Entries by Meredith Lehman

Spaghetti and Spring Garlic

Salt 1 pound spaghetti 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 heads green garlic (or 4 cloves regular garlic), thinly sliced 1 tablespoon chopped parsley small pinch of red pepper flakes Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and add the spaghetti. Cook until al dente, reserving 1 cup of pasta cooking […]

Pickled Red Onions

1.5 cups sliced red onion 1 clove garlic 3 Tbsp white sugar 1.5 Tbsp salt 1/2 tsp peppercorns 1 cup white vinegar INSTRUCTIONS Thinly slice the red onion and peel the garlic. Place the onion and garlic in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Add the sugar, salt, and peppercorns to a small sauce pot. Add the vinegar and stir until the sugar and salt are dissolved. […]

Roasted Radish and Herbed Ricotta Omelet

For the roasted radishes: 1 cup thinly-sliced French Breakfast or Red radishes, or other radish variety 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon sea salt For the ricotta: 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons fresh whole milk ricotta 2 teaspoons minced fresh chives 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme 1 teaspoon minced fresh flat leaf parsley, plus extra […]

Buttercrunch Salad with Red Radishes

5 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 heads buttercrunch lettuce, washed and dried 6 radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into thin strips 2 ounces alfalfa sprouts   In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar and oil; season with salt and […]

Brown Butter Apple Loaf

4ounces (1/2 cup) unsalted butter 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 large eggs 4 1/2 ounces (1 cup) all-purpose flour (See Recipe Notes) 2 1/4 ounces (1/2 cup) whole wheat flour (See Recipe Notes) 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 ounces (1/2 cup) […]

Arugula and Roasted Chickpea Salad with Feta

1 12-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, divided 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons dried mint 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar 5 ounces arugula (about 7 cups) 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion 3 ounces feta […]

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper to taste 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1-2 cups chopped asparagus 2 lemons, sliced 2 tablespoons honey + 2 tablespoons butter (optional) parsley for topping (optional) Chicken: Cover the chicken breasts with plastic wrap and pound until each pieces is […]

Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus

1 pound asparagus spears, woody ends removed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic (or 2 spring garlic, minced) 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper 1 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Lightly grease a baking sheet with nonstick cooking oil spray. Arrange asparagus on baking sheet. Set aside. In a small bowl mix together olive oil, garlic, salt […]