These easy peasy torn pieces of bread absorb the oil and butter through sloooooooow cooking, resulting in croutons that are obscenely crunchy.
It wasn’t until a chef shared her ramps recipe that this longtime greenmarket goer started feeling the garlicky, leek-y love. And oh, how!
Roasting grape tomatoes intensifies their flavor and makes them all the more enticing in this anytime-of-year vegetarian tapas.
Mixing potato and celery root to make mashed potatoes is, well, genius. Not as heavy as traditional mashed, this has added flavor from the celery knob.
An Italian classic, this simple side is far more impressive than the usual mixed green salad.
This recipe is a game changer for those reticent to try cauliflower. Seriously. They—or you—won’t even recognize it.
The classic baked stuffed potato is gussied up here with sour cream, tangy blue cheese, scallion, chives, and pancetta. These bites make great party fare.
Serve this cheddar cornbread with chili or ribs. The whole corn kernels and jalapenos make the bread’s texture way more interesting. Use a snappy Cheddar.
There’s one foolproof way that we can think of to get avowed Brussels sprouts loathers to eat them. Hint: It starts with a vat of hot oil….
The secret to this intensely flavored risotto? Chicken stock infused with the liquid used to rehydrate dried porcini mushrooms.
We quite fancy these unexpected and exceptional little lovelies, which juxtapose sweet and salty, crisp and tender.
Grits get the royal treatment with the addition of wild mushrooms, cheese, and truffle oil. These grits, with its earthy flavors, make an ideal partner to meaty dishes or by itself for instant comfort food.
Basmati rice is first cooked, mixed with apricots, onion, saffron, cinnamon, and then fried to get a nice crust. Pomegranate seeds give color and sassiness.
A brief fling in the wok with a little garlic and sesame oil is all that’s needed to coax these delicate pea shoots to tender, aromatic perfection.
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