Tag Archives: vegetable oil

Turmeric-Spiced Fish with Wilted Herbs and Peanuts

We had a built-in bias against pan-fried fish. Splatter on the stovetop, fishy smell in the kitchen all night, the bone you discovered only after you bit down on it. Too much trouble, so we would move on to another … Continue reading

Posted in Seafood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pork Medallions on Apple Compote with Black Pepper Cider Sauce

Wolfgang Puck’s column in our local newspaper carried this recipe recently. The dish is simple enough for a weeknight meal, but could also be the basis for a special dinner. The recipe calls for a total of one cup of … Continue reading

Posted in Pork | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best of British Pot-Roast Beef

Here’s a toothsome addition to your slow cooker repertoire. Americans may not be familiar with topside beef roast, which is what this recipe calls for. This cut comes from the inner muscle of the cow thigh, and is both tender … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Slow Cooker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Chicken | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Salad, Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spice-Crusted Pork Chops

Some of our frequent guests tried to sway us against a new recipe for grilling pork chops. “They always turn out tough and overcooked.” Well, we didn’t want to be disagreeable, so we made this recipe just for ourselves. The … Continue reading

Posted in Grilled, Pork | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Green Bean Stir-Fry

Once we embarked on Asian slow-cooker beef brisket, we wanted a vegetable side dish that would complement that shredded beef. These stir-fry beans exceeded all expectations; some at the table thought the beans were actually the star of the culinary … Continue reading

Posted in Vegetable | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment