I love Monte Cristo sandwiches; the eggy richness of the outside smoothly transitions into the warm meaty interior.
Use soft dried figs (not dried figs with tough skins) such as California Nutra Figs, soft dried apricots sealed in pouch-type bags, and roasted almonds with skins on.
This is a great local burger recipe because it combines many of the flavors of the South. You don't get more southern than slaw, pimento cheese and green tomatoes!!!
Masala means a mixture of spices. The main flavor and spiciness of these burgers comes from garam masala, meaning a blend of hot spices, a common ingredient in Indian cooking.
Merlot wine must start at room temperature for the rehydrating of the cranberry process. If you can't find Gruyere, use Swiss cheese in its place.
I like to layer flavors – thus the creation of the Golden Treasure Cave Cheese Spread with more apricots and the Sweet-and-Sassy Shallots. Enjoy.
Our dinner guests are always impressed with the moist and flavorful qualities of this turkey burger.
My favorite way to have a filet mignon is to top it with goat cheese and a wonderful caramelized balsamic onion jam.