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Recipe Exchange

Epitomized by our own Gallatin Canyon Cookbook published several years ago, and now by our newer cookbook, we continue with the tradition of great cooks in Bridger Canyon. From the Cork 'n Fork gourmet club dinners, to yummy desserts each month at Bridger Canyon Women's Club and salad luncheons, to our Wednesday dinners for the Bridger Canyon Fire Department, to our annual picnic potluck -- we have a lot of good cooks here in Bridger Canyon!

This site has some new recipes you may want to try. Won't you share some of your favorites? It's easy to add them and we'd all have them handy when we need a new recipe.

Cork 'n Fork members: Such wonderful recipes are used - please share here! We can just add them to existing categories and note which party it's from in the title. There is also an Ethnic tab, which might be good to use.

Bon Appetit!

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Prawn & Bacon Skewers

The Spanish love bacon, which we cure and air-dry in the same way as our famous jamon. This combination of prawns and bacon is inspired and very popular, and can be found at most Tapas bar, as well as in many banquets and receptions. It is an ideal treat for your guests when having a party at home!

Ingredients:
  • 5 oz jamón or thinly sliced bacon

  • 24 medium to large uncooked, headless prawns, peeled

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 lemons, quartered

Directions:

Cut the bacon (or jamon, if using it) into pieces which will wrap generously round the prawns. Place the wrapped prawns down flat on a board and skewer them through the fattest part and the tail, making sure the jamón is firmly fixed. Season generously and drizzle with the oil.

On a high heat, griddle, grill or barbecue the prawn and bacon brochettes for 2-3 minutes on each side, so the jamón crisps up. Alternatively , roast in a hot oven (425ºF) on an oiled baking tray for 8-10 minutes. Squeeze over the juice of the lemon wedges and serve immediately.

From the Kitchen of: Barb Phinney
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