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Peas in Mint Cream

For the last two years, I've made this recipe for Easter, but cheating (well, cheating might be a harsh term, it's really using what's available, as peas aren't quite ready that early in the year in New England) by using frozen peas. Because the mint in my garden is also not producing by Easter, this recipe is designed to use…

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Deconstructed Turkey & Brie Sandwich

ne of my favorite sandwiches to make is a turkey, brie and apple sandwich. The creamy, mushroomy notes from the brie paired with the savory turkey, finished off with a refreshing, sweet apple is a beautiful tasting experience. Last spring in the peak of COVID lockdown, I experimented with many meat-styling techniques. This is when the "turkey flower" was born.…

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“Italian Countryside” Cheese Plate from Marissa Mullen

Based on That "Italian Countryside" Plate from the best-selling cookbook, written by Marissa Mullen (Food52's Resident Cheese Plater), That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life, a step-by-step styling guide for crafting beautiful and delicious cheese plates as a form of creative expression. Ingredients  9 ounces wedge of Parmigiano Reggiano4 ounces mini mozzarella balls1 package of rosemary breadsticks1 package of taralli crackers2 ounces balsamic glaze4 sprigs fresh oregano2 sprigs fresh basil4 ounces mortadella4 ounces prosciutto4 ounces salame di parma1 bunch green grapes10-12 castelvetrano olives1 handful marcona…

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Orange Ginger Mint Sodas

I love citrus-flavored drinks of almost every kind. Pair it with mint and ginger, and you have a refreshing drink on a hot summer day, especially if you live in Texas. To make it an adult beverage, add a splash of your favorite poison, either a citrus vodka or perhaps a splash of spiced rum or bourbon. —gr8chefmb TEST KITCHEN NOTES WHO:…

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Tomato Rice (Tamatar Biryani)

We made this rice for Raghavan Iyer—Cookbook Author, Magazine Writer, Culinary Educator—and I'm thanking him for writing this recipe. - pauljoseph—pauljoseph TEST KITCHEN NOTESWe are in love with pauljoseph's Tomato Rice—it's loaded with aromatics and layers of heat but so easily made for a simple side or lunch. With pauljoseph and Raghavan Iyer's precise instructions, the rice comes out perfectly cooked…

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