Salads

Chilled Asparagus With Mustard Herb Vinaigrette

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 lb asparagus 2 tablespoons white wine or cider vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon chopped flat leaf parsley 1/2 teaspoon chopped tarragon leaves Salt and pepper as needed Dash of onion powder Dash of garlic powder 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Directions Bring a […]

Grilling

Grilled Quail With Mango & Arugula

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 6 quail, halved through the breastbone 1/4 cup olive oil Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon peeled and grated ginger 4 tarragon sprigs 2 mangoes, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced, scraps diced and reserved 2 shallots, […]

Side Dishes

Lima Bean & Roasted Corn Succotash

Makes 8 servings This dish sounds simple, but the addition of tarragon adds something a little unexpected and savory. For a vegan or dairy-free version, substitute olive oil for the butter. Ingredients 1 1/2 lb frozen lima beans, defrosted 4 cups corn kernels, fresh or frozen (defrosted if frozen) 1/3 […]

Soups & Stews

Onion Soup Gratineé

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil or vegetable oil 4 yellow onions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup brandy 6 cups beef or chicken broth, warm 1 sprig fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon, 4 sprigs parsley, 1 bay leaf, and 1 clove peeled garlic, wrapped […]

Chef's Blog

Tarragon, the Forgotten Herb

There is a hierarchy of ingredients in French cuisine, and it’s pretty easy to identify some of the favorites: butter, oysters, chocolate. These are all part of our universal food consciousness, and for good reason (because, yum!). One French favorite that may not get the attention it deserves on our […]