Category: Unusual recipes


Cacao Nib Gelato Unusual recipes

Cacao Nib Gelato

Cacao Nib Gelato Recipe MAKES ABOUT 3 1/2 cups ServingsIngredients1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise* Bits of shell-roasted cacao beans; available at many specialty foods stores and from chocosphere.com.Recipe PreparationCombine 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, 1 cup whole milk, and 1/2 cup cacao nibs in heavy large saucepan.

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Raspberry-Hazelnut Galette Unusual recipes

Raspberry-Hazelnut Galette

Raspberry-Hazelnut Galette Recipe Parchment paper is a lifesaver when making this rustic tart. Use it when rolling out the tender, delicate crust (it’ll keep it from sticking), then use it to fold over the edges of the galette.Ingredients¾ cup raw hazelnuts, skin on1¼ cups all-purpose flour plus more for work surface½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest1 tablespoon fresh lime juice1 large egg, beaten to blendHazelnut or vanilla ice cream (for serving; optional)Recipe PreparationPreheat oven to 375°.

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Steamed Clams with Chickpeas and Green Garlic Unusual recipes

Steamed Clams with Chickpeas and Green Garlic

Steamed Clams with Chickpeas and Green Garlic Recipe A dead-simple shellfish dish that is pure Erickson: ocean-adoring, dairy-rich, fun to eat.Ingredients2 green garlic bulbs, white and pale-green parts only, or 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice4 pounds Manila or littleneck clams, scrubbed1 15.

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon Kebabs with Scallion-Ginger Relish Unusual recipes

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Kebabs with Scallion-Ginger Relish

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Kebabs with Scallion-Ginger Relish Recipe Be patient with these; they need to stay over indirect heat the whole time to minimize flare-ups. If you try to rush them, they’ll burn to a crisp.IngredientsRelish6 scallions, thinly sliced1 serrano chile, thinly sliced1 tablespoon fresh lime juice1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil½ teaspoon finely grated peeled ginger½ teaspoon light brown sugarBacon and AssemblyVegetable oil (for grill)2 tablespoons sambal oelek1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegarLime wedges (for serving)Special EquipmentEight 8–12-inch-long metal skewersRecipe PreparationRelishToss scallions, chile, lime juice, oil, ginger, and brown sugar in a medium bowl to combine; season with salt.

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New York Strip Roast with Madeira Pan Sauce Unusual recipes

New York Strip Roast with Madeira Pan Sauce

New York Strip Roast with Madeira Pan Sauce Recipe Ingredients1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon ground allspice1 3- to 4-pound New York strip roast, fat trimmed to 1/4 inch2 medium shallots, minced2/3 cup high-quality Madeira2 cups low-salt chicken broth1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes and frozenRecipe PreparationMix coarse salt, pepper, and allspice in bowl.

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Buttermilk Cornbread with Monterey Jack Cheese Unusual recipes

Buttermilk Cornbread with Monterey Jack Cheese

Buttermilk Cornbread with Monterey Jack Cheese Recipe Makes one 8-inch square cornbread ServingsIngredients1/2 cup (packed) coarsely grated Monterey Jack cheese1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, meltedRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 425°F. Butter 8x8x2-inch metal baking pan. Whisk first 5 ingredients in medium bowl to blend.

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Breakfast Calzones Unusual recipes

Breakfast Calzones

Breakfast Calzones Recipe Ingredients2 1-lb. 6-oz. balls of pizza dough, room temperatureAll-purpose flour (for surface)6 oz. Fontina cheese, grated (about 2 cups)1 cup whole-milk fresh ricotta1 Tbsp. finely chopped rosemaryRecipe PreparationPrepare a grill for medium-low heat. Set cast-iron griddle on grill.

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Mincemeat Ice Cream Unusual recipes

Mincemeat Ice Cream

Mincemeat Ice Cream Recipe Makes about 5 1/2 cups ServingsIngredientsVanilla Ice Cream2 cups heavy whipping cream1 vanilla bean, split lengthwisemincemeat2 Golden Delicious apples (about 1 1/3 pounds), peeled, cored, cut into 3/4-inch cubes1 cup pecans, toasted, chopped1/4 cup Calvados (apple brandy)1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peelRecipe Preparationice creamMix cream and milk in heavy large saucepan.

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Pomelo Salad with Chile, Lime, Peanuts, and Coconut Unusual recipes

Pomelo Salad with Chile, Lime, Peanuts, and Coconut

Pomelo Salad with Chile, Lime, Peanuts, and Coconut Recipe A palate cleanser packed with sweet, sour, and salty flavors; taste and tweak the seasonings as you go.Ingredients2 tablespoons palm sugar or light brown sugar2 red or green Thai chiles, finely chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut2 shallots, thinly sliced, divided¼ cup peanuts, preferably skin-on2 pomelos or 3 ruby red grapefruit¾ cup torn cilantro leaves with tender stems2 tablespoons dried shrimpRecipe PreparationWhisk palm sugar and 1 Tbsp.

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Pork Roast with Braised Collard Greens, Creamy Polenta, and Pan Jus Unusual recipes

Pork Roast with Braised Collard Greens, Creamy Polenta, and Pan Jus

Pork Roast with Braised Collard Greens, Creamy Polenta, and Pan Jus Recipe Ingredients1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar1 small head of garlic, unpeeled, halved crosswise1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns1 6-rib pork rib roast (about 4 pounds)1 cup low-salt chicken broth or vegetable broth2 teaspoons red wine vinegarRecipe PreparationCombine 8 cups water and next 7 ingredients in large pot.

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Grilled Potato Salad With Chiles and Basil Unusual recipes

Grilled Potato Salad With Chiles and Basil

Grilled Potato Salad Recipe This dish is everything we love about a German potato salad (bright vinegar, fresh herbs, a little heat), plus the added benefit of a grilled, smoky, char. The still hot-off-the-grates spuds get tossed in dressing that’s equal parts spicy, sweet, herbaceous, and nothing sort of addictive.

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Steamed Snapper with Ginger, Lime, and Cilantro Unusual recipes

Steamed Snapper with Ginger, Lime, and Cilantro

Steamed Snapper with Ginger, Lime, and Cilantro Recipe Ingredients5 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided1/4 cup bottled clam juice2 tablespoons fresh lime juice2 tablespoons chopped green onion1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger (see tip below)1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil1 teaspoon fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam)2 6- to 8-ounce red snapper fillets or halibut filletsRecipe PreparationMix 3 tablespoons cilantro and next 7 ingredients in small bowl to blend.

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The Cough Suppressant Unusual recipes

The Cough Suppressant

The Cough Suppressant Recipe 4 servings (makes about 8 cups)Be careful not to boil the tea. It will give you a cleaner flavor and be more nutrient-rich.Ingredients1 1” piece ginger, peeled, grated1 1” piece turmeric, peeled, grated½ teaspoon black peppercorns1 small garlic clove, grated¼ cup honey, preferably raw¼ cup unsweetened almond milk3 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juiceRecipe PreparationLightly whack oregano and thyme with a wooden spoon to bruise and release oils.

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Tomato and Corn Salad with Marjoram Unusual recipes

Tomato and Corn Salad with Marjoram

Tomato and Corn Salad with Marjoram Recipe Ingredients4 ears fresh corn, husked1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1 tablespoon red wine vinegar3 medium tomatoes, chopped1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese2 tablespoons chopped fresh marjoram4 large butter lettuce leavesRecipe PreparationCook corn in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 5 minutes.

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Mixed Vegetable Slaw with Miso Dressing Unusual recipes

Mixed Vegetable Slaw with Miso Dressing

Mixed Vegetable Slaw with Miso Dressing Recipe Ingredients2 tablespoons grapeseed or other neutral oil2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar1 tablespoon mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)1 tablespoon red or white miso (fermented soybean paste)1 kohlrabi, peeled, cut into matchstick-size pieces1 apple, halved, cored, cut into matchstick-size pieces1 small celery root (celeriac), peeled, cut into matchstick-size pieces1/2 fennel bulb, cut into matchstick-size pieces1/4 cup chopped fresh chives1/2 red Fresno chile, seeded, thinly slicedRecipe PreparationWhisk first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.

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Mediterranean Supper Omelet with Fennel, Olives, and Dill Unusual recipes

Mediterranean Supper Omelet with Fennel, Olives, and Dill

Mediterranean Supper Omelet with Fennel, Olives, and Dill Recipe Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 cups thinly sliced fresh fennel bulb, fronds chopped and reserved1/4 cup chopped pitted green brine-cured olives5 large eggs, beaten to blend with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 4-ounce package crumbled goat cheese Provençal (with thyme, basil, and sweet red pepper)1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh dillRecipe PreparationHeat 1 tablespoon oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

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Simple Syrup Unusual recipes

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup Recipe Keep this staple in your fridge so you’ll have it on hand for nonalcoholic cocktails and, of course, their boozy counterparts.Recipe PreparationCombine sugar and 1 cup water in a jar, cover, and shake until sugar is dissolved.DO AHEAD: Simple syrup can be made 3 months ahead.

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Pineapple Upside-Down Pumpkin Gingerbread Unusual recipes

Pineapple Upside-Down Pumpkin Gingerbread

Pineapple Upside-Down Pumpkin Gingerbread Recipe IngredientsTOPPINGNonstick vegetable oil spray2/3 cup (packed) golden brown sugar1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter2 tablespoons frozen pineapple juice concentrate, thawed1 teaspoon mild-flavored (light) molassesCAKE2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon3/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature1/2 cup mild-flavored (light) molasses1/2 cup canned pure pumpkinRecipe PreparationTOPPINGPreheat oven to 350°F.

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Squid in Red Wine and Tomato Sauce Unusual recipes

Squid in Red Wine and Tomato Sauce

Squid in Red Wine and Tomato Sauce Recipe Ingredients1 pound cleaned squid, tentacles left whole, bodies cut crosswise into 1/2-inch rings1 pound plum tomatoes, chopped3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano2 tablespoons tomato paste1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepperRecipe PreparationHeat olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.

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Spiced Pumpkin Muffins Unusual recipes

Spiced Pumpkin Muffins

Spiced Pumpkin Muffins Recipe IngredientsNonstick vegetable oil spray1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/4 cup (packed) golden brown sugar2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground cloves1/3 cups shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas), lightly toasted1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, lightly toasted1 1/4 cups canned pure pumpkin6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh gingerRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 375°F.

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