For the freshest corn, the best bet is to buy directly from a farmer who grows it and may be able to assure you that the corn was picked that same day. There are many versions of grilling corn, from the most basic to more intricate. A nice in-between method is this easy one, which […]
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Serves 6 Halve, pit, and slice six ripe peaches. In a large bowl, toss peaches with 1 vanilla bean (or one teaspoon vanilla extract), 1 Tbls. chopped crystallized ginger, and 1 heaping Tbls. each unsalted butter, honey and orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier). Place on a large (16″ x 12″) piece of heavy-duty aluminum […]
Sales of peaches rose nearly 50 percent after the peach industry devised a machine
(adapted from The Thrill of the Grill by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby) Rocotillo peppers originated in the Caribbean and resemble tiny pattypan squash. The peppers can be green, red, or gold and are typically used fresh in hot sauces and salsas. This dish can be served as an appetizer or a main course. Serves […]
(adapted from The Hip Chick’s Guide to Macrobiotics: A Philosophy for Achieving a Radiant Mind and a Fabulous Body by Jessica Porter) Dressing: 2 Tbls. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbls. Dijon mustard Pinch sea salt 2 Tbls. sherry vinegar 1 Tbls, minced shallot 1/4 c. olive oil Salad: 2 c. pearl barley 2 Tbls. olive […]
You know the comforting thud of a spoonful of oatmeal on a winter morning? What is the summer equivalent?
A mango lassi (blended mango nectar with plain yogurt and cardamom) will do well to cool and focus the mind. 1 c. plain yogurt 1 c. peeled and chopped, ripe, sweet mango or 1/2 cup mango pulp 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom (optional) or lime juice, to taste Several ice cubes Combine all ingredients and blend […]
Dandelions�so much more familiar in the lawn than in the kitchen.
This recipe, adapted from Tasty: Get Great Food on the Table Everyday would be considered a tagine, after the clay pot it is traditionally cooked in. However, you do not need a clay tagine to make it; just pull out your cast iron pan. Serves 6. 2 c. good bread cut in small cubes (dense […]