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Chase Rivers Flair!
Franklin, TN
Live Your Life With Flair!
Interests: cooking, floral design, crafts, weddings, event planning, venue styling
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Edible Valentines Personalized shortbread cookie cards with flavored royal icing. Shortbread Cards 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, room temp (2 sticks) 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg, room temp 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Mix flour and salt together in a small bowl. Using... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Bronco's Nachos Pico De Gallo 3 cups orange tomatoes seeded & chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 3 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeno, seeded 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons agave nectar 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice Place... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Roasted Potatoes & Green Beans with Lemon & Capers Lemon Sauce 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup white onion, diced 3 tablespoons carrot, diced 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 2 cups chicken broth 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Mexican Mac & Cheese Monterey Jack with Mexican spices, topped with bacon & tangy banana peppers, finished with fresh cilantro. 2 cups elbow macaroni 8 slices thick cut bacon 2 tablespoons bacon fat 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 tablespoons all purpose flour 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1 1/2 cups... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Chicken Piccata Noodle Soup Lemon & thyme brined, roasted chicken with artichokes & capers 1 4-5 pound whole chicken Brine 2 quarts water 1/3 cup kosher salt 1/3 cup sugar 2 lemons juiced & zested 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 sprig fresh rosemary 2 sprigs fresh thyme (full branches) 1... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Cream Of Potato Soup w/ Wild Mushrooms & Pastrami Cheddar Melt (1) 3 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 4 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon salt (2) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups coarsely chopped celery 1 sweet onion, chopped 4 large... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Banana Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons molasses... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Turkey Parmesan with Pear & Pine Nut Stuffin' Muffins Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups sweet onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh basil 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped 2-28 ounce cans San Marzano tomatoes 1/3 cup tomato paste 2... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Wicked Fingers Green beans, uncooked Almond slivers 2 eggs 1 tablespoon water Beat eggs and water together in a bowl large enough to dip green beans. Coating 1 cup Panko bread crumbs 1/2 cup fine Parmesan cheese (pizza style) 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Olive oil spray Mix... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Sweet Orange Barbeque Sauce 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh orange zest 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons molasses 1 tablespoon apple cider... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Bring Fall Inside Oak Leaf Runner Materials Needed Preserved or silk oak leaf branches Felt fabric by the bolt (orange or yellow) Fabric scissors Florist shears (wire cutters if using silks) Measuring tape Hot glue gun First, measure the length and width that your runner should be. Typically 1/3 of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Raspberry, Orange Dark Chocolate Cake Read entire recipe before making. Candied orange peels must be made a day ahead. 3 cups fresh raspberries 1 cup Chambord Liqueur (or similar) Bring raspberries and Chambord to a boil in a sauce pan and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Blackened Tilapia Sandwich with Black Pepper Aioli & Lemon, Dill Slaw Aioli 1 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon coarse, black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Blackening Rub 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Roasted Tomatoes w/ Italian Cheeses Roasted Tomatoes 12 plum tomatoes, seeded & cut in half widthwise 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Sugar (optional) Arrange tomatoes cut sides up, close together on a baking sheet.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Roasted Vegetable Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing "A New, Southern Tradition" Ranch Dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1-5.2 oz block Boursin, Garlin & Herbs cheese (room temp) 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon minced garlic (use garlic press) 1 teaspoon minced onion (use garlic press to release juices) 1 teaspoon Italian parsley,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Red Velvet, White & Blue Ice Cream Cake Red Velvet brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream cheese frosting, strawberry sauce and finished with fresh strawberries & blueberries Red Velvet Brownie 1 stick of salted butter (room temp) 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs (room temp) 1 teaspoon vanilla... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Hot Summer Days & Lemonade What better to quench your thirst than with an ice cold glass of this summer favorite. Add some fizz and cooling herbs and you've got it made in the shade with this lemonade! Pink Lemonade 1 cup & 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Zest of one... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Chicken Parmesan, Meatloaf Sandwich with Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes Roasted Tomatoes 10 cocktail tomatoes cut in half widthwise and deseeded 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder Salt Black pepper Sugar (Optional) If tomatoes are out of season, lightly sprinkle with sugar for sweetness... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Water Lily, Easter Egg Holders "Impressionist" your guests this Easter by serving Easter eggs Monet style. These Water Lily inspired eggs are the perfect touch to give your Easter table an artistic FLAIR. Materials Needed White copy machine paper Flower templates (below) Scissors Latex gloves Box of multicolored food coloring... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Lamb Stroganoff with Tzatziki Tzatziki Sauce 2 cups chopped cucumber, seeds scraped out Sieve 1 medium garlic clove, crushed 3-4 dill sprigs 5 mint leaves 2 cups Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Salt Pepper Salt the cucumber slices and place in a sieve over a bowl for about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Pecan Encrusted Chilean Sea Bass 1 Chilean sea bass filet about 1 to 1.5 pounds 1 cup pecans pulsed in food processor 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 1/2 tablespoon finely chopped rosemary 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 3 tablespoons walnut oil Salt Place sea bass on a baking dish or... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Roasted Corn Bread 1 1/2 cups corn 3 tablespoons salted butter 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 cup bread flour 1 1/2 cups yellow corn meal 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups whole milk 6 tablespoons melted unsalted butter Heat 3... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Irish Cream Pudding with Cognac Cherries & Toasted Hazelnuts 10-12 slices of hearty white bread 2 cups whole milk 4 tablespoons corn starch 8 tablespoons salted butter, room temp 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup Bailey's Irish whiskey 1 cup heavy cream... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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Patty's Pesto Squares Irish-Italiano This St. Patty's Day offer your guests mouth watering spinach spaghetti layered with veal, ricotta & mozzarella cheeses & topped with a fresh pesto sauce. 16 ounce box, spinach spaghetti noodles (Whole Foods) 2 eggs, whisked 1 pound ground veal 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!
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St. Patrick's Day Twice Baked Colcannon> Patty's Pesto Squares> Irish Cream Pudding> Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at Chase Rivers Flair!