Crunchy Tuscan Kale Salad with Lemony Oil Dressing

I came across this recipe back in 2007, attached to an article/restaurant review in the NY Times. In that article, Melissa Clark echoed my own skepticism about a raw kale dish; I was no stranger to the winter green staple, but thought of it as coming out of a sauté pan with garlic and butter […]

Mojo Criollo Nuevo Marinade and Brine

This is an adaptation of a Caribbean-style brine or marinade for pork. The lime juice subs for the traditional sour oranges which can be difficult to find. I’ve reduced the salt as low as I can and still have a “brine.” The dark beer (I used a mocha stout.) adds a hint of sweetness and […]

Buttermilk Ice Cream with Cherries Jubilee Sauce

See TwoJunes related post: Homemade Ice Cream Ice Cream Ingredients 1 can (14 oz.) evaporated milk 1 3/4 cups very cold buttermilk 1/2 cup sugar Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp. vanilla extract Pinch of salt 2 egg whites

Peach Sherbet

TwoJunes recipe for making fresh Peach Sherbet. This recipe also relates to their written post about home made ice cream.

Caponata Pasta

This caponata pasta calls for Japanese eggplant, Roma tomatoes, onions, a variety of fresh spices and cooked pasta.