½ pound Chinese long beans for the dressing: basil leaves – about 20 large white wine vinegar – 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil – 3 tablespoons garlic – a small clove a large ball of fresh mozzarella ½ Read on!
3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons fish sauce Juice of 1 lime 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, pork tenderloin, or strip steak 1/2 cup almond butter 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 Thai or Serrano Chile Read on!
1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 eggs, at room-temperature 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter 3/4 cup sugar 3 pears, peeled, in a small dice 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chunks Preheat the oven Read on!
1 pound eggplants, preferably small light purple ones 1 medium onion, minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 cups plain whole milk yogurt Salt and pepper, to taste Pinch cayenne or Aleppo pepper or other mild ground chili powder Read on!
4 to 6 small to medium eggplants, or 1 large one, about 1 1/2 pounds Salt 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 2 tablespoons soy sauce, or to taste 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1. Trim eggplant, and cut Read on!
FOR BLACK-EYED PEAS 4 bacon slices 4 scallions, chopped 1 medium carrot, finely chopped 1 celery rib, finely chopped 1/2 medium sweet pepper, chopped 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 Turkish bay leaves or 1 California 1 teaspoon Read on!
10 fresh New Mexico green chiles 8 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ROAST CHILES: Lay chiles on their sides on racks of gas burners, 1 or 2 chiles per burner, then turn flames on moderately Read on!
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar 5-6 pears, peeled and cut into chunks 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Read on!
1 1/2 lb fresh New Mexico green chiles (about 5) 1 lb onions, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch strips 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 lb large Yukon Gold potatoes 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 3/4 cup whole milk ROAST CHILES Read on!