If you have special guests like the future In-Laws set to attend your dinner, then you have no choice, but to make a gourmet dish… Now on a Y Budget you have to learn to make healthy, 5 Star Dishes on a less expensive budget.
Try braising some grapes and while they are still warm out of the oven you can use them, as a sauce, to pour over Roasted Chicken, Porkchops or even a fillet of fish, like Snapper or Chillean Sea Bass!
L’s Braised Grapes:
Rinse 1 Lb. of Red Seedless Grapes
Pre-Heat Oven to 400 Degrees
In a mixing bowl, Combine…
1 Tbsp. Garclic, grated
3 Tsbp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tsbp. Fresh Thyme, Chopped
1 Tbsp. Fresh Rosemary, Chopped
A Dash of Salt & Pepper, To Taste
Mix Well and Place in Oven
Braise Grapes 20-25 Minutes
Cool 5 – 10 Minutes before Serving
If you are seeking out a great appetizer to serve pre-dinner, try to make a set of 24 Crostinis…
1 12 Oz. Jar of Ricotta Cheese
1 Tsp. Truffle Oil (Black or White)
1 Tbsp. Herbes De Provence
Smear 1 Tsp. Of Cheese per Crostini, place 2-3 Braised Grapes on top and follow by drizzling Crostini with Honey!
This will make for a perfect treat for your guests, I promise!