Category: Recipes

Passion Fruit Mint Iced Tea

There’s nothing like the ahhhhhhhh after a refreshing glass of iced tea. In this drink, mint leaves release a cooling sensation, while passion fruit ice cubes bring a subtle sweetness as they melt.   EQUIPMENT mortar and pestle (if you don’t have one try these hacks) small bowl ice cube tray French press or saucepan glasses   INGREDIENTS  5 passion fruit…

Lemon-Kiwi Berry Muffins

These little guys are the perfect treat for breakfast. Kiwi berries bring a pop of tropical sweetness while the lemon zest fills your kitchen with the scent of citrus. EQUIPMENT muffin pan large bowl whisk large spoon   INGREDIENTS  1/2 cup coconut oil or vegetable oil 1/2 cup honey 1 large egg 1 cup kiwi berries, chopped 1-1/4 cup milk…

sHOTshuka with Spicy Tomato Oil (and bacon)

Shakshuk, pronounced [shahk-SHOO-kah], is a classic Israeli dish guaranteed to make your taste buds sing. In addition to egg and tomato, there’s the salty crunch of bacon and a sublime spice from this signature hot tomato oil. EQUIPMENT large skillet   INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons spicy hot tomato oil (or homemade tomato oil) 2 medium onions, chopped 3 jalapeño peppers,…

Pork Jowl (the better bacon)

  1. WHAT IS IT?  AKA: jowl bacon, guanciale (gwan-CHAH-leh) Animal of origin: pig History: These cured, smoked pork cheeks are popular in the Southern United States where they’re traditionally eaten with black-eyed peas and collard greens. In Italy, they rub the meat with salt, ground black pepper, sugar, and other spices, then let it sit for 3 days to…

Better than Bacon Quiche

Pork jowl is getting a fast and fancy makeover. These succulent meat bits transform into a French classic as they nestle in a savory egg custard with cheese. EQUIPMENT knife medium skillet two medium bowls whisk pie plate   INGREDIENTS  store-bought piecrust (or make your own) 1/2 pound pork jowl, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/4 cup green onions, chopped 1/2 cup…

3 Easy Peasy Pasta Primaveras

Celebrate the coming of spring with these healthy and vibrant seasonal vegetable dishes. Use not-so-common pasta shapes to liven them up even more!   EQUIPMENT large pot pasta strainer knife saucepan baking sheet   INGREDIENTS  RICCIOLO 4 bell peppers (red, orange, yellow, green), thinly sliced 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves 1 pound ricciolo 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese olive…

Pinot Noir Brownies with Cherries

  You’ll be delighted by the bursts of flavor and fruit from this red wine flour. Tasting slightly of dark cherry bourbon and root spices, these rich and fudgy brownies are the perfect complement to a red wine.   EQUIPMENT 8-inch baking pan medium saucepan medium heat-safe bowl wooden spoon or spatula   INGREDIENTS  10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1…