8/16/13

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Summer Recipe: Papardelle Pasta with Olathe Corn & Tomatoes

Today, Garden of the Gods Club Executive Sous Chef Carl McCartney shares one of his favorite recipes using sweet, locally grown, Olathe corn. We hope you enjoy this meal with friends and family. Bon appetít!

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Enjoy sweet, Olathe corn this summer in our delcious recipe below!

 

 Ingredients

  • 3 ears Olathe corn, shucked
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes (substitute with baby heirloom tomatoes halved)
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 lbs cooked Papardelle pasta
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • Asiago cheese
  • Fresh basil, chopped or torn

Directions

  1. Cook corn in butter with the garlic. Add the tomatoes and wine and let simmer for one minute.
  2. Add cooked pasta, chicken broth, and scallions to the corn mixture.
  3. Toss in a large bowl, and season with salt and pepper. Just before serving, garnish the top of each plate with Asiago cheese and basil.

 

Garden of the Gods Club Members regularly enjoy delicious cuisine like the dish above as well as a variety of fun social events. To learn more about social/dining memberships at Garden of the Gods Club, we encourage you to contact Membership Director Tracey Kalata at 719.520.4980 or tkalata@ggclub.com. You can also take a virtual tour of the Club by clicking here.

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7/25/13

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Summer Recipe: Cantaloupe Melon Soup with Lime Granité

Summer is the perfect season to enjoy light, refreshing cuisine. Today, Garden of the Gods Club Executive Sous Chef Carl McCartney shares one of his favorite recipes for cooling off and relaxing–a delicious cantaloupe melon soup. This recipe makes one gallon, which is plenty to enjoy with friends and family. Bon apetít!

Cantaloupe is a versatile, summer fruit that can be used for refreshing recipes like the one below!

Cantaloupe is a versatile summer fruit that can be used in refreshing recipes like the one below!

Ingredients for the soup:
3 lbs. diced cantaloupe melon
4 oranges, juiced
3 lemons, juiced
6 cups sparkling water
2 tablespoons orange zest
2 tablespoons lemon zest
2 ounces cornstarch
5 ounces sugar

To create the soup:
Purée the melon and the orange juice together in a blender and refrigerate until use. In a separate pot, add the lemon juice, sparkling water, and orange and lemon zests to a boil. Next, add in the cornstarch to thicken the mixture and chill until cool. Then, add the chilled lemon juice, water, and lemon and orange zest mixture to the chilled melon and orange juice purée. Finally, stir in the sugar. You may add extra sugar to taste if necessary.

Ingredients for the lime granité (makes one quart):
1 quart water
2 cups sugar
4 ounces lime juice
Zest from 4 limes

To create the lime granité:
Combine all ingredients together in a shallow pan. Freeze the mixture until it is firm, stirring it every 25 minutes.

Serve the soup in chilled bowls, and place a small scoop of the lime granité into each bowl. We hope that you savor this fabulous cantaloupe melon soup with lime granité!


Garden of the Gods Club Members regularly enjoy delicious cuisine like the dish above as well as a variety of fun social events. To learn more about social/dining memberships at Garden of the Gods Club, we encourage you to contact Membership Director Tracey Kalata at 719.520.4980 or tkalata@ggclub.com. You can also take a virtual tour of the Club by clicking here.

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7/23/13

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Summer Golf Video Series: Upper Body Flexibility

Today we invite you to follow along as Garden of the Gods Club Sports Club Manager Lauralee Beerman helps Gene Gabelmann, our director of golf, prepare for the summer golf season. After undergoing corrective surgery following a back injury in September 2012, Gene is ready to get back in shape and get back out on the golf course. Today, Lauralee–who is Titleist Performance Institute certified in golf fitness–shows Gene yoga exercises to help improve flexibility in his upper body.

Thanks for watching. If you are interested in learning more about membership at Garden of the Gods Club, we encourage you to contact Membership Director Tracey Kalata at 719.520.4980 or tkalata@ggclub.com. To schedule a session with Lauralee, please contact the Sports Club at 719.329.4009.

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