Posts tagged as vegetables

Grilled Corn Salsa

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:27pm

Sweet is good, but salty-sweet is better. As Minnesota State Fair goers know, grilling makes corn even cornier, drying the kernels a bit and concentrating their flavor to sweet, chewy heaven. Sliced off the cob, tossed with crunchy onion, fresh cilantro, a squirt of lime – and salt of course! – this salsa is just…

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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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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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Saute of Tomatoes & Okra with Bacon

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:18am

Make this. You will not be able to stop eating it. Add cayenne pepper and the perfect amount of salt and you REALLY will not be able to stop eating it. Spoon it over polenta…and forget it. Gone. Saute of Tomatoes and Okra with Bacon Adapted from The Gift of Southern Cooking by Edna Louis…

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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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Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 10, 2011 at 7:19am

The play of hot against cold, tender against crunchy, preferably with a salty-sweet vinaigrette, hits enough texture and flavor notes to transform a simple salad into a meal. Use this recipe as a formula to play with all summer long, as other vegetables come into the market. Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette Serves 2…

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Pickled Carrots (To Eat on Everything)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 31, 2011 at 9:15am

Food obsessions. I have them. You might know this since I tend to write about them. The latest is all things pickled, particularly non-cucumber things like beets, cauliflower, and my current holy grail: Carrots. What is it about pickled carrots? It started when I wrote about Corner Table’s CSK box, which included a jar of…

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Coconut Curry Soup with Shrimp & Vegetables

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 17, 2011 at 9:17am

I get so many nice comments about the Quick Coconut Curry with Halibut & Broccoli recipe that I posted last fall that I thought I’d share a soup version of it that I make when the weather turns warmer. I use shrimp instead of halibut so that I can use the shells to make a…

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Cabbage Salad with Toasted Coriander Mayonnaise

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:11pm

Toasted coriander seeds are the flavor of the season for me. My obsession kicked off with Daniel Klein’s recipe for chilled carrot soup, when I prepared the coriander yogurt garnish. I’ve toasted coriander seeds many times before, but this time, the warm-fresh fragrance off the hot pan swirled straight into my brain—on a day I…

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Shooting the Kitchen: Zoë François

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 26, 2011 at 8:20am

Photo by Susan Powers Susan Powers and I had so much fun making, photographing, and eating this fabulous gluten-free pizza! Do not miss the gorgeous pictures Susan took of lovely, charming Zoe Francois, of Zoe Bakes and Artisan Breads in Five Minutes a Day, and the beautiful things she creates. See our latest post on…

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