Tag Archives: shallots

Pasta with Sweet Corn, Tomatoes and Basil

This is one of those recipes that stacks flavor or top of more flavor. The concept sounds simple, but here it’s the little things in each step that make the dish remarkable. Here it’s all about the corn. We owe … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Garlic, and Shallots

Brussels sprouts are truly popular in Belgium, and they may actually have developed there. Regardless, they are a tasty member of the cabbage/broccoli/kale/kohlrabi family. However, if improperly cooked, the results are not good. We like roasted Brussel sprouts, but the … Continue reading

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Beer-Braised Chicken with Parsnips and Carrots

Happy New Year! We had extra root vegetables and no interest in heading out into the subzero temperatures to go to the grocery store. This recipe from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street magazine (January/February 2018) got our attention. We had all … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Carrot Slaw

Carrots go great with almost any main dish. This humble slaw was paired with the spice-crusted pork chops in the Weber grill cookbook, by Jamie Purviance. As the pork chop recipe made the extra seasoning needed for the carrot slaw, … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Zest and Mustard

We lived in Germany for a while. During our time there we enjoyed Spargelzeit, literally “asparagus time.” Those in northwestern Europe enjoy white asparagus, which is cultivated by piling earth on top of asparagus plants as they germinate. The cover … Continue reading

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Heavenly Sprouts

This recipe also comes from Casey Stewart of Stockton, California. It was printed in the Thanksgiving 2015 issue of the Penzey’s catalog on page 34. We found this was a nice break from the many variations on oven-roasted Brussel sprouts, which … Continue reading

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Broccolini with Grilled Lemon, Pine Nuts and Aleppo Chile

Local chef and co-owner of Saffron and World Street Kitchen restaurants, Sameh Wadi, has just published a cookbook, titled The New Mediterranean Table. The newspapers have printed a few recipes from his cookbook, and we were intrigued by the ingredients … Continue reading

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