Seasonal Recipes

butter dipped radishes

from http://honestlyyum.com "J’adore radishes with butter and salt. It’s simple in concept yet deliciously complex, comforting and oh so French in flavor. The classic way is to grab a fresh radish by it’s stem, dunk it in softened butter and then roll it in a bit...

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Sweet Potato Crisp

Adapted from allrecipes.com "Everyone at my house likes this at Thanksgiving. You can add any spices you want to the sweet potato like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger etc. The topping is nice and crunchy." Ingredients 3 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes 1 cup white sugar 2...

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Sweet Potato Custard

This custard recipe can be baked in a 10-inch deep pie plate or in individual ramekins, serve with whipped cream (or whipped coconut cream) and a dusting of cinnamon. 2 pounds orange sweet potatoes 1 cup coconut milk or heavy cream 6 large egg yolks 1/4 cup honey 1...

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Sautéed Shishito Peppers

This recipe comes from Deborah Madison via epicurious.com Sautéed shishitos are absolutely the best thing to nibble on with drinks, and they're insanely easy to prepare. Padrón peppers can be treated exactly the same way, but they can be hot, so choose accordingly....

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Strawberry Shortcake With Basil 

adapted from marthastewart.com Strawberry shortcake never tasted so good -- or so nuanced. Heavy cream is steeped with basil then whipped, infusing it with its essence. Cover the cream with plastic wrap while it steeps to ensure that the basil flavor doesn't...

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Baked frisee and egg cups

  Sorry, this isn't an actual recipe - as in no quantities or anything, just a great idea of what to do with your frisée endive.  Sauté the frisée in olive oil with garlic, onion, and a touch of maple syrup.  Line a cupcake tin with strips of bacon, layer your cooked...

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Genius Kale Salad

from 101cookbooks.com There is a special kale salad in the new Food52 Genius Recipes cookbook. It's from Northern Spy Food Co. Shredded kale is tossed with olive oil and freshly squeezed lemon juice, and accented with rough-cut almonds, roasted squash (or, this time...

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Oven Roasted Okra

from Pat Oswood 2 pounds okra – trim off stem ends 3 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. salt Lemon Toss okra in olive oil. Place in one layer on sheet pan. Roast at 450 degrees ’til bright green with browned spots (8-10 minutes). Serve with salt and lemon.

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Daikon-Carrot Salad

from food network.com Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds daikon, peeled Kosher salt 1 pound carrots 1 tablespoon grated peeled ginger 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 3/4 teaspoons white...

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Carrot-Daikon Pickle

Adapted from saveur.com This crunchy pickle can stand alone as a snack or an appetizer, or you can add it to Asian dipping sauces, Bánh Mì (the spicy Vietnamese baguette pork sandwich), or salads like the Lotus Stem Salad. MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS INGREDIENTS: ½ lb....

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Making Sour Pickles

Excerpted from Wild Fermentation… by Sandor Katz http://www.wildfermentation.com/making-sour-pickles-2/ Growing up in New York City, experiencing my Jewish heritage largely through food, I developed a taste for sour pickles. Most of what is sold in stores as pickles,...

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Cucumber Basil Gimlet Cocktail

adapted from http://www.aidamollenkamp.com/2012/03/happy-hour-cucumber-basil-gimlet-cocktail-recipe/ Cucumber-Basil Gimlet Cocktail Recipe Makes: 2/3 cup simple syrup//1/2 cup cucumber juice//One cocktail Total Time: 4 1/2 hours to make the simple syrup Hands On Time:...

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Crispy Rapini

Adapted from www.epicurious.com I love rapini and this is by far my favorite way of eating it. I often make extra and throw it into pasta dishes and salads. Ingredients: 1 lb rapini 1/2 teaspoon tumeric 1 teaspoon salt 2 cloves of garlic 4-6 T of olive oil...

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