• Squid Ink Pasta with Pumpkin, Sage and Browned Butter

    Squid ink pasta tossed with sage brown butter and served in a baked pumpkin.
  • Celery Stir Fry

    Japanese-style stir-fry, thin batons of celery, stir-fried with chili-infused oil and soy sauce.
  • Southern Cornbread

    A Southern-style savory cornbread, baked in a hot iron skillet.
  • Fesenjan Persian Chicken Stew with Walnut and Pomegranate Sauce

    Persian chicken stew made with chicken breasts or thighs, slowly cooked with ground toasted walnuts and pomegranate molasses.
  • Sesame Brittle

    Crunchy sesame brittle, so easy to make! With sesame seeds, sugar, and honey.
  • Beer Braised Chicken and Onions

    Chicken thighs with onions, browned in butter and braised in dark beer and chicken stock, for a rich, savory stew. Chicken carbonnade.
  • Baked Shrimp with Tomatillos

    Shrimp baked in a sauce of chopped tomatillos, Cotija cheese, jalapeños, onions and garlic, tossed with cilantro and lime juice.
  • Okra Pilau

    A South Carolina okra pilaf with okra, rice, bacon and green bell pepper. Also called Limpin' Susan.
  • Miso Glazed Salmon

    Salmon marinated in a mixture of miso, sake, and soy sauce, then broiled.
  • Green Tomato Chutney

    Sweet and vinegary green tomato chutney relish made with unripe tomatoes.
  • Zucchini Bread with Pineapple

    Moist and delicious zucchini bread, a quick bread made with fresh grated zucchini and crushed pineapple.
  • Mexican Green Rice

    Mexican green rice, cilantro rice, a rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Arroz verde.
  • Cactus and Corn Salsa

    A true southwestern salsa made with nopales cactus paddles, corn, green tomatoes, onions, and chiles.
  • Short-Rib Beef Stew with Ale

    Beef short-ribs, slow cooked and braised in brown ale. A hearty winter stew.
  • Nancy Hachisu – Japanese Farm Food

    Book review of Nancy Singleton Hachisu's Japanese Farm Food.
  • Roasted Tomato Soup with Chipotle

    Roasted tomatoes, onions, garlic and red peppers puréed into a smooth soup with smoky chipotle chiles.