Tag Archive for: spring

Lemon Garlic Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Spinach and Snap Peas

4 8-oz. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 garlic cloves, smashed, or 2 sticks spring garlic, diced 10 thyme sprigs 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced 3/4…

Stuffed Zucchini Boats (from The Mediterranean Dish)

3 zucchini trimmed and sliced length-wise into halves extra virgin olive oil I used Early Harvest Greek EVOO Kosher salt and pepper to your liking Dried oregano large sprinkle to your liking 6 oz cherry tomatoes sliced in halves 3 green…

Lemon Roasted Salmon with Asparagus, Escarole and Potatoes

For the salmon: 1 1/2 pounds skinless salmon fillet 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon finely chopped oregano 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 ounces roasted…

Arugula Greek Salad

Recipe from "add a pinch" 6 cups arugula 2 cucumbers peeled and diced 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved or one medium tomato, diced 1 cup sliced Kalamata olives 1/2 medium red onion diced 1 green pepper seeded and diced 1 (8-ounce) container…

Asparagus Radish Salad

1-pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 7 radishes, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons sesame seeds DRESSING: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion/scallion 1 tablespoon white wine…

Ramp Pesto Pasta

INGREDIENTS: 10 ramps roughly chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts 1 oz. ricotta insalata 1/2 tsp kosher salt black pepper to taste lemon wedges for serving 16 oz. of your favorite pasta cooked according…

Spinach and Leek Soup with Garlic and Cannellini Beans

Ingredients 2 Tbs. olive oil 3 medium leeks, white and light-green parts only, trimmed and sliced 1/4 inch thick 4 large cloves garlic, sliced lengthwise- you can use spring garlic as well! 2 tsp. dried mustard 6 cups lower-salt…

Blueberry Buckle (Alton Brown Style)

FOR THE TOPPING 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup cake flour 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed and chilled FOR THE CAKE 2 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground…

Baked Summer Squash

2 pounds summer squash (zucchini, pattypan squash, yellow crookneck squash) 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon flaked salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven to 350°F.…

Quick Pickles

4-5 pickling cucumbers ½ cup water, at room temperature or cooler ½ cup rice vinegar or white or cider vinegar 1 ½ tablespoons maple syrup or sugar 1 ½ teaspoons fine sea salt ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional, for heat) 20 twists…

Black Pepper Chitarra with Zucchini and Garlic Scapes

2 medium zucchini, julienned 1 pound chitarra or spaghetti style pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil 10 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes, plus more for garnish 1 bunch garlic scapes, thinly sliced 1/4…

Swiss Chard and Mushroom Quiche

For the Pine Nut Crust 1⁄2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 3⁄4 cup unbleached white flour 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt 1⁄4 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 cup pine nuts 1⁄4 cup ice-cold olive oil 1⁄2 cup ice-cold water For the Filling 7…