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2 Genius Ways To Cook With Sherry

Inspired by a recent trip to Jerez, the gastronomic paradise of Spain’s Andalusia region, I have been looking for excuses to work sherry into my recipes. Sherry is one of the most versatile wines alongside many types of food: think hard to pair ingredients like artichokes and asparagus, as well as an ingredient in food and cocktails. With an incredible depth of flavor, sherry helps you achieve richness and heighten umami while its high acid refreshes the palate.The first recipe is a ...

Revenge of the Giant Veggies: Sas-Squash Zucchini Soup

This time of year, the zucchini is out of control.  Enormous fruits that seem to grow  6 inches or more each day, even of the delicious Costata Romanesco heirloom variety, that reputedly produces lower yields than hybrids.  What to do? Soup, cake, pancakes, gratins, and raw "pasta" all beckon.This soup was inspired by The Veggie Queen, one of today's leading pressure cooking experts and is helping us cope with the Sas-Squashes that threaten to take over the garden!  Simple to prepare, ...

Namaste. Enjoy Some Tasty Indian Dal.

This recipe is not only quick (once you get the hang of it) and low-cost (yes!), it's easy to make a LOT, so think about dal for your next gathering.  In addition to being super-tasty, this dal is loaded with healthy spices including the powerful anti-fungal and anti-bacterial  agent turmeric, the anti-cancer properties of hot chilies, the beneficial gastrointestinal effects of ginger, the many health properties of garlic, and the antioxidant coriander plus way more we're told by ...