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New Potatoes with Peas And Cilantro A few chopped anchovies or sorrel leaves make a nice addition here, if you want to add another burst of flavor. Serves four as a side dish. Ingredients 2 ½ cups / 300g peas (fresh or frozen ) 2 green chilies, finely chopped (take out the seeds, if you … Continue reading
Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato, and Marinated Feta The combination of shrimp, feta, tomatoes, and pasta is one that I love. I return to it time and again for easy one-pot suppers. Orzo is the little pasta that comes in the shape of rice. It’s easy to eat a lot of and is widely available. If … Continue reading
Just finished piecing my #Simplefriendships2QAL mystery!
Sautéed Boneless Pork Chops with Port Wine and Cherry Sauce Ingredients 2 boneless pork chops (3/4 – 1 inch thick, 6-8 oz. each) 1 pinch each salt and pepper 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 shallot, minced ½ teaspoon minced fresh rosemary 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup chicken broth ¼ cup ruby port wine 2 … Continue reading
Fettuccine with Wild Boar Ragu Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, grated 1 stalk celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs. ground wild boar 1 cup red wine 15 ounces canned tomato sauce 6 ounces canned tomato paste 1 lb. fettuccine pasta 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil … Continue reading
Cooking from my new cookbook! Buckwheat and Haricots Verts Salad This is either lovely as is or served with some pan-fried salmon. It’s quick to make – less than half an hour if you get the various elements all cooking at the same time – but can also be prepared in advance, if you like. … Continue reading
Sautéed Striped Bass with Lemon and Herb Sauce If you find sea bass to be strong-flavored, remove the pan drippings from the skillet before making the sauce for a milder final product. The wine-butter sauce is a good complement to the dish, especially with caramelized lemon notes. Ingredients 4 (5-oz.) skin-on striped bass fillets (either … Continue reading
Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado Recipe | Bon Appetit Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch. Ingredients 4 scallions, thinly sliced 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 … Continue reading
Finished step 4 of Kim Diehl’s Mystery Quilt #SimpleFriendships2qal.