Starter Recipes

  • redLentilHummus_FI

Red Lentil Hummus

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This hummus is smooth as buttercream, in part because red lentils are used in place ...Read More

  • heartsOfPalmSoup_fi

Hearts of Palm Soup with Sweet Potato Croutons

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This silky, delicate soup is often the most talked-about dish of the evening when I ...Read More

  • shrimpMangoRolls_fi

Shrimp, Mango, and Avocado Rolls

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If I ever open a restaurant, this will be one of the top items on ...Read More

  • broiledWholeSquid_fi

Broiled Whole Squid

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Grilled and roasted squid (and cuttlefish) is sold by street vendors throughout Korea. Roasting whole ...Read More

  • CrispyCrumbledCalamari_FI

Crispy Crumbled Calamari

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No need to head out to the restaurant tonight... make your favorite appetizer at home ...Read More

  • cornbake

Cornbake

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My family is not Southern enough to make cornbread. Instead, we make cornbake, a spoon-bread ...Read More

  • cocktailMeatballs

Cocktail Meatballs

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If you don’t know, you better ask somebody. These sassy little sweet-and-savory nuggets are nothing ...Read More

  • 1504_pannaCotta

Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta with Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce

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I like to serve this panna cotta parfait-style, in clear glasses, with the ruby-red fruit ...Read More

  • 1504_crispBagel

Crisp Toasted Bagel, Fromage Blanc, Tomato, Sea Salt, and Basil

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The fromage blanc is room-temperature, the way the dairy gods intended. In the smoked salmon’s ...Read More

  • hashBrowns1503

Waffled Hash Browns with Rosemary

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If I ever open a diner, these are going on the menu. Nothing else. Just ...Read More

  • 1004_beet-salad_f

Give Beets a Chance: Beet Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette and Mozzarella

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Beets have a bad rap. They are mostly known for turning everything a deep red ...Read More

  • friedTurnips_FI

Fried Fermented Turnips

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Tastes like fried pickles, but better. This perfect snack that is super easy to make ...Read More

  • mixedGreens_FI-lr

Mixed Greens with Jade Citrus Mint Tea Vinaigrette

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Beautiful lettuces dressed in a flavorful citrus vinaigrette and topped with toasted nori leaves, compose ...Read More

  • peaMintSoup_FI

Pea & Mint Soup

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This easy hot soup recipe is refreshing, delicious and light. Go veggie, go green today!

  • almondButter_FI

Roasted Almond Butter

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It's tempting to buy almond butter at the store. But this recipe will only take ...Read More

  • MING_cauliflowerSoup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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A little chef trick: heat your bowl with hot water before you serve soup; it ...Read More

  • chickenLiverPate_FI

Chicken Liver Pate

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This recipe for chicken liver pâté, served along with cornichons and a crust of bread, ...Read More

  • friedQuail_FI-lr

Kentucky Fried Quail

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Elegant quail gets the southern treatment with a quick deep-fry, topped off with a fragrant ...Read More

  • edamameHummus_FI-lr

Edamame Hummus

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This bright green purée goes well with heavy meats like brisket and grilled kalbi, but ...Read More

  • candiedBacon_FI-lr

Bacon Candy and Curried Cashews

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Sweet, crispy, candied bacon and warm, tasted, curried cashews elevate this bar snack to dinner-ruining ...Read More

  • thaiSpicedSquashSoupBoss_FI

Thai Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

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There is nothing better than a Butternut Squash soup on a Fall or Winter evening. ...Read More

  • salsaVerdeBoss_FI

Salsa Verde

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This salsa recipe is great with tortilla chips or over Green Chili & Cheese Tamales. ...Read More

  • thomKaGaiBoss_FI

Thom Ka Gai Soup

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Making soup in a blender is super easy. Add ingredients to the pitcher and press ...Read More

  • AlmondLinseed-FI

Almond, Linseed, Chia Seed Butter

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You can sweeten this with agave nectar or honey if you like or add to ...Read More