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Creamed Spinach with corn, part of our Southern-inspired meal.
Use Savoy Cabbage to make low maintenance coleslaw. Part of our Southern-inspired meal.
Fruit Leather, Grape-flavored: The much better way to do "Fruit Roll-ups".
Simmered Saba Mackerel with Daikon Radish: a very understated Japanese way to enjoy mackerel.
Potatoes Simmered in Miso. It's true what those Japanese Iron Chef judges say! This dish was "subtle, yet profound."
How to avoid peeling loads of tiny, tiny garlic? Roast them! (Then freeze in portions.)
Creamy Chanterelle & Roasted Garlic Pasta
What to do with a large block of feta? Marinate it in herby olive oil!
Challah Bread Pudding w/ Blueberries & Cardamom
Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chili Soy Sauce
Squash Churros with Orange-Sage Hot Chocolate
Pumpkin Congee with Pumpkin "Beignets" and Century Egg
Stuffed Savoy Cabbage with pork; yet another way to use dumpling filling.
Artisan Rye Bread, fragrant from caraway seeds.
Mama's Silkie Chicken, to be braised in soy sauce, ginger and sesame oil.
Whole Wheat Challah
Chimichurri Burger with Duck Fat Potato Chips: all homemade, including the buns!
Piedmont Eggs: hardboiled eggs marinated in olive oil flavored w/ anchovies, garlic, parsley and tomato paste.
I morphed 2 Mexican recipes into one! These GARLIC CHIPS elevated some shrimp.
Cream of Fennel Soup (with a hint of roasted garlic), crispy fennel-y bacon, and a good dose of Parsley Oil.
Belado, an Indonesian chile condiment, aka KILLER HOT SAUCE. Used in a Green Bean Stir-fry.
Bibingka: Philippine rice cake baked in banana leaves, topped with cheese, salted duck eggs, sugar and freshly-grated coconut.
Greek Caper (and Potato) Salad, à la Kalofagas. A new family favorite!
My first focaccia -- a snack while waiting for pizza dough to rise.
Seaweed for Chinese Pork Soup, made with other good stuff -- sharkbone, mung beans, peanuts, dried orange peel, honey dates & dried longans.
Lime Salt, to accompany grilled tilapia & a mango salad.
Chimichurri steals the show! With flank steak, duck fat potatoes and yellow bean salad.
Duck Tortellini waiting to go into some brodo. A ducky twist to the original. The final dish in our $5 Duck Series: a total of 5 dishes from ONE duck!
Fried Green Tomatoes: better than the Whistle Stop Cafe?
All manner of dumplings! This one in a "siu mai" shape. (Also made: "huo tyeh" and potsticker shapes.)
Mama's Giniling (ground pork dish), version 5.
Duck Fat Potatoes. Need I say more?
Yellow Beans, English Peas, Radish & Dill Salad
Pesto Potato and Green Bean Salad, made from farm market loot