A fruit panzanella takes the same mix of bread, fresh produce, and acid used to create traditional savory panzanella and turns it into something that’s great for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or dessert. For this version, we macerate blackberries with honey, freshly-squeezed orange juice, and white balsamic; vinegar highlights and punches up the berry flavor.Full Story ➝
It’s hard to go wrong with flavor combinations when you pair things that come into season together, like early spring’s pea shoots and asparagus bolstered with the last of winter’s citrus. This salad is spring green on a plate, with a delightful mix of flavors and textures — acidic citrus, bright mint, sweet peas, crunchy nuts, tender asparagus — that elevate it beyond an everyday salad.Full Story ➝
5 cups (2.5 lbs.) butter, softened 3 1/3 cups light brown sugar, packed 10 eggs 5 tsp vanilla extract 7 ½ cups all-purpose flour 5 tsp baking soda 5 tsp ground cinnamon 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 15 cups rolled oats 7 ½ cups raisins 5 cups walnuts, chopped (optional)Full Story ➝
1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda Pinch of salt 1 cup plus ¼ cups sugar, divided 1 egg 1 Tbs unsalted butter, at room temp, plus 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter ¼ cup apricot jelly 1 cup milk 1 tsp white vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup evaporated milk Whipped cream (optional)Full Story ➝
1 large celery root, peeled and thoroughly rinsed ¼ cup flour 1 large egg, beaten 1 ½ cups fresh bread crumbs Pinch each of paprika, thyme, salt, pepper, cayenne, garlic powder and onion powder 1/3 cup grated pecorino romano cheese Extra virgin olive oil Handful of chopped parsley 2 lemons, halvedFull Story ➝
2 small delicata squash, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed 1 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup minced shallots 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 4 Tbsp. pecans 4 Tbsp. walnuts 4 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds 4 Tbsp. dried cranberries 4 Tbsp. golden raisins 1 tsp. crystallized ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp. sugar pinch of ground cinnamon pinch of ground nutmeg pinch of ground coriander pinch of ground cardamom saltFull Story ➝
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