Makes about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup sugar 4 1/2 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped and melted 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon mint extract 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 […]
Makes 4-6 Servings Simple Syrup Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1/2 cups sugar Directions Combine the water and the sugar in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove the pan from heat and cool to room temperature. Granita Ingredients 1 cup simple syrup, at room temperature 2… […]
Makes about 2 1/2 cups Ingredients 2 cups plain yogurt, drained 1/2 cup seedless cucumbers, peeled and diced small 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon mint, chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste Dash cayenne pepper […]
Makes 6 servings
Yield: 10 portions Lime-Vinaigrette
Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 1 1/4 cups lime juice (from about 10 limes) 3 lb crushed ice 1 cup mint leaves Directions In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water and simmer to dissolve the sugar, about 1 minute. Set aside […]
Makes 8 servings Chef’s Note: Orange-blossom water, generally available from health food stores and wholesalers, adds a fragrant touch to the delicious syrup. Orange-blossom water is distilled using bitter orange flowers and is commonly used in beverages, confections, and baked goods.
Makes 2 quarts Easy recipe alert! Don’t be intimidated by the thought of making pickles, because these are seriously simple, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll make them over and over and over until the end of summer. You can reuse the pickling for your next few batches, but […]
Makes 8 servings Chef’s Note: Basil can be substituted for the hibiscus flowers to make basil water.
Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 cups kamut 4 ears fresh corn 1 gallon water or vegetable broth, plus more as needed 3 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more as needed 1 bay leaf 1 thyme sprig 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more as needed 1 small onion, peeled and cut into […]
Makes 81 pieces They are called meltaways for a reason: When coconut fat is mixed with chocolate, the result is a mixture that melts very quickly in the mouth. Add flavoring to it, and you have a singular sensation. No need to dip these in chocolate—just dust with powdered sugar […]
Makes 5 small-bite servings Ingredients 2 lb fresh fava beans 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 shallots, thinly sliced Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon Salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon shredded or chopped mint leaves Directions In a medium sauté pan, heat […]