Compositions for Dining


  • Beer Cheese

    Welsh Rabbit, or Welsh Rarebit. Rather than get into the long-running name wars for this I do the germanic thing and call it what it…

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  • Ludwig van Salsa

    What’s not to like about a fresh salsa? Well, the watery juices that drip down your arms and make your chips soggy. This recipe fixes…

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    Pork Belly Nuggets

    Ooh, there’s not much better than smoked meat, cooked low and slow. It’s culinary ecstasy. Fatty, juicy pork belly is about as good as food…

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  • Tapenade

    Ludwig loves, loves, his olives. Appetizer, salad, relish tray, entreé or with a cheese plate and Port for dessert, there seem to be few dinners…

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  • Steak Tartar

    People say Steak Tartar isn’t for everyone but Ludwig heartily disagrees. It is one of those appetizers that can turn into a main course because…

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