Pickled Peppers

Prep Time: 35 min Cook Time: 25 min Difficulty: Easy Servings: About 8 pints  Source: tasteofhome.com  INGREDIENTS 4 quarts long red, green or yellow peppers (Hungarian, Banana, etc.) 1-1/2 cups canning salt 4 quarts plus 2 cups water, divided 10 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 2 garlic cloves, peeled DESCRIPTION Making your own pickled peppers is so easy and you will never have to buy store-bought peppers ever … Read more

Oscar’s Okra Salad

Servings: 4 to 6 Source: Oscar Levy  INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound Okra (small, whole)  1 Vidalia onion  1 tablespoon red wine vinegar  3/4 tablespoon olive oil  1 splash lemon juice  1 dash tabasco  1 tablespoon white wine vinegar  DIRECTIONS Pierce okra (leave whole). Boil with white wine vinegar until bright green. Blanch. Chop onion finely. Marinate okra, onion, vinegar & oil (refrigerate overnight). Season with lemon … Read more

Orecchiette With Borlotti Beans, Bitter Greens and Lemony Bread Crumbs

Main Dish, Pasta & Noodles, Vegan, Vegetarian Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Difficulty: Medium Servings: 6  Source: Joe Yonan  INGREDIENTS 1 pound dried orecchiette or other pasta shape 2 cups cooked borlotti (cranberry) beans, drained and liquid reserved Bread crumbs: 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 cup panko-style or other dry bread crumbs … Read more

Vegan American Goulash

Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 110 min Total Time: 2 hours  Servings: 6  Source: Paul Harsha, adapted from a recipe by Ben Fink  INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp. olive oil 3 tbsp. smart butter 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped (1/4 inch dice) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lb. plant based ground beef 1/4 cup red wine 2 tsp. garlic powder … Read more

Pork Tenderloin with White Balsamic-Lime Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS Pork: 2 Whole Pork Tenderloins (1.5 to 3 pounds total) Cherry Coke Marinade: 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce 1/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar 1/4 Cup Cherry Cola 1/2 Tablespoon Sour Cherry concentrate (optional) 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon Minced Onion 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon Liquid Smoke (if searing) Vinaigrette: 1/4 Cup grapeseed oil 1/3 Cup thinly sliced shallots Kosher salt … Read more

My new favorite drink

Pink Negroni Difficulty: Easy Servings: 1 Source: Saveur INGREDIENTS 2 ounces gin 1 ounce Campari 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 1 ounce Lillet Blanc 3 dashes Bittermens burlesque bitters 1 sprig tarragon for garnish DIRECTIONS Combine gin, Campari, lemon juice, Lillet, and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into … Read more