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Sushi Rolls

Sushi Rolls: California Rolls and Cucumber Roll Serves 4 Hands-On Time: 45 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours For The Sushi Rice: 2 ½ cups Calrose medium grain rice 2 ½ cups water 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1 ½ tablespoons Kosher salt 1 ½ tablespoons sugar For The Sushi…

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Mathew’s Sushi Burger

  Serves 4 Rough note for inspiration: Matthew took the liberty of coming up with a Sushi Burger, using the the same rice as we did – with the vinegar seasoning and used the same toppings Billy and I used in the sushi rolls. That said, his creative use of…

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Grace Young’s Peppery Vegetarian Fried Rice

Serves 2 to 3 as a main dish or 4 as part of a multicourse meal. 1 cup brown rice 2 teaspoons plus 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil 2 large eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons minced ginger ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 cup ¼-inch diced carrots 4 ounces fresh…

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Shrimp Tikka with Mango Chutney

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine 2008 (developed by Melissa Jones) Makes 6 servings Hands On Time: 45 min Total Time: 1 hour For shrimp: 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 (1-inch) piece fresh jalapeño, chopped (about 2 teaspoons) 1 (1-inch) piece peeled ginger, chopped 1 large garlic…

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Chicken with Prunes, Olives and Almonds

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine, 1982 Hands-On Time: 40 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 ¼ hours Serves: 4 1/3 cup chopped pitted prunes 1/3 cup dry Sherry 3 pounds chicken thighs with skin and bones 1 teaspoon chopped garlic ¼ cup chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley, plus extra for garnish…

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Baked Chicken Thighs with Artichoke Hearts and Lemon Pickles

Start to finish: 13 hours, (40 minutes hands on) Servings: 8 2 1/2 lemons, preferably thin skinned 3 tablespoons kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 8 medium chicken thighs one 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained or one 9-ounce box defrosted frozen artichoke hearts 1/3 cup…

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Einat Admony’s Sinaya

Serves 4 to 6 1 large eggplant Kosher salt Tahini Sauce: 3/4 cup tahini 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup water 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon kosher salt 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 medium yellow onion, finely…

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Salad in a Jar

For the Honey-Lime Dressing: 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup olive oil dash of hot sauce For the salad: ¼ cup black beans (rinsed and drained) ¼ cup corn kernels ¼ cup guacamole ¼ cup chopped tomato ¼ cup shredded chicken ¼ cup shredded romaine ½ cup tortilla chips…

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Picadillo Sloppy Joes

Total preparation time: 30 minutes Makes 4 servings (3 ½ cups filling) 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 pound ground chuck, round, or sirloin One 4½-ounce can chopped green chiles ½ cup pimiento-stuffed green olives 1-cup chili sauce (like Heinz – this…

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Tostones (Fried Plantains)

    1 to 2 large green plantains 5 tablespoons canola or other vegetable oil or enough to reach ¼ -inch up the side of a large skillet Kosher salt Peel the plantain and slice it on the diagonal ½ – 1-inch thick. Heat the oil in a large skillet…

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