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Blueberries2 pints blueberries, preferably Texas-grown 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup Grand Marnier 1/2 cup strawberry preservesPick through and wash berries and dry on a clean kitchen towel. In a mixing bowl, combine berries, sugar, vanilla extract, and Grand Marnier. Let macerate for 20 to 30 minutes.
4 large or 6 medium ripe tomatoes2 pounds Texas mozzarella (available at some Albertson’s, Central Market, Tom Thumb, and Whole Foods stores or by mail from the Mozzarella Company, Dallas, 800-798-2954 or mozzoco.com).kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to tasteapproximately 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil (for drizzling)fresh
6 cups peeled and cubed raw sweet potato (1/2-inch cubes) 2 1/4 teaspoons coriander seeds about 7 cascabel chiles, depending on size, enough to make 1 generous tablespoon ground chile (cascabels are smooth-skinned, dark reddish-brown chiles about 3 inches long) 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon real maple syrup 1 generous
3 tablespoons whole black peppercorns 3 tablespoons whole cardamom seeds 3 tablespoons whole coriander seeds 3 tablespoons whole comino seeds 3 tablespoons whole fennel seeds 10 cascabel chiles (a dry chile with a smooth, dark reddish-brown skin, about 3 inches long) 3/4 cup honey 1 stick canela (similar to cinnamon
Peach Purée8 to 10 ripe peaches 1/2 cup sugar juice of 1 lemonBlanch peaches for 2 minutes. Remove from boiling water and plunge into ice water. Peel, cut in half, and remove pits. Place peaches in a saucepan, barely cover with water, and add sugar and lemon juice. Simmer over
Vinaigrette for Slawjuice and zest of 2 lemons 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard 2 tablespoons honey 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepperIn a large mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients and set aside.Slaw1 red bell pepper, julienne cut 1 yellow
Aioli20 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt 6 eggs pinch white pepper pinch cayenne pepper 2 1/8 cups extra-virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemonnote: True French sauce aioli, a garlicky mayonnaise, is made by hand because the aggressive action of a blender or even a whisk compromises the
1/3 cup red-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, leaves only 1 shallot, minced 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1 cup baby yellow wax beans, blanched for 3 minutes and plunged into cold or ice water 1
1 ounce (1 heaping tablespoon) fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped 2 serrano chiles, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup orange juice 1/8 cup tequila 3/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, toasted (see directions above, with pork loin recipe) and ground zest of 1 lime 1/4 teaspoon
This recipe from Kenichi in Austin is an irresistible East-West hybrid.
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