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Beets are the star of this creamy risotto. Hints of ginger, rosemary, caraway, anise, and tangy goat cheese make for an indulgent meal.
Rich, creamy risotto mixed w/a sure sign of spring: asparagus puree and sauteed asparagus tips, all topped off with a poached egg
A close cousin of the popular murgh makhani ("butter chicken") is the delicious Dal Makhani, a creamy, richly spiced, Indian lentil curry.
A strong, spice marinade is the prelude to this unctuous, roasted pork belly. Crisp crackling, melt-in-your-mouth meat, and thyme gravy
Guanciale, an easily prepared, cured pig jowl, has a wholly unique flavor that is unctuous, complex, and incredibly porky.
Grab a handful of chilis and start pickling! Sherry vinegar, spices, and a week in the fridge take these peppers to flavor nirvana
Roasted tomatoes, peppers, and garlic form the backbone of this sauce, accentuated with chilis and Italian sausage, all served over penne
Before all of the best peaches vanish for the year, pack a jar full of temptingly aromatic, cardamom peach preserves
Spicy & sweet chicken teriyaki...but ground up and in burger form. Topped with tangy ginger mayo and grilled pineapple
Roasted peaches + caramelized nuts + spice = a surprisingly sophisticated flavor of ice cream: Ginger Spiced Peach & Praline
An easy way to wow and feed a crowd: a slowly cooked crown roast of pork, stuffed with tart tomato stuffing and topped w/juniper pan gravy
Nestled in a graham cracker crust, a delicious, glowingly orange, honey-laced custard with sweet, summer mangoes make this a pie to remember
Quick--before all the good watermelon vanishes for a year! Make a delicate, summery, pink hued ice cream of watermelon and coconut
Fresh graham cracker crust houses a rich, creamy 3 layer cheesecake: chocolate, plain, and peanut butter. Dangerously easy to bake
Thai green curry is a curry of balance--heat, sweet, sour, salt, and creaminess loaded with a medley of fresh vegetables and beef
A peppery, beefy risotto combined with a curiously addictive mango & avocado guacamole/salsa. Very rich and very satisfying.
The easiest ice cream ever--no eggs, no cream, and very big flavor. Brown sugar coated, roasted banana with swirls of dulce de leche.
Dark Chocolate Cupcakes, tinged with molasses and reminiscent of Devil's Food, all topped with a cream cheese based Honey Pecan Frosting
Freshly ground steak burgers have the best flavor--juicy, beefy, and like ribeye on a bun. Freshly made hamburger buns don't hurt either.
A freshly baked loaf of dense, rich, buttery brioche is the foundation to an amazing French Toast.
Honey Pecan Sticky Buns--breakfast or dessert? Rich, buttery brioche buns, topped with a dark, honeyed glaze and pralined pecans.
Whole chicken, marinated tandor style, smoked, and then slathered with a tangy sauce that borrows from both barbecue and Indian cuisine.
Pomegranate frozen yogurt infused with a bit of intrigue. Mint, cardamom, honey, and a balsamic/Port reduction elevate this to something memorable.
No non-sense fudgy brownies. No nuts, no swirls, no frosting--just the richest, most amazingly chocolatey indulgence you could hope for.
Rogan Josh is a luxuriously rich Indian lamb curry cooked in a fantastic blend of very fragrant spices.
Zesty BBQ sauce with chiles, tomatoes, and tamarind. Beef brisket is braised in it, shredded, and served over a sweet potato waffle.
Strawberry pastry cream fills a buttery pie crust made unique with ground almonds and thyme. Light, simple, and very tasty.
Forget the fruit breads that all taste alike--this banana bread is moist, textured, and most importantly: tastes like banana.
A blend of Asian & African flavors, this sweet potato soup is made memorable with ginger, peppers, coconut, beef, and most peanut
Lamb shanks braised in blood orange, dried figs, rosemary, star anise, and cardamom results in an incredible and exotic blender of flavors.
Banoffee: a pie of bananas, swimming in toffee/dulce de leche, sandwiched between a graham cracker crust and whipped cream.
An Ecuadorian/South American Beef Stew, strongly spiced and flavored with beer and tamarind for a complex blend of tang, sweet, and sour.
I think strawberry and rhubarb is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Even better is when they come in the perfect vessel: pie!
Spice ice creams are nice ice creams. This one is flavored with toasted anise seeds and orange zest, studded with bits of candied orange.