Thai Coconut Soup

Ingredients 1 tsp. vegetable oil 3 stalks lemon grass, sliced thin 3 large shallots, chopped 8 sprigs fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 3 tbsp. fish sauce 4 c. chicken broth 2 14 oz. cans coconut milk 1 tbsp. sugar ½ lb. white mushrooms, cut into 1/4″ slices 1 lb. pork tenderloin, halved lengthwise, sliced into 1/8″ thick … Continue reading

Lentil Soup with Chorizo

Ingredients 1 lb. lentils 1 onion 5 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ lb. Spanish chorizo 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces 3 tbsp. parsley 7 c. water 3 tbsp. sherry vinegar 2 bay leaves ⅛ tsp. ground cloves 2 tbsp. smoked paprika 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour Preparation Place … Continue reading

Chicken-Fried Ribs

Ingredients For ribs: About 6 cups vegetable oil 2 racks baby back ribs (about 1 pound each), cut into ribs 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups panko For mustard sauce: 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 Kirby cucumber, coarsely grated 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard … Continue reading

Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients For Cake 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons citrus zest (any type) 1/4 cup fresh citrus juice 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup plain yogurt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil For Glaze 1/3 cup powdered sugar 2 to 3 … Continue reading

Dijon & Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb

Ingredients 1 rack of lamb 1½ tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper ½ cup panko breadcrumbs ¼ cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves ½ teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard Preparation Heat a heavy skillet over high … Continue reading

Chicken Piperade Tacos

Ingredients PIPERADE PEPPER STEW 4 red bell peppers 3 green bell peppers 1 yellow pepper 2 tablespoons canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced CHICKEN TINGA 1 chicken breast 1/2 onion 1 garlic clove Bay leaves 8 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large yellow onion, julienned … Continue reading

Peach, Bourbon, and Molasses Tart

Ingredients CRUST 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup raw unsalted sunflower seeds 1/2 cup medjool dates 1/4 teaspoon sea salt FILLING 4 local ripe peaches 1 cup multicolored raisins 5 medjool dates 1/4 cup bourbon 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup nuts (walnuts or almonds are best) 2 tablespoons lemon juice Preparation … Continue reading

Beet and Carrot Salad with Goat Cheese Puree

Ingredients Puree 1 pound cauliflower florets 3/4 cup heavy cream, warmed 8 ounce goat cheese Beets 2 pounds beets 4 parts red wine vinegar 3 parts extra virgin olive oil Carrots 1 pound carrots, shaved on a mandolin Shallots 2 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced into rings 1/2 cup vegetable oil Oil 2 parts canola … Continue reading

Sweet Potato, Kale, and Lentil Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 sweet potatoes, cubed 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon curry powder 1/2 tablespoon each black pepper and HImilayan pink sea salt 32 ounces vegetable broth 1 cup red lentils 4 kale or turnip green leaves, rises removed and chopped … Continue reading

Field Pea Panzanella Salad

Ingredients 2 cups day-old bread, cut into 1-inch dice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds cooked field peas (crowder, black-eye, lady-peas) 1 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1 cup diced tomato 1 cup peeled, diced cucumber 1/2 cup chopped banana peppers 1/4 cup each chopped rosemary and parsley 2/3 … Continue reading