Blood Orange–Chia Pudding Ingredients SERVINGS: 2 ½ cup plain yogurt ½ cup fresh blood orange juice ¼ teaspoon orange-flower water Pinch of kosher salt 2 tablespoons honey, plus more for serving ¼ cup chia seeds 2 blood oranges Chopped pistachios (for serving) Preparation Whisk yogurt, blood orange juice, orange-flower water, salt, and 2 Tbsp. honeyContinue reading
Seoul, Korea Like many other global cuisines, Asian cuisine is as varied as the countries on the continent.In Asian cooking, the emphasis is on smaller portions, smaller amounts of meats and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Unlike the Asian-hybrid cooking that can be found elsewhere, traditional Asian food preparation involves very little fat, andContinue reading
Beef and Black Bean Sliders INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup cooked black beans 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 pound ground beef 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 8 mini-hamburger buns PREPARATION: Preheat the grill. In a medium bowl, mash the black beans, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and garlicContinue reading
Roasted Acorn Squash with Mushrooms, Peppers, and Goat Cheese INGREDIENTS: Acorn Squash: 2 acorn squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper Filling: 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups cabbage (core removed before slicing) 1 cup 1/4-inch-sliced sweet onion 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced in 1/4-inchContinue reading
Cod with Lemony Braised Fennel INGREDIENTS: 2 large bulbs fennel 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Four 6-ounce cod fillets, each 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick 1 lemon 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives PREPARATION: Trim the tops and bottoms from the fennelContinue reading
∇ Minneapolis, Minnesota Venezuela’s iconic stuffed arepas are cause for celebration at Herepa, which is jam-packed for weekend brunch, dinner, and every minute in between. The brunch routine is easy: one Bloody Mary and one arepa—a palm-size knife-and-fork sandwich of crisped, golden masa patties filled with juicy, flavorful meats (such as sliced chorizo or slow-roastedContinue reading
∇ Cambridge, Massachusetts If you’re in Salem, Massachusetts celebrating a spooky Halloween, make sure you stop by Loyal Nine. This rustic Cambridge Restaurant time travels you to 1780’s. Is this menu from another century? Well, kinda. Chef Marc Sheehan is living the dream of the 1780s. Sheehan et al. have studied everything including rum and cider and the focuses ofContinue reading
∇ Savannah, Georgia A restored 1930s Greyhound station is now Savannah’s hub for new twists on Low Country cuisine. The chef of The Grey, Mashama Bailey, who has roots in Savannah, gives Low Country fare a worldly education, intertwining squid with shelling beans, clams with dumplings, and catfish with preserved lemon. Restaurant goers love “The Yard,” the Grey’sContinue reading
∇ Chicago, Illinois There’s a time and a place for a flour tortilla “taco” the size of a Frisbee, layered with smoked brisket and drizzled with a habanero-lime vinaigrette. That time is noon on a Sunday, and that place is Dove’s, the ’70s-ish wood-paneled all-day, any-day hangout. Restaurant goers love the the vintage jukebox, which playsContinue reading
∇ Salisbury, Connecticut The Dining Room at the White Hart Inn turns a Berkshire foothills town into a dining destination. Chef Annie Wayte takes the best ingredients local farms have to offer and adds a homey touch creating outstanding and crave-able entrees like tender braised pork cheeks. You must order the parker house rolls and theContinue reading
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