Month: August 2016

Dandelion Green and Smoked Jalapeño Egg Salad

Ingredients: 7 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2-3 tablespoons finely diced smoked jalapeño* 1 bunch dandelion greens, chiffonade 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a small bowl. Set […]

Pattypan Squash Bake

Ingredients: 4 medium pattypan squash, sliced into 1/8- 1/4-inch rounds 1/2 white onion, sliced into 1/2-inch half-moons 3 eggs 1/4 (loose) cup chiffonade’d* basil 1 1/2 tablespoons milk sea salt freshly ground black pepper 12 saltines, crumbled 2 tablespoons butter, melted Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9-inch pie […]

Espresso Chocolate Syrup

Ingredients: 1 espresso (40 ml, about 1 1/4 oz)* 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder Directions: Bring espresso, water and sugar to a boil, whisking until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in cocoa and continue to whisk until thickened. Allow to cool. Can be made and […]

Peppery, Umami-Packed Grilled Brussels Sprouts and Summer Squash

Ingredients: 1 lb Brussels sprouts, halved 2 small-medium zucchini and/or summer squash, large dice 1 onion, cut into quarter moon, 1/4-inch slices 2 1/2 tablespoons shichimi togarashi (seven flavored Japanese spice mix) 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon fish sauce* 1/2 tablespoon chile oil 3 tablespoons canola oil Directions: Place […]

Peach and Smoked Jalapeño Jam

Ingredients: 1 jalapeno 4 cups lightly crushed peaches 3 tablespoons instant pectin* 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons bottled lemon juice Directions: To make the smoked jalapeno: The next time you grill, place applewood chips in a foil packet (poke holes in it) or in a smoker box among the coals. Place […]

Old Bay Zucchini “Pie”

Ingredients: 3 cups shredded zucchini 5 eggs 1 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon Old Bay 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup shredded aged, sharp cheddar 1 cup flour 2 teaspoon baking powder Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Squeeze dry zucchini if needed. Saute the onion in a skillet using a small […]

Roasted Shrimp with Summer Vegetables and Wild Rice

Ingredients: 12 oz peeled, medium shrimp 4-5 sprigs worth of thyme leaves 1/2 oz lemon verbena, chiffonade 1 eggplant, small dice 1 fennel bulb, diced 1-pint grape tomatoes, halved 8 oz crimini mushrooms, halved 1 small-medium pattypan squash, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice olive oil sea salt freshly ground […]

Nectarine Dreams Ketchup

Ingredients: 5 cups pureed (skin-on*) nectarines (about 8 large nectarines) 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 cup sugar 1 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 3/4 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground jalapeno Directions: Prep […]