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Makes 10 servings Chayote is a tender-skinned squash common in Latin American cuisine. It is mild in flavor and can be eaten raw or cooked. If it isn’t stocked by your local market, you should be able to find it at a specialty market. Ingredients 3 chayotes, peeled and thinly […]
Makes about 3 dozen cookies
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 8 servings Grilled lamb is a nice change of pace from the typical chicken or steak kebobs, and we are especially fond of this combination of lightly marinated lamb shoulder and the flavorful walnut-herb sauce, bright and tangy from lots of lemon. Use the same marinade and pairings for […]
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.