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1 1/2 cups buttermilk 3/4 cup red wine 1 1/2 pounds of 1/2-inch medallions from backstrap of axis, sika, fallow, or whitetail deer 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks, cut into 1/4-inch slices (discard dark-green part) 2 whole shallots, chopped 8 ounces mushrooms, quartered 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2
Jalapeño Jack Spoon Bread2 cups whole milk1 cup stone-ground cornmeal4 tablespoons unsalted butter2 teaspoons baking powder4 whole eggs1 large onion, diced2 garlic cloves, diced2 shallots, diced2 fresh medium-sized jalapeños, diced4 ounces jalapeño Monterey Jack cheese, shredded1/4 teaspoon saltPreheat oven to 350 degrees. In heavy saucepan, bring milk to boil over
1 1/3 cups margarine 2 cups granulated sugar, sifted 4 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 tablespoons honey 1 1/2 cups sifted flour 7/8 cup instant cocoa mix 1 teaspoon each salt and baking powder 2 cups coarsely chopped toasted pecans 2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted 7 tablespoons unsalted butter