- 6-8 large cloves of garlic chopped coarsely
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 packs soft or silken tofu
- 2 fresh lemons
- sea salt to taste
- 1 lb of Italian oil cured olives
Rinse the olives under hot water to remove some of the oil. Pit them, chop and set aside.
Drain the tofu and crumble. Place some tofu in a blender, with some galrlic and lemon juice and a little olive oil. Blend until smooth. You may need to stir the mixture with a chopstick a few times to make sure everything blends well. Tast and place in a large ceramic bowl. Repeat until all the ingredients are used. Taste for salt, lemon and garlic and adjust accordingly. Do not add the olives until you are ready to serve. Stir them in and add
some finely chopped Italian parsley on top. Use as a dip for cooled vegetables that were blanched, or dress over hot veggies of yourliking.
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- 3 tablespoon flour
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 tablespoon onion juice
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
- 1 2-ounce can mushrooms
- 3/4 cup liquid
- 18 medium boiled shrimp
- 1 1/2 pints medium oysters
- Parmesan cheese
To make sauce, melt butter and add flour, garlic, onion juice, Worcestershire sauce, celery seed and liquid. Add mushrooms and shrimp. Cook until thickened. Put oysters in saucepan and simmer just until edges curl. Drain. Put oysters on cleaned oyster shells. Cover each with sauce mixture. Sprinkle each with cheese. Place on tray covered with rock salt. Broil for about 5 minutes or until bubbly.