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Spicy Asian Cucumbers
A simple side dish of Spicy Asian Cucumbers is bold and flavorful and only takes minutes to pull together.
Bread-and-Butter Zucchini Pickles
Food & Wine (August/September 2014) We like our cheeseburgers pretty simple: Ketchup, lettuce, mustard, pickles. Onions if we're feeling fancy. And we can't wait to try a cheeseburger topped with these Bread-and-Butter Zucchini Pickles. For one thing, they combine two...
Pickled Watermelon Rind: Take Two
This take on Pickled Watermelon Rind is hot and sweet, salty and sharp. They're an inventive, Asian twist on the Southern delicacy.
Vietnamese Pork Chops with Pickled Watermelon
Vietnamese Pork Chops with Pickled Watermelon is sometimes spicy, sometimes sweet, a bit salty here and there, always sharp. Every bite is different, and it's unusual and comforting at the same time.
Dinner with Margie | Na'ama's Fattoush Salad from Jerusalem
Na'ama's Fattoush Salad from Ottolenghi's Jerusalem combines vegetables, herbs and spices to make an amazingly fresh salad.
Dinner with Margie | Ottolenghi's 'Very Full Tart' from Plenty
Recipe from Plenty: A Cookbook by Ottolenghi and Tamimi As we mentioned earlier this week, when we were planning a menu with our contest winner Margie, we knew that one of the guests was vegetarian. Rather than consign her to...
Dinner with Margie | Ottolenghi's Green Bean Salad with Mustard Seeds and Tarragon
Ottolenghi's Green Bean Salad with Mustard Seeds and Tarragon is a wonderful warm weather dish, since you can serve it hot, cold or room temperature.
Dinner with Margie | Ottolenghi's Chickpea Sauté with Greek Yogurt
Ottolenghi's Chickpea Sauté with Greek Yogurt from the cookbook Plenty is beautiful, bold and delicious.
Dinner with Margie | Semolina, Coconut & Marmalade Cake from Jerusalem
Semolina, Coconut & Marmalade Cake from Ottolenghi's Jerusalem is a wonderful ending to any summer gathering.
Grilled Ginger-Glazed Chicken Livers with Spicy Plum Sauce
Here's an idea for an unusual summer meal: Grilled Ginger-Glazed Chicken Livers with Spicy Plum Sauce.