FOR THE OLIVE OIL CRUST: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 egg yolk Pinch of salt 3 tablespoons tepid water FOR THE FILLING: 5 1/2 ounces goat cheese (chevre) 1 cup heavy cream 2 Read on!
adapted from www.epicurious.com 4 medium green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked until crisp, reserving 1/3 cup drippings, and drained on paper towels 8 large slices firm white sandwich bread 3/4 pound Read on!
1 cup diced cucumbers 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup chopped parsley, leaves only, no stems 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves, no stems 1/2 to 1 green pepper, diced 1 bunch green onions, finely sliced 1/2 teaspoon sumac 2 Read on!
Salt 1 large eggplant (1 1/2 pounds or so), peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch thin slices Extra virgin olive oil for brushing on eggplant 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 large cloves of garlic, minced 1 28-ounce can diced Read on!
There’s something about a pumpkin that makes me go all silly. At first sighting each year, I squeal with delight as loudly as the children do. I’m not sure if it’s because pumpkins are harbingers of fall, cozy nights, and Read on!
1 onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 chicken carcass, meat removed and set aside 4 oz mushrooms, sliced 1 pound summer squash, sliced 1 small tomato, diced 1 c cooked wild rice ½ c white wine 1 piece parmesan Read on!
Slice tomatoes into various shapes—wedges, slices and chopped Layer with slices of mozzarella cheese and basil torn into large pieces. Drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar, sprinkle with sea salt and grind black pepper over. I also like Read on!
Wash jars: Run gallon or quart canning jars through the dishwasher or wash thoroughly (smaller jars can be used if desired). Prepare your brine: To each quart of water that has been boiled and brought to room temperature, add ¾ Read on!
“I’m craving eggplant,” Stephanie said, exactly two minutes before Katie arrived with a big basket of Tecolote Farm’s gorgeous purple-black teardrop shaped black beauty eggplants, and the squatter, chunky, purple and white variety too. Tecolote’s eggplant is never bitter, Read on!