Archive for May, 2008

Barbecued Pizza (Sunset Magazine)

Friday, May 30th, 2008

1 loaf (1 lb.) frozen white or whole-wheat bread dough, thawed
About 1 tablespoon olive oil
Toppings (choices follow)
Salt and pepper
1. On a floured board, divide dough into 4 equal pieces; shape each into a ball. Roll out each ball into a 5- to 6-inch-wide round. Brush tops lightly with about half the […]

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail (Eating Well)

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Yellow Gazpacho Salsa Recipe
Source: © EatingWell Magazine
4 servings
Here’s an American classic, made more elegant with a full-flavored, summery salsa that’s reminiscent of our favorite cold Spanish soup.
Make Ahead Tip: Prepare the salsa (Step 1), cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.
4 medium yellow tomatoes (1 pound), seeded and […]

Tarragon Cooler (Imbibe Magazine)

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

6 fresh tarragon leaves
1″ slice of cucumber, cut into cubes
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup
1 oz. double-brewed chamomile tea (chilled)
1/2 oz. Sparkling water
Tools: mixing glass, muddler, strainer
Glass: tumbler
Garnish: sprig of tarragon
Place first two ingredients in a pint glass filled with ice. Muddle all three breaking up the cucumber and tarragon, and crushing the […]

Mexican Potato Omelet (AOL)

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 cup frozen hash-brown potatoes or diced cooked potatoes
1 4 1/2-ounce can chopped mild green chiles
4 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1/2 cup grated pepper Jack or Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped scallions
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1. […]

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes (AOL)

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour (see Source)
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 large egg
1 large egg white
1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk (see Tip)
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
3/4 cup fresh or frozen […]