Tag Archives | Spring 2013 Recipes

lastBiteAsparagus

OVEN-ROASTED SPRING ASPARAGUS

Recipe and Photo by Megan Mccarthy 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil + 1 teaspoon for misting 1 clove garlic, minced 1 fresh lemon, squeezed 2 tablespoons grated Asiago cheese ¼ teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Sea salt to taste Turn oven broiler on high. Place trimmed asparagus on a baking pan […]

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CARAMELIZED ONION AND GOAT CHEESE PIZZA

Homemade pizza crust 2 large onions, cut into ¼ inch slices 1 large North Georgia apple or local pear 2 links organic chicken sausage ½ cup toasted walnuts 2 ounces Capra Gia goat cheese (red pepper, herb, onion or 7-pepper) 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Sea salt and white […]

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recipeSevenHourLamb

SEVEN-HOUR LEG OF LAMB PROVENCAL

Serves 6 to 8 1 (6-pound) bone-in leg of lamb 2 tablespoons olive oil (not extra-virgin) 2 lemons, halved 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry white wine 2 leeks, white and pale green only, sliced 1 head garlic, peeled, about 12 cloves 5 bay leaves, preferably fresh 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 4 springs fresh thyme 2½ […]

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SAUTÉED RADISHES WITH CHIVES

Serves 4 To clean radish greens, other greens or gritty herbs, place them in a sink or large bowl filled with cold water. Swish the greens around, letting the dirt fall to the bottom. Using your hands or a fine-mesh sieve, scoop the greens from the water, leaving the dirt at the bottom. Drain, clean […]

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GARLICKY PASTA AND KALE

This recipe is great with kale or any spring greens. It is so simple yet satisfying. 2 tablespoons olive oil 2–10 fresh garlic cloves, chopped (use as much as you like) Pinch of salt, pepper and crushed red pepper ½ pound kale, roughly chopped 8 ounces of your favorite pasta, cooked In a large skillet […]

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recipeGrilledShrimp

GRILLED SHRIMP SPIEDINI WITH SALSA VERDE

The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me and I to them. —Ralph Waldo Emerson This recipe calls for shrimp, but it’s also delicious as a sauce for salmon, scallops, chicken or lamb. […]

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recipeStrawLemonPreserves

STRAWBERRY LEMON PRESERVES

Recipe and Photo by Lyn Deardorff Makes about 4 half-pints 4 pounds organic or regular strawberries, firm and barely ripe 2 whole lemons 1 cup sugar (cane sugar or organic raw sugar) ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) ½ teaspoon ground ginger (optional) Prepare jars by placing in water-bath canner, bring to boil and simmer for […]

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