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- Food52 | Shine Food | Thu, Dec 5, 2013 10:46 AM EST | Comments
Every week at Food52, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.
Today: Black beans make a comeback.
I haven't cooked with black beans for a while, a realization I had as I plucked the cans from my pantry shelf. This recipe was of the intent of bringing the beans back to my table, and this soup was the perfect flavorful candidate to sing their merits. I wanted it to be as simple as possible -- so, the ingredients are tossed in the pan and simmered from the start. To brighten the flavor, I made a quick herb paste in the blender to serve on top of the soup.
1/4 cup olive oil...Read More »
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 poblano, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
3 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 bunch cilantro
1 jalapeno, optional
1 teaspoon sherry vinegar
Cooked rice, f
- Disney Spoonful | Shine Food | Thu, Dec 5, 2013 1:38 PM EST | CommentsSopa de albondigas is a delicious soup that can be enjoyed any time of year, but it's especially delicious during crisp weather. Made with key ingredients such as beef, rice, and vegetable, this soup is versatile enough to be a quick office lunch or a dinner dish. Try it with a toasted loaf of bread for even more hearty goodness.
A hearty dinner for cold winter nights!
1 pound lean ground beef
1/4 cup white rice, uncooked
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped cilantro, divided
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 Yukon potatoes, chopped in bite sized pieces
3 large roma tomatoes
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tablespoon, chicken bouillon
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil
1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, egg, white rice, onion, 1/4 cup cilantro, garlic powder and salt. Mix with hands until all ingredients have combined. Spoon out approximately 1 t...Read More »
- Disney Spoonful | Shine Food | Thu, Dec 5, 2013 6:04 PM EST | CommentsWhether you've chosen a vegetarian diet or are simply looking to cut back on your meat consumption, you don't have to sacrifice your favorite flavors. In fact, with a little ingenuity you can still enjoy a delicious bowl of chili. Best of all, this recipe cooks-up in only 25 minutes!
Come get your veggies.
1 large onion
4 cloves garlic
1 orange or red bell pepper
1 16 oz. jar salsa
2 cans red kidney beans, drained
2 tomatoes, chopped
1/2 pint beer
1. In a large Dutch oven or saucepan, heat the oil and sauté the onions, garlic and bell pepper until the onions are translucent.
2. Add the jar of salsa and bring to the boil.
3. Stir in the kidney beans, tomatoes and beer. Simmer for 15 minutes.
4. Serve with crackers, sour cream, green onion and cheddar cheese.
-By Helen Bird
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Food52 co-founder Merrill Stubbs's baby Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.
Today: Merrill turns one of fall's best squashes into a crunchy, baby-friendly snack.
Like both her mother and her father, Clara loves crunchy things -- particular chips of any kind. I'm okay with her eating store-bought potato chips every once in a while (and yes, I've shamelessly expoited them as a distraction in airports, on long car trips, or when grocery shopping), but not by the bagful.
So I decided to take a technique I learned from Rivka and recently used to make apple chips and apply it to other produce to see what I could come up with. It's fall, so like everyone else we usually have at least one butternut squash lying around. I ended up with a really adorable mini one the other week, and instead of cutting it into cubes and roasting it or folding...Read More »
- Redbook | Shine Food | Fri, Dec 6, 2013 9:47 AM EST | CommentsWith its satisfying dishes and whole-fam-can-join vibe, brunch is without a doubt our favorite part of the weekend. That's why we scoured the U.S. for the latest and tastiest offerings-from cereal-covered French toast to deep-fried pig ears-that will make this weekly ritual even more special. Our top 12 are all classics, but each has an unexpected or decadent twist that takes it to the next level of scrumptious. Get inspired and take notes on these drool-worthy dishes, whether you track them down or create your own versions at home. By Julianne Adams, REDBOOK.
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