Bolero Carrot Gyoza
Here is Chris Polidoro’s creation from Quail Hill carrots. It is awesome.
1 lb. carrots, washed and sliced
1 shallot, sliced
2 pinches salt
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup water
1/2 lb. savoy cabbage, blanched, well...
Roasted Root Vegetable Salad With Marcona Almonds
This recipe is a shortened version of Laurent Tourondel’s from his “Fresh from the Market” cookbook. It’s the Marcona almond dressing and lemon zest that make this sing...
Faux Hangawi House Salad
This recipe is my version of Hangawi’s house salad. Delicious and healthy. Serve it with any fried rice dish.
6 cups mixed greens, including spinach and arugula
1 Asian pear or 2 Bosc or Anjou...
Blend as many hot peppers as you have (a nice combination of padrons, serranos, habaneros). Add salt (a lot), vinegar, garlic, and sugar to taste. Optional: Add Roasted sweet peppers or smoked hot peppers.
Peach and Tomato Gazpacho...
Blackened Tuna Steaks
This recipe is from James Peterson’s “Fish and Shellfish” cookbook. Remember the blackened fish fad? It’s still fun to make, as long as you’ve got a good cast-iron skillet and reliable...
For recipes that call for corn off the cob, keep the following in mind: One ear of corn yields approximately three and half ounces of kernels, or about a half cup.
Mexican Corn on the Cob
8 ears of corn
1/2 cup mayonnaise (I use...
Debbie’s Broiled Bluefish
It seems only appropriate that the recipes given today come from local sources. This first recipe is from the Seafood Shop and was published in “Fresh From the Farm” by Susan Meisel and Nathalie Sann....
Open-Faced Sandwich of Spinach,
Caramelized Onions, and Roasted Peppers
This recipe is from Deborah Madison’s book “Vegetable Literacy.” It would make a simple and delicious lunch. I suspect that using the best...
Leftover Brisket Tostadas
This recipe is more of a guideline. How much of the ingredients you use is up to you. I prefer more pico de gallo to meat.
1 lb. leftover brisket, shredded and warmed
1 package small corn tortillas...
Cafe Brulot is a fragrant, after-dinner drink from New Orleans. It is often served in restaurants, with a great show of flaming brandy drizzled down a curl of orange peel into your demitasse cup. I’m not giving...
Indonesian Slaw With Pineapple, Chicken,
And Spicy Peanut Dressing
This recipe is from Jeanne Kelley’s “Salad for Dinner.” I left the sugar out of the dressing and forgot to buy pineapple so substituted sliced...