Posts tagged as sauces

Chile-Tomato "Harissa"

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:01pm

Is there anything more fun than conjuring something delicious from nothing but your imagination and leftovers? Don’t answer that, but instead consider the primal satisfaction that comes from being both resourceful and frugal. I may have read a few too many Laura Ingalls Wilder stories as a young girl, but preparing meals from a perfect…

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Momofuku Ginger Scallion Sauce

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:40am

One of my favorite New York food treats is to inhale pork in many forms at Momofuku Ssam Bar. The Bo Ssam pork shoulder is particularly delightful, served whole and fall-apart-glistening for the table to share. Everyone grabs tongs and snaps at the meat like a pack of well-dressed wolves, filling lettuce leaves with slabs…

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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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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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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.

Tour de Farm Chicknic at Riverbend Farm, July 31, 2011

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:29am

Sweaty, delicious partying is in full swing in Minnesota, whee! Given our short al fresco season, we are maniacal about eating outside, mosquitoes be damned. From food trucks to farmers markets, patios to farm dinners, food just tastes better in the hot sun. I’m personally full to bursting with beautifully prepared local food, courtesy of…

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Foxy Falafel’s Herby Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Mint Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 27, 2011 at 7:53am

Every Sunday, Nathan and I eat our way through Kingfield Farmers’ Market. If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that one of our faves is Foxy Falafel. Erica Strait and her crew crank out the best falafel I’ve ever had. Made from sprouted chickpeas, perfectly crisp and fresh, the falafel is nestled atop…

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Green Beans with Pork & Black Bean-Garlic Sauce

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:33am

Transform green beans into a spicy, salty meal. A little pork, a little black bean-garlic sauce…a lot of sticky-savory deliciousness. Green Beans with Pork & Black Bean-Garlic Sauce Serves 4 as a side dish, 2 as a main course 1 lb. green beans, trimmed 1/4 lb. pork sausage or ground pork (I used pork breakfast…

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Savory Pancakes Part II: Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Savory Pancakes)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 14, 2011 at 1:35pm

Naturally gluten-free, bánh xèo are simple, savory crepes made from rice flour and coconut milk. Served warm and filled with cool, crisp vegetables, herbs, and drizzled with a spicy-salty sauce, they will blow your mind with flavor and texture achieved with very little effort. Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Savory Pancakes) Adapted from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi…

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Ramp Pesto

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 2, 2011 at 8:21am

The calendar says May, but the temperature reads February, with mean little snow flurries icing our not-spring cake. It pretty much sucks. But there are ramps! Lovely, garlicky-grassy ramps, which taste like spring, and that means something. I actually prefer them just gently warmed, so they keep their garlicky bite, which makes them perfect for…

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