Posts tagged as egg-free

Fermented Cucumber Pickles (Paleo, AIP) and Pickling the Market

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:06pm

If you’re a fan of deli-style pickles, then you’re a fan of salt-brine fermented pickles. I am too, I am too! In fact, I’ll never forget the first time I had fat slices of salty fermented pickles at Upstairs Downstairs Deli in Madison, Wisconsin – bright green and uber-garlicky, I couldn’t stop eating them. (What…

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Cold Soba Noodles with Fresh Herbs, Cucumber & Pork

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:35pm

Hello hotness, meet your nemesis: cold soba noodles. Chewy and naturally gluten-free, soba noodles make The Perfect summer pasta salad, robust enough to deliver the heat of chiles, the bite of fresh herbs, and whatever savory tasties you have on hand. (If you notice that I often suggest adding random treasures from your cooler to…

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Chimichurri: Part II

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:40pm

I posted a chimichurri recipe here once before, back in February of 2011, upon returning from a trip to Costa Rica. I fell into a deep craving while on that trip, eating the local twist on this classic Argentian sauce on everything that I touched. While the recipe that I posted is bright and snappy,…

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Cornmeal Pancakes: Sweet or Savory

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:17pm

I love recipes like this, pared down to their most basic elements, pure of flavor and intent. You can find a million recipes for cornmeal pancakes, made soft with wheat flour, fluffy with baking soda, sweet with sugar. And while they’re all utterly delicious, it’s hard to beat the pure corn flavor of pancakes made…

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Rhubarb Mostarda, Little Foot Farm: Outstanding in the Field 2012 Prep, Part I

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:03am

Let’s call it summer and make plans to eat outside, preferably as often as possible. Dinner al fresco pretty much anywhere feels special, but dinner on a farm is particularly divine for us city dwellers, away from cubicles and concrete, with time to learn about, discuss, and savor food prepared at its source. In fact,…

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Basil Blossom Sangria (Make-and-Sip!)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 23, 2012 at 5:01pm

I had The Best meeting last week, outside in the warm sun, sipping a gorgeous sangria made by my friend Tracy Morgan of Kitchen in the Market. We were chatting all sorts of very serious things – logos, web design, cooking classes, and shoes – with a rather long discussion regarding the merits of a…

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Cauliflower Gratin

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 20, 2012 at 5:25pm

Perhaps it’s cliche that I read MFK Fisher’s The Gastronomical Me and wanted to immerse myself in the world of food, but that’s OK. Who wouldn’t want to do exactly that after reading that sexy, scrumptious book? My goodness that woman could write, my mouth waters (and my heart swoons) just thinking about it. There’s…

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Potato Galette

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 15, 2012 at 3:18pm

A potato galette is simply thin slices of potatoes, fat, and seasoning layered into a shallow pan and roasted until crusty and browned. It’s traditional to serve alongside a roast of some sort, and definitely do that, because you can imagine crusty, buttery potatoes do a fine job of soaking up meaty juices of almost…

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Nettle Salt

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 2, 2012 at 10:26am

As someone who spends a lot of time in grocery stores, it’s hard to deny the primal thrill of foraging for edibles in the great outdoors. It’s similar to the pleasure in picking tomatoes I’ve grown myself, except a bit more powerful. There is, in fact, a Hierarchy of Food-Gathering Satisfaction, which exists completely in…

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Grilled Butterflied Shrimp (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:44pm

These grilled butterflied shrimp are more of a technique than a recipe, a simple way to grill truly shrimpy shrimp. Shrimp shells are where the flavor is at – even if you’re preparing shelled shrimp for a salad or pasta, keep the shells! Either freeze them in an airtight plastic bag or make quick batches…

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