Quick Combos: Arugula, Sweet Peppers, Eggplant, Asian Greens, Watermelon, Apples or Pears Try these quick cooking ideas with your bushel this week: put together a bright, peppery arugula pesto or try sweet pepper pimento cheese, roasted eggplant chips, Asian Read on!
Quick Combos: Asian Pears, Asian Greens, Winter Squash, Corn, Sweet Potatoes Texas Asian pears are a crisp, mild addition to the late summer harvest. These pears are firmer than most and because their texture resembles an apple, they often substitute well Read on!
Summer might call to mind lazy afternoons by the swimming hole, the creaky slam of a screen door, and the distant sound of children running through sprinklers, but for those of us involved in the business of food, there’s a Read on!
Toast 10 Ways If you’re not on the toast train yet, now’s the time to hop on. There’s no better quick meal fix than this classic food. Whether an on-the-go breakfast, a stash away snack for the office or a Read on!
Toasted Oat Muesli with Summer Fruit & Yogurt We like to think of the pantry as a toolkit. Stocked with high-quality staples, healthy, delicious meals are never more than a few minutes away. “High quality” is the key phrase, though Read on!
Beans and Greens with Caper Vinaigrette At the risk of sounding like Mr. Miyagi, we’d like to propose the idea that cooking’s mostly about mindset. Yes, technique is important, but it’s also rather easily learned. What’s sometimes harder to get Read on!
Crust: 1 c. flour 2 T sugar 1 stick ice-cold butter, cut into small pieces 2 T ice water filling: 4-6 med-small pears, peeled and cut into 1 1/2″ chunks 1/2 c. sugar 2 T flour 2 T rosemary needles Read on!
Fresh Vegetables Artichokes Keep artichokes refrigerated (32-36°F), storing in a perforated plastic bag to retain moisture. Steam and serve with browned butter and vinaigrette for dipping. Arugula Keep arugula refrigerated (32-36°F), stored in a perforated plastic bag, away from fruits Read on!
“There’s not a THING in this house to eat!” I snap in frustration, pantry and refrigerator doors wide. This is hardly true, of course. My gaze travels over bottles of fancy vinegars, nut and olive oils, pasta, rice, flour, and Read on!