Pesto mayonnaise 1 bunch (about 50 leaves) fresh basil 4 cloves garlic ╝ c pine nuts 6 oz olive oil ╝ grated parmesan cheese 1 cup mayonnaise In a blender, puree the garlic, pine nuts, and basil. Add the olive oil in a slow steady stream then add the parmesan. Blend by hand with the mayonnaise.
use on a prosciutto and fresh mozzarella sandwich
Sun-dried tomato and black olive spread 1 cup kalamata olives 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes (softened in water or olive oil) 6 cloves roasted garlic 4 oz olive oil 1 branch fresh rosemary
use this with smoked ham and asiago
Wasabi cream cheese 2 T wasabi powder mixed with water to form a loose paste 6 oz cream cheese mix the ingredients in a mixing bowl use on roast beef or on smoked fish like smoked salmon wrap.
Mushroom/Boursin spread 6 oz mushrooms (portabella or shiitake) 1 minced shallot 1 oz butter 1 4 oz wheel boursin cheese Heat the butter and sautÚ the shallots. Add the mushrooms and allow to sautÚ well. When cooled, place the mushrooms in a food processor and add the boursin cheese. Add a touch of milk if necessary to soften for spreadability. Use on roast beef sandwich
Curry mayo 1 T yellow curry powder 2 ea roasted peppers (rough chop) 1 shallot (rough chop) 4 oz mayonnaise Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend well. Use this for a smoked turkey sandwich.