recipes: medium

  • 10-minute salt cod (for two)
    We have always wanted to try bacalao - the dried and salted cod fish that is then rehydrated when cooked in stew. Since this recipe salts the cod for just 10 minutes, we decided to give it a shot. We plan to make this again the next time we find cod and little neck clams. Recipe adapted from foodandwine.com. Proportions adjusted from 4 servings to 2 servings. codkosher saltcornunsalted butterlemon juicewhite pepperolive oilflourlittle neck clamsgarliccilantrothymewhite winepaprikaparsleycrusty bread
  • absinthe's vegetarian pasta
    dried linguinisea saltextra-virgin olive oilextra-virgin olive oildry chanterelle mushroomsfava beanszucchini blossomsgarlic blossomsbaby rabebaby asparagus tipscalabrian chiligarlicbasilfresh sagepecorino romano cheeselemon zestsea salt and black pepperpecorino romano cheese
  • almond chicken soup with sweet potato, collards, and ginger
    chicken stockyellow oniongarlicsweet potatochicken breastsmooth almond buttercollard leavesfresh gingercoarse saltfreshly ground black pepperlime
  • Antipasto
    We were very proud when Mom would make one of her colorful antipasti for church gatherings, but we loved to have them at home, all to ourselves. Mom had learned to make this dish when she married Dad. The antipasto is the first, or appetizer, course in Italian cuisine. The course begins the meal by introducing a variety of tastes, awakening the palate to what will follow. In Italy, the contents of the antipasto vary from season to season, depending on what is available, and the course is often served buffet-style, with many separate offerings. In Roseto, Pennsylvania, the plated antipasto often includes garden vegetables canned throughout the year, and the hostess served the antipasto with drinks while dinner was cooking. Either way, it's easy to do and doesn't involve any cooking. It's perfect if you're hosting guests for cocktails before dinner out. romaine lettucewhite albacore tunaroasted red pepperspepperoncini peppersFresh Italian parsleyhard-boiled eggsanchoviesblack olivesgreen olivesGenoa salamiprosciuttoartichoke heartsmushroomsCheddar cheeseMonterey Jack cheeseolive oil
  • apple tartin
    An iconic dessert was allegedly created by the Tartin sisters on France's Loire Valley. Legend is that while attempting to repair a baking error, they ended up with this upside-down dessert of flaky pastry and apples bathed in caramel. This recipe has been modified from the original with a more whole food approach. organic whole wheat flourorganic sugarsea saltorganic unsalted butterice watersmall organic Gala applesfreshly squeezed organic lemon juicesea saltorganic unsalted butterorganic agave