5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup finely diced red onion 2 jalapeno chiles, stemmed, seeded and finely diced 10 squash blossoms, roughly chopped 1 cup thinly sliced summer squash 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 Read on!
Figs: 1 cup fresh figs, stemmed, halved 1 cup boiling water 3/4 cup dry red wine 2 tablespoons sugar 1 small bay leaf 1/8 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar Onion: 1 1/2 teaspoons butter 1 Read on!
3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons fish sauce Juice of 1 lime 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, pork tenderloin, or strip steak 1/2 cup almond butter 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 Thai or Serrano Chile Read on!
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) Read on!
3 tablespoons olive tapenade 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, washed, spun dry, and cut crosswise into thin strips 1/4 cup ricotta 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan (about 3/4 ounce) 2 galette rounds, baked ½ pound small vine-ripened red Read on!