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gherkin

(gûr`kĭn), species of gourdgourd
, common name for some members of the Cucurbitaceae, a family of plants whose range includes all tropical and subtropical areas and extends into the temperate zones.
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 of the cucumber genus.

gherkin

a. a tropical American cucurbitaceous climbing plant, Cucumis anguria
b. the small edible fruit of this plant
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Simmer for 2 minutes then take the pan off the heat and add the cornichons.
ingredients For the remoulade: 1 egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon cornichon juice 1/2 teaspoon caper juice 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 cup olive oil 1 small shallot, peeled and finely chopped 1 cornichon, chopped 1/2 teaspoon chopped capers 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped assorted herbs 1/2 tablespoon American black caviar Salt and pepper to taste For the cucumber salad: 1/2 small cucumber, seeded and chopped 1/2 tablespoon rice vinegar 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar Sail to taste For the oysters: 4 oysters shucked and drained All-purpose flour as needed Salt and pepper to taste
It didn't take me very long at all," she said after adding drained capers, sliced cornichon and chopped dill weed.
For the egg wash: 1 egg beaten with 1 egg yolk For the tartar sauce: 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 2 1/2 tablespoons cornichons, minced 2 1/2 teaspoons capers, rinsed and drained 8 sprigs parsley, stemmed and minced Salt and pepper to taste For the shrimp: Reserved brioche breadcrumbs 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup yellow corn meal 3 springs thyme, stemmed and minced 10 sprigs parsley, stemmed and minced 1 quart canola oil 4 eggs beaten 2 cups whole milk 1 1/2 pounds U-16 shrimp, peeled and de-veined Salt and pepper to taste For the garnish: Thyme
50), a respectable offering of cold meats that include country pate, sliced ham, salami, prosciutto, cornichons and small, pickled white onions.
Salsify Salad 1/2 cup each mayonnaise and sour cream 2 tablespoons each minced cornichons or dill pickles and minced parsley 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1-1/2 pounds salsify or celery root Water 1 large head each Belgian endive and radicchio or red leaf lettuce, washed and crisped Italian parsley or watercress sprigs 1/4 pound thinly sliced prosciutto or smoked ham
I was pleased with my choice - a huge board of treats arrived, topped with marinated olives, goat's cheese, cornichons, a slice of tortilla and that much-anticipated homemade hummous.
Add the red onion, cornichons, and pumpkins seeds and toss to combine.
Be sure to have prepacked containers of cornichons that marry so well with most styles of pate and a selection of crackers next to the display for easy shopping.
99), also shows plate artistry, but is a rather stingy portion of Brie cheese and sliced country pate served without the usual cornichons.
Here, too, they cultivate the produce central to the cooking of Maryvonne's native France--basil, thyme, garlic, endive, cornichons, and other crops.