This is from a yummy new cookbook: Onions Etcetera When scapes are abundant, preserve them like green beans – in a brine flavored with plenty of fresh dill and hot pepper flakes. Nibble on them with cheese & crackers, or chop them for salads or soups. They are also fantastic as garnish for Bloody Marys.
The original recipe is for asparagus, but the authors recommended it for garlic scapes, as well.
Good way to cook them for preserving them in the freezer.
“Heavenly sauce for grilled seafood, poultry, or vegetables” Amounts depend on your use, but feel free to make too much – it’s a good condiment to have on hand for leftovers.
Pistou is the Provencal version of the more familiar Italian pesto, which usually includes pine nuts.
Great on grilled veggie or chicken sandwiches.
Thanks to the folks at Bar Tartine, in San Francisco, I had to try making black garlic. Black garlic, according to Nicolaus & Cortney, is black as tar and has lost all of the sharpness and has a molasses-like sweetness and a slight anise aroma. They also use black garlic dried, in a powder form, to […]
Garlic confit makes the creamiest, silkiest form of roasted garlic. It’s a bit fancier for plating, than having a big head of roasted garlic that you fork the roasted cloves out of; and it’s a bit easier for larger quantities. It takes a bit more time, since you have to get out the pressure cooker […]
This Chile Verde recipe was adapted from a recipe for simmering pork in this yummilicious sauce – so yummilicious that I thought it deserved to go on other things! Try it in beans, for a vegetarian bean to go on tortillas, or add chicken.