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August 2012 Archives

Andrew Zimmern’s Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:40am
Andrew Zimmern's Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes | Fresh Tart

Along with my father-in-law’s famously fabulous crab cakes, my other favorite is Andrew Zimmern’s version, via our mutual friend Carol Mack. Both recipes have in common a very, very small amount of breading. Crab cakes should be mostly crab! Really, really good lump crab, in fact. Recipe for Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes at Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen…

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Andrew Zimmern’s Gazpacho

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:48am

Swimming in tomatoes yet? Even if not, make this gorgeous gazpacho anyhow – it’s one of my very favorite versions of everyone’s favorite summer treat. Recipe for Gazpacho at Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures/Food & Wine Magazine.

Arancini (Fried Risotto Balls)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:29am
Arancini | Fresh Tart (Gluten-Free)

Like some sort of mad fryentist, give me a pan of hot oil and I will riff on and on and on… SeeĀ Fried Cheese CurdsĀ for what was really Part II of my latest fry tear (and a delicious one at that). Part I began last Friday night, when my cousin Kelly and her husband Jomo…

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Fried Cheese Curds (Gluten-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:27am
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You probably don’t want to know this, but it’s seriously easy to make fried cheese curds at home. In fact, in the time you spend in line at the Minnesota State Fair, sweating your brains out while standing on a smushed-curd covered floor, you could have whipped up a batch at home and EATEN it….

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Crab & Sweet Corn Chowder

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 22, 2012 at 2:24pm
Crab & Corn Chowder | Fresh Tart

Hello from my (ridiculously brief) summer vacation in East Hampton. The only reason I’m posting a recipe while on vacation is that the local produce out here is so astonishing that I’m inspired to cook here more than I am at home. As much as the area is known for spiffy homes, those homes are…

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Ranger Cookies

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 14, 2012 at 1:47pm

I love me a chocolate chip cookie as much as the next girl, but my real favorite childhood cookie is a ranger cookie. My Grandma Meyer made big batches of these coconut-and-cereal-laced beauties, piled them into empty Butter-Nut coffee cans, and hauled them to the lake for mid-day, swim-starved snacking. We grandkids would inhale a…

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