These days, I find myself longing for the flavors of fall, only to step outside and discover that the seasons haven’t quite caught up with me. To make matters more confusing in this short season between blistering hot and biting 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!
Late-summer crops are always full of memories. Perhaps because I spent so much of my childhood summers in Louisiana with my grandparents, or perhaps just because summer cooking took over my grandmother’s life and filled her house with the steamy Read on!
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch basil 8 oz. fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes olive oil salt & pepper Combine tomatoes, mozzarella & basil. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with a little red Read on!
For dressing 1/4 cup whole-milk yogurt 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt For salad 1/2 bunch Read on!
For lemon oil 1/2 cup neutral vegetable oil (I like grapeseed) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh lemon zest (from 2 lemons, grated with a rasplike Microplane zester) For carrot orange sauce 1 c. fresh carrot juice 1 Read on!
3/4 pounds sliced portabella mushrooms 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 10 cups mixed spicy greens such as mustard, arugula, tatsoi, mizuna, and watercress 1 cup shaved gruyere cheese Preheat oven to Read on!
1 bunch red beets, roasted and peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) extra virgin olive oil 2 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, more to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 large Read on!
Whenever I return to Beaumont, I inevitably bump into a certain woman who corners me and jabs her finger under my nose. “I still miss that beet salad!” she exclaims accusingly. At Liberty Market & Cafe we served a roasted Read on!