Posts tagged as entrees/main dishes

Crispy Soft-Shell Crabs with Spicy Bangalore-Style Dipping Sauce

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 20, 2012 at 8:23am

Tis the season for the glory of soft-shell crabs, fried crispy and devoured while tongue-burning hot. They’re in restaurants everywhere right now but they’re a breeze to make at home as well, so if the craving strikes…get frying! The Bangalore-style sauce is laced with chiles and fresh herbs, a perfect foil for rich, crispy crab….

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Lobster and Asparagus Salad with Miso-Mustard Vinaigrette

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 24, 2012 at 12:46pm

This salad just screams “Ladies!” to me. Right? Although my husband devoured it, so certainly plenty of gents will happily down lobster and asparagus atop buttery toast as well. Recipe for Lobster-and-Asparagus Salad with Miso-Mustard Vinaigrette at Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures/Food & Wine Magazine.

Fried Egg BLT with Harissa & Avocado

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 20, 2012 at 8:18pm

This sandwich is so delicious it makes even gluten-free bread seem divine. Inspired by the movie Spanglish – worth seeing for a couple of killer food scenes, thanks to consulting chef Thomas Keller – it’s basically just a glorified BLT. But I love glorified, especially when the glory is via a fried egg, and melted…

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Tarragon-Crusted Lamb with Goat Cheese Fondue

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:36am

Spring is in the air! And on your plate! Tarragon-Crusted Lamb with Goat Cheese Fondue at Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures/Food & Wine Magazine.

Quick Pasta with Cream & Garlic

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 13, 2011 at 11:23am

Inspired by a recent David Tanis/New York Times column about the beauty of having a quick, satisfying pasta in your repertoire, I thought I’d share my recipe – if you can even call it that – for the pasta I make for my son at least once a week. Like the Tanis recipe, this dish…

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Asopao with Chicken & Shrimp

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:57am

Studded with chicken, shrimp, bacon, chiles, and tomatoes, this Carribean one-pan (!) stew is spicy heaven on a cold Minnesota night. Make sure to serve with lots of fresh limes. Recipe for Asopao with Chicken & Shrimp at Food & Wine Magazine/Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures.

Turkey a la King

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:40am

Um, I’m a bit late putting this up, I’m very sorry. This dish is of course is perfect for leftover Thanksgiving turkey…perhaps you froze some? Then you’re in luck! A creamy, delicious topping for rice, or filling for a luscious pot pie. Perhaps you’re roasting a turkey for Christmas? I’m trying… Recipe for Turkey a…

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Pan-Roasted Cornish Hens with Calvados & Apples

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 29, 2011 at 5:13pm

Recipe for Pan-Roasted Cornish Hens with Calvados & Apples at Food & Wine Magazine/Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures.

Roasted Butternut Squash with Sage (Paleo-Friendly, AIP-Friendly)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 25, 2011 at 1:19pm

This dish is inspired by a roasted squash dish I had at 112 Eatery a few years back. If you love butternut squash as much as I do, I suggest planning to have this as an entree, perhaps with a salad. It is not a light dish, although it doesn’t have to be heavy if…

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Meatloaf

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 14, 2011 at 5:48am

When I started asking food friends what they think makes a great meatloaf, three separate people said ask Chef Stephen Trojahn of Gastrotruck, because his smoked meatloaf sliders are amazing. So I sent him a note, and he kindly shared the following tips! 1. Start with excellent, grass-fed beef. 2. Test & taste your mixture…

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