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!
Three days after Tess was born, I brought her home from the hospital, a perfect, round, pink baby, with a tuft of orange chick fluff on her head. It had never occurred to me that I could create something so 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!
In the days when I cooked for a living, people often asked, “Where did you go to cooking school?” They were always disappointed to hear that instead of attending the Culinary Institute of America side-by-side with Anthony Bourdain and Mario Read on!
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 4 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 cup plus1 tbs olive oil 1 cup plain whole-milk Read on!
1 pound fettucine 1/2 pound mixed sweet and hot peppers 1 pound Italian sausage, cut into 2″ lengths 1 onion, slivered 4 cloves garlic, sliced think olive oil 1/2 c. grated parmesan or pecorino Roast peppers under broiler until skins Read on!
4 sweet peppers, cut in half lengthwise and seeds removed (or one eggplant, cut in half lengthwise and flesh scooped out and diced) 1/2 pound mushrooms, washed and sliced 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced Read on!
4 large or 6 medium red, gold or yellow sweet peppers (like Marconi!) 6 ears white corn shucked 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes Read on!
1 1/2 tablespoons dried currants or chopped yellow raisins 2 tsp sherry vinegar ½ teaspoon warm water 1/2 pound sweet peppers, roasted and peeled 3 tablespoons pine nuts 1 tablespoon chopped basil or arugula 2 small garlic cloves, minced Read on!