To partially cook fruits, vegetables, or nuts in boiling water or steam.
Sauteed Escarole with Raisins, Pine Nuts, and Capers
You can blanch the escarole up to one hour ahead. Wait until just before serving to add the lemon juice, though, as the acid in the juice will dull the escarole's color if it sits too long.
Summer Vegetable Soup with Dill
If you have sweet, tender farm-fresh corn, use it raw. If your corn is a little starchy, blanch the ears in boiling water before cutting off the kernels.
Beets & Greens Salad with Cannellini Beans
Sometimes beets in the market have beautiful, unblemished, tender greens attached. When that happens, blanch the greens and toss with beans and vinaigrette, using some of the beets to garnish the salad, as in this recipe. Use the leftover cooked beets for other dishes. If you buy beet greens on ...
Collard Spring Rolls
and the 1 tablespoon sea salt. Bring to boiling. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine 8 cups cold water and ice cubes. To blanch , carefully add trimmed collard leaves to boiling water; cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until just wilted. Cool quickly
Quick Summer Salad: Heirloom Tomatoes, Black Beans, and Corn
heart of the dish. I also used fresh corn rather than frozen and it took no time at all to prep it for this salad. Simply blanch a few cobbs for about one minute and when cooled, slice kernels from the cobb. While I used dried beans that I soaked overnight
Fresh and Satisfying Spring Appetizers for Parties, Showers, and More
says “spring” more than snappy stalks of asparagus. Feed a crowd with this salty, creamy combo that’s as easy as blanch , wrap, drizzle with sauce and serve. If you’re really tight on time, swap in a store-bought balsamic vinaigrette for
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Easy Fish Roll-Ups
make, you don’t even need a recipe: simply grab a few fillets of sole (or any other firm, lean white fleshed fish ), blanch a few asparagus, roll asparagus in fish fillets, cook in covered non-stick pan for a few minutes and voilà: dinner (or
gluten-free cauliflower cake
will have several rings inside. Separate them and set aside. Blanch the cauliflower. Set a large saucepan on medium-high heat ..... with 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Cover the cauliflower with water. Blanch the cauliflower until they are soft enough
A Few Words on How to Cook Artichokes
for whatever artichokes look good at the market - baby artichokes all the way up to the larger globes. The gist is - trim, blanch , saute. You end up with beautiful, tender, succulent, golden-crusted artichoke hearts that can be enjoyed straight from