Page 2 - April 2017 Newsletter
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Under the Dome

Jeff Babcock , Cheese Specialist

THINKING ON SPRING                                                   seasonal inspiration
                                                                        RECIPE RECOMMENDATION:
                                                                         Salmon with tarragon crème
                                                                               fraiche sauce (Serves 4)

When thinking about Spring, one of our great products comes                          INGREDIENTS
to mind: Kendall Farms Crème Fraîche. Sadie Kendall pioneered
this terrific product many years ago and it has maintained a          2 lbs skinned salmon
reputation as an award- winning, chef-driven product. As                  fillet, small bones
strawberries becomes plentiful and menus lighten, crème                   removed
fraiche become the perfect component in Spring dishes.
                                                                      1 cup Crème Fraîche
Before going any further, you simply must taste Kendall Farms         1/2 cup packed,
Crème Fraîche. Taste it against the crème fraîche you make in
your kitchen or any commercially available brand. Its taste and           fresh tarragon leaves
texture alone should convince you that it’s the best. Just wait       2-3 T butter
until you learn how the unique functionality of Kendall Farms         Zest of one Meyer
Crème Fraiche can save you time and make you money!
                                                                      Dry white wine
                                                                      Salt & pepper

A combination of heirloom cultures, a                                               PREPARATION
long and cool fermentation process, and
the exclusive use of milk from Holstein                                                for the salmon
cows contribute to the unique flavor,                                1. Turn on the broiler.
texture and functionality of this product.                           2. Pour wine to 1/8” depth in broiler pan. Rub broil-

Kendall Farms Crème Fraîche is a fine emulsion that mixes                 er rack with butter. Place fish on broiler rack. Dot
equally well with fat or water-based liquids to stabilize fragile         with butter. Sprinkle lightly with salt & pepper.
sauces or whipped manufacturing cream. The fine emulsion             3. Broil fish 3 inches from the coils. Broil 10 minutes
provides a generous absorptive surface for carrying the volatile          per inch of thickness; turn once if fillets are thick.
oils of flavor-rich substances to create a flavor that insinuates    4. When fillets are done, remove and place on a
and lasts, rather than overwhelms.                                        warm plate. Keep them warm while you prepare
                                                                          the sauce.
The patented combination of bacterial cultures allows Kendall
Farms Crème Fraîche to retains its thick, luscious texture when                          for the sauce
stirred or heated, eliminating the need for reduction. Both the      1. In advance, snip the tarragon leaves & stir into
fermentation process and the nature of the cream contribute to
the gentle acidity and clean finish of Kendall Farms Crème                crème fraîche; add lemon zest.
Fraîche. The long shelf life is the result of the naturally occur-   2. Pour wine from the broiler pan into heavy enam-
ring acidity, fat content and lack of free water molecules in the
product. Kendall Farms Crème Fraîche whips faster & higher                eled skillet. Turn heat to high; bring wine to a
and lasts longer than whipped cream.                                      boil. Reduce by half. Remove from heat.
                                                                     3. Whisk the crème fraîche mixture, along with any
Because of its superior functionality, along with its best-in-class       accumulated liquid from the fish, into the re-
taste, Kendall Farms Crème Fraîche will be the only crème                 duced wine. Bring to a boil, continuing to whisk.
fraiche you will ever want or need.                                       Turn off the heat as soon as the crème fraîche
                                                                          mixture is incorporated.
1836701 Crème Fraîche 6/32Z                                          4. Place the salmon in the skillet, spoon sauce over
1065169 Crème Fraîche 12/7.5Z                                             it, and serve family style from the skillet.

                                                                     Country French bread and dry white wine complete
                                                                     the meal.

                                                                                                                    Source: Kendall Farms


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