August 18, 2016
Makes 2 servings 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt 1/2 cup peeled, diced English (seedless) cucumber 1 tablespoon golden raisins 4 walnut halves 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill Generous pinch kosher salt Fresh-ground black pepper Ice cubes (optional) Ice water and/or chilled seltzer, for serving Dried mint, for garnish (optional) Dried, crushed (culinary) rose petals, for garnish (optional) Ground sumac, for garnish (optional) 1. Combine the yogurt, cucumber, raisins, walnuts, dill, salt (to taste)
August 5, 2016
Makes 4 servings 1/2 cup packed finely chopped basil leaves and tender stems 1/4 cup packed finely chopped mint leaves 1/2 cup packed finely chopped parsley leaves and upper parts of stems 1/2 cup packed finely chopped chives 2 scallions, white and light-green parts, finely sliced 1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed and finely chopped (seeded, if desired, for less heat) 1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 cup regular or low-fat mayonnaise (do not use nonfat)
July 21, 2016 |
Makes 2 servings 1 cucumber (about 11 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons light soy sauce 2 teaspoons Chinkiang vinegar 2 tablespoons chili oil A pinch or two of ground roasted Sichuan pepper (optional) 1. Lay the cucumber on a chopping board and smack it hard a few times with the flat blade of a Chinese cleaver or with a rolling pin. Then cut it lengthwise into four pieces. Hold your knife at an angle to the chopping board and cut the cucumber on the diagonal into 1/2-inch slices.
March 17, 2016
Makes 6 servings 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced thin 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup white vinegar 3 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1. Wash and peel cucumbers. 2. Slice into 1/8 to 1/4 -inch rounds - as uniform as possible. 3. Combine sugar, vinegar, water, and salt in a small bowl. Stir to dissolve the salt and sugar. 4. Add the cucumbers and let stand at least 15 minutes at room temperature. 5. Serve on Sloppy Joes (see accompanying recipe)
March 17, 2016
Hunter Everyone was familiar with sloppy joes from the cafeteria here. The students weren't too excited about making them. But all agreed they were a hit. Eunice Cuevas called them "delicious, moist, chewy, excellent. " Myneisha Matis said: "the most delicious sloppy joes I ever tasted. " - Kristin Stit, Dana Srodes La Salle Academy The tears began to flow for Jayleen Rodriguez and Marvese Forrest - not because they didn't like the menu this week, but because of the onions.
November 9, 2013 |
My birthday is Sept. 21, and when I was a child, my mom would sometimes call me "the last rose of summer. " It was a sweet turn of phrase, but just an ordinary one for my mom. With her melodic Irish accent, she delighted people with virtually anything she said. My mom was raised on an Irish country road that led to the rocky coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Her family raised chickens, grew vegetables, and tended roses. She could run up and down the verdant green hills, or dip her toes in the sea. She truly lived in nature, and could never get enough of it. When she and my father came to America in the 1960s, they were lucky enough to land in Elmira, N.Y. A river ran through our town, giving her miles of banks for walking.
June 7, 2012 |
1-pound piece of boneless, skinless salmon, preferably wild, cut into 2 even pieces Kosher salt ? cup extra-virgin olive oil; more for drizzling 1 small shallot, finely diced 1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar; more as needed 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish; more as needed Freshly ground black pepper ? cup creme fraiche 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon 4 handfuls arugula (about 4 ounces total)
March 29, 2012
1 pound sugar snap peas 2 small cucumbers, unpeeled, thinly sliced (Persian if you can find them) 1 cup (about 1/2 pint ) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil Grated zest of 1 large lemon 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from one large lemon) 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (14.75-ounce) can of boneless, skinless pink salmon, drained 1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil over high heat.
June 9, 2011 |
BERLIN - Cucumbers were back on the radar of German health authorities Wednesday as the possible cause of an E. coli outbreak in Europe that has killed at least 26 people and sickened more than 2,700. Two weeks ago, investigators blamed cucumbers from Spain for the deadly outbreak and then later ruled them out as the source. Then, the focus shifted to sprouts from northern Germany, but none that were tested turned out to be contaminated with the bacterium strain blamed for the outbreak.
June 4, 2011 |
BERLIN - Schools have pulled raw vegetables from menus, piles of cucumbers sit untouched on shop shelves, and farmers say they are losing millions. As scientists scramble to find the source of an E. coli outbreak linked to raw vegetables that has killed 18 in Europe and sickened nearly 2,000, consumers are swearing off lettuce, cucumbers, and tomatoes just in case. "Cook it or don't eat it," Hamburg kidney specialist Rolf Stahl said at a news conference Friday. "That's my personal recommendation.