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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Fresh and Spicy Peach Salsa

This is one of my favorite fruity salsas. The sweetness of the peaches is offset by spicy Serrano chilis, lime, cilantro, and an unexpected party guest: cool, crisp cucumber.
bowl of green almonds

How to Prepare Green Almonds

Green almonds have a really short season—sharing that Endangered Spring Vegetable Status with ramps, fiddlehead ferns, and pea greens—from April to about mid-June. You might find them labeled "fresh almonds."
oxtail marmalade with chives

Oxtail Marmalade

This is, hands down, the most delicious thing I've made in a long time. And the most expensive. And the most time consuming. And the most primally ... viscerally ... carnivorously satisfying.
chicken fingers with blue cheese dressing

Panko & Chili Crusted Oven Fried Chicken Fingers

As much as I love (love, love) fried food, this is one of my all-time favorite ways to cook chicken. This is my entry into Breakstone's Triple Churned Challenge. You can vote for my recipes daily—and be entered to win $300!
chicken wing garnished with scallion

Ginger and Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

The humble chicken wing is so cheap—and so satisfying. (Plus, come on: What self-respecting carnivore doesn't like to gnaw a little meat off the bone every once in a while?)
everything you need for roasted marrow

Roasted Marrow Bones

Roasted marrow bones are a simple, delicious treat that's surprisingly easy to make at home. Just roast the bones, then scoop the marrow out, spread it on toast, and top it with a little parsley salad. Voila: Instant carnivorous bliss.

Easy Baked Tortilla Chips Dusted with Spicy Chipotle Salt

This is like cheating, it's so easy. In fact, it kind of IS cheating, since I didn't make the tortillas from scratch. No matter. This is a fast and simple way to make delicious, spicy tortilla chips.

Spicy Buttermilk Fried Calamari

http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.jsI probably shouldn't tell you this, but I was the kind of kid who hid her lima beans behind the couch so she didn't have to eat them. Hid, as in, concealed them. As in,...

Crunchy Spring Rolls with Tofu & Shiitake Mushrooms

While the venerable pig is one of my favorite beasts to cook, I followed the recipe I had, and made these spring rolls with tofu. And I have to admit: They were damned good.

Tapenade

Tapenade is seriously savory, salty business. Think of it as a kind of pate made with black olives—with some anchovies, capers, and olive oil thrown in for good measure.