping or whipped cream

Line a small baking dish with ladyfingers. Stir chocolate candy into coffee ice cream and spread over ladyfingers. Place in the freezer until ready to serve. Spread whipped topping or whipped cream over ...Read more

Main Course -- Grilled Ginger-Orange Tuna

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6 - 8 tuna steaks
Two thirds cup dry sherry
Two thirds cup extra virgin olive oil
Two thirds cup soy sauce
One quarter cup orange juice
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 Tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
2 Tbsp. orange peel, grated
Lemons and limes, sliced for garnish

Combine sherry, olive oil, soy sauce, orange...Read more

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