This refreshing gazpacho gets a Mexican-inspired twist from tomatillos and smoky, grill-singed vegetables (including a jalapeño!). Garnished with grilled shrimp, traditional bell pepper, and onion, it makes a light but filling summertime main.
Crispy chunks of deep-fried battered chicken in a sweet, sour, and savory glaze with complex orange flavor. The Chinese take-out classic, made in your own kitchen.
Sweet and savory Thai-style fried shallots are a natural pair for lemony deviled eggs with hot diced chilies.
Ultra-crisp potatoes fried in chorizo fat with chunks of chorizo, seared green chilies, and scallions, all topped with baked eggs, avocado, and cilantro. It's a heck of a way to start the day.
Peking-style roast duck is packed into a sandwich with quick-pickled carrots and daikon radish, sliced cucumbers, and hoisin sauce. The flavors are inspired by Chinese sesame pancakes, but when pressed under heavy weights for several hours, it turns into a neat, flavor-packed meal.
Roasted vegetables, caramelized onions, and goat cheese are packed into a hollowed out loaf of bread, wrapped tightly, and then pressed under heavy weights for several hours to pack all the flavors into a perfect, bite-height sandwich.
A rich and hearty mushroom, tomato, and red wine ragù perfect for a cold winter day.
Crisp fried green plantains with a tender core, served with guacamole.
With the help of a pressure cooker, you can heave tender, gently spiced chicken that tastes like it's been simmering all day in a creamy sauce flavored with ginger, garlic, and cumin. Chickpeas and spinach make this a complete meal.
Dig your chip into lime marinated shrimp, juicy tomatillo-jalapeño-cilantro salsa, and melty mild Monterey Jack cheese.
Oven-roasted tomatoes get sweetness and depth from maple syrup and balsamic vinegar in this winter-friendly twist on traditional caprese salad.
Combine the premise of a potato gratin with Hasselback roast potatoes for the ultimate creamy-in-the-middle, crispy-on-top casserole.
By combining bourbon, Scotch and homemade garam masala-spiced apple syrup, you get a delicious play on fall flavors that'll warm you up from the inside.
This drink tastes like a boozy grapefruit soda, with a nice combination of bitter and sweet flavors.
Harissa provides an undercurrent of gentle heat, complemented by sauteed kale, diced Bosc pears, lemon juice and zest, and the aforementioned radishes for nice zip.
This recipe comes from Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common. Sweet crème de cassis mixes with oaky bourbon to produce a delicious take on the classic whiskey sour.
Octopus is first tenderized, then lightly grilled and dressed with lemon and olive oil.
Charred grilled corn with spicy harissa paste flavored with lime, garlic, cumin, and fresh mint.
Quick and easy skillet chicken fajitas cooked with peppers and onions and served in hot tortillas.
A refreshingly light take on lobster salad, made with cucumbers and snap peas in an intense hot, sour, and sweet dressing is accented with pine nuts, shallots, herbs, and dried shrimp.