If you’re short a fish for a proper Feast of Seven Fishes dinner, think local and think seasonal. Right now is the time for the big, brawny bottom-feeder often dubbed “poor man’s lobster.” Ella experiments and reports.
Why not? You’re pickling everything else, aren’t you? Just because grapes are available year-round doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give them their due. Especially since you’re likely to use them up as fast as you pickle them.
Meaty only in its heartiness, this special-occasion stew steals from Moroccan traditions as it touts the current season and leans on potent seasonings. It’s an alternative entrée for Thanksgiving as well as a supper for a lazy weekend.
The Rolling Stones sang the truths of this undervalued edible green when they crooned that it’ll tell no lies and it’ll make you wise. Delicious, nutritious and versatile, you’ll find it a smart addition to seasonal meals.
The color – much like its namesake – attracts, but it’s the mild flavor and creamy texture that make these seasonal and versatile favorites a pure pleasure to eat. Ella shares her how-to for a simple, satisfying meal.
The intriguing fruit that looks like a small green tomato covered with a flimsy papery shield does much more than shine in a classic salsa verde. Ella experiments with a recipe that puts the citrusy-sour ingredient in a different starring role.