4 bacon slices, cooked crisp & chopped (save drippings) 1/2 large Vidalia or other sweet onion, finely chopped (2/3 cup) 1/2 pound fresh okra, trimmed and chopped 1 large egg 1 cup well-shaken buttermilk 1 cup cornmeal (preferably stone-ground) 1 Read on!
1 lbs small yellow squash and/or green zucchini, scrubbed and cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds 1 onion, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices 2 Tbs canning salt 2 c crushed ice 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (preferably dark Read on!
1 pound yellow squash and/or green zucchini 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons coarse-grain mustard 1/4 teaspoon sugar Prepare grill for indirect-heat cooking over medium-hot charcoal. Trim Read on!
3/4 stick unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 6 slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed 2 pears 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs) equipment: a muffin pan with 6 (1/2-cup) 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 AND 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 pie crust 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 high. 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 dried 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 into Read on!