This cake is amazing with just about any type of fruit. 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 pound apples, cored & sliced into thin wedges 1 1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Read on!
1 1/2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns 1 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon (scant) salt 8 large ripe persimmons, halved, seeded 1 cup chilled heavy whipping cream Heat heavy small skillet over medium heat. Add whole black peppercorns; toast Read on!
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter 2 1/2 cups chopped onions 1/2 pound mixed crimini and oyster mushrooms, sliced (about 3 cups) 1 pounds white scallop or other summer squash, grated 1/2 c vegetable or chicken stock 4 cups basic Read on!
2 strips bacon (optional) 1 onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and chopped 4 cups water or chicken stock (for more intense flavor, simmer shaved cobs and shrimp shells in water Read on!
1/2 pound green beans, stemmed and cut into 2″ lengths 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin 2 anchovies, chopped to a paste olive oil salt & pepper 1 Tbs lemon juice Blanch green beans very briefly and drain. Heat olive oil Read on!
1/3 cup plain breadcrumbs 2 1/2 tbsp grated Parmesan 3/4 tsp dried rosemary 1 large egg 2 pork cutlets, pounded with a meat mallet until 1/4 inch thick 2 tsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, peeled Lemon wedges, thinly sliced Read on!
1/3 cup fig preserves 1 (3- by 1/2-inch) strip lemon zest, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 (3- by 1/2-inch) strip orange zest, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 3 tablespoons sugar 2 apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice Simmer preserves, zests, juices, sugar, Read on!
1 garlic clove 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil 1/2 oz parmesan, finely grated (1/4 cup) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup olive oil Mince garlic and mash to a paste with 1/4 teaspoon salt, then whisk together with vinegar, lemon juice, basil, parmesan, Read on!