Makes 6 servings 1 sheet (about 8 ounces) frozen puff pastry (preferably all-butter), thawed 1 stick (8 Tbls.) unsalted butter 3/4 c. sugar 1 Tbls. pistachio oil, optional 8 sweet, firm apples (such as Fuji, Gala or Golden Delicious), peeled, cored and quartered Center a rack in oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees. Choose […]
from Bon Appetit, December 2004 2 Tbls. fresh blood orange juice or regular orange juice 1 Tbls. unseasoned rice vinegar 1 Tbls. minced shallot 1/2 tsp. honey 3 Tbls. pistachio oil Whisk orange juice, vinegar, shallot, and honey in small bowl. Gradually whisk in pistachio oil. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper.
Made with two very distinctive “doughs” – a fluffy, white meringue and a thick, nutty mixture – we tweaked food blogger a la Galadrielle‘s original recipe by adding assertive and spectacular pistachio oil. This bread is really nice toasted for breakfast or served warm with a dollop of pistachio ice cream for dessert. Preheat oven […]
Part of being a modern, home cook is searching and finding new ingredients that are healthy and add unique flavor to our food
A perfectly roasted chicken is one that is divinely juicy on the inside and delightfully crispy on the outside. For us, a simple roast bird is the best. Also we do prefer organic: To Get Bird Ready for Roasting: Remove giblets from bird’s interior cavity. You can use these, if you want, by scattering them […]
(adapted from Super Natural Cooking by Heidi Swanson) Serves 6 3 med. to lg. red-fleshed sweet potatoes 1/3 c. butter 4 shallots, sliced into thin rounds 6 oz. goat cheese 3/4 c. white whole-wheat flour or whole-wheat pastry flour 1 tsp. onion powder Kosher or sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 c. boiling water […]
Spoon bread is a savory pudding baked in a casserole dish
Take corned beef out of package, place in a large stockpot, and cover with a bottle of dark beer (such as Guiness). Add 1 cup pickle juice, spice pack (if provided in corned beef package), a bay leaf, two cloves of garlic, a generous pinch of salt, if needed, and water to cover. Bring to […]
In our pantry, we prefer the “natural”, sometimes referred to as “old-fashioned”, peanut butters made with 100-percent ground peanuts.