Posts Tagged: easy

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Beet Salads with Preserved Lemon (simple, hearty and fancy variations)/ Oven Coven

Back in May, my friend Maria sent out an email to a group of women that began… “Greetings Bombshells: Wanna be part of my living right project? It is tender young grape leaf season in my backyard! Time to make dolmades!  I’m

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Beet Salads with Preserved Lemon (simple, hearty and fancy variations)/ Oven Coven

Back in May, my friend Maria sent out an email to a group of women that began… “Greetings Bombshells: Wanna be part of my living right project? It is tender young grape leaf season in my backyard! Time to make dolmades!  I’m

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Zingy Ginger Pumpkin Spread

This is not your typical pumpkin concoction.  It has that marvelous velvety pumpkin texture but other than that it’s totally unexpected.  It’s not sweet and homey.  It’s tangy, full of heat from fresh ginger and Aleppo pepper and it has

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Zingy Ginger Pumpkin Spread

This is not your typical pumpkin concoction.  It has that marvelous velvety pumpkin texture but other than that it’s totally unexpected.  It’s not sweet and homey.  It’s tangy, full of heat from fresh ginger and Aleppo pepper and it has

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Butter Mochi

I pulled this recipe out this summer to make with the young cooks at the Brooklyn Apple Academy Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp for our Asian inspired menu.  Butter Mochi is a Japanese American treat that I ate and adored as

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Butter Mochi

I pulled this recipe out this summer to make with the young cooks at the Brooklyn Apple Academy Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp for our Asian inspired menu.  Butter Mochi is a Japanese American treat that I ate and adored as

Watermelon Gazpacho in Pottery by Regina Wickham
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Watermelon Gazpacho (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

I’ve written about this soup before, but I feel that the praises I sing bear repeating.  When I am called upon to make a summertime dinner for a crowd of people, this watermelon gazpacho is usually involved.  For example, I

Watermelon Gazpacho in Pottery by Regina Wickham
http://reginawickham.blogspot.com/
/ Erin

Watermelon Gazpacho (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

I’ve written about this soup before, but I feel that the praises I sing bear repeating.  When I am called upon to make a summertime dinner for a crowd of people, this watermelon gazpacho is usually involved.  For example, I

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Tangy Cold Pea Soup (vegan and not vegan)

Last weekend, a friend had a bunch of women over to her backyard to make preserved lemons and dolmades, and infuse bottles and bottles of alcohol with herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.  It was a glorious event and I’ll be

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/ Erin

Tangy Cold Pea Soup (vegan and not vegan)

Last weekend, a friend had a bunch of women over to her backyard to make preserved lemons and dolmades, and infuse bottles and bottles of alcohol with herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.  It was a glorious event and I’ll be

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Charred Broccolini with Black Forbidden Rice and Sweet, Spicy Lime Sauce

Decadent Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for The Illuminati Ball (see above photo), but it’s also morphed into a simple and excellent every day lunch salad (see photo below)!  I wanted to replace the Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Sweet Sriracha Lime Sauce on

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Charred Broccolini with Black Forbidden Rice and Sweet, Spicy Lime Sauce

Decadent Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for The Illuminati Ball (see above photo), but it’s also morphed into a simple and excellent every day lunch salad (see photo below)!  I wanted to replace the Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Sweet Sriracha Lime Sauce on

Sautéed and Salted Medjool Dates https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/03/19/sauteed-and-salted-medjool-dates-with-whiskey/
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Sautéed and Salted Medjool Dates with Whiskey

At The Illuminati Ball, we serve Medjool Dates sautéed in very good olive oil and sprinkled with Maldone salt as an amuse bouche.  Pairing sweet dates with salt, usually bacon or goat cheese is pretty classic.  I didn’t invent the

Sautéed and Salted Medjool Dates https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/03/19/sauteed-and-salted-medjool-dates-with-whiskey/
/ Erin

Sautéed and Salted Medjool Dates with Whiskey

At The Illuminati Ball, we serve Medjool Dates sautéed in very good olive oil and sprinkled with Maldone salt as an amuse bouche.  Pairing sweet dates with salt, usually bacon or goat cheese is pretty classic.  I didn’t invent the