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Pressed Stilton, Pear, Date, and Bacon Sandwiches

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

This sandwich is modeled on a cheese plate: it's filled with Stilton, crisp pear, and sweet dates. More

Soy-Braised Lamb Shanks

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

Adapted from Home Cooking with Jean-Georges, these long braised shanks balance meaty savoriness with a bright acidity from lemongrass, champagne vinegar, chiles, Asian pears, and Gewürztraminer, taking them worlds away from your usual cold weather braise. More

The Crisper Whisperer: Quick-Poached Asian Pears

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope 5 comments

Note: You may know Carolyn Cope as Umami Girl. She stops by on Tuesdays with ideas on preparing fruits and vegetables. [Photograph: Carolyn Cope] Although Asian pears (also called Chinese pears, apple pears or sand pears) are now fairly widely... More

Market Scene: Squash, Sugar Plums, Apples, and Pears in Southern California

Market Scene Leah Greenstein 1 comment

Note: On Mondays, one of our various Market Scene correspondents checks in with what's fresh at farmstands, what's coming up, and what you better get while the gettin's good. This week, we hear from SoCal correspondent Leah Greenstein of SpicySaltySweet. Take us to the market, Leah! Carnival Squash at McGrath Family Farms. [Photographs: Leah Greenstein] I'm tired of tomatoes. There. I said it. After two months straight gorging myself on Early Girls and Purple Cherokees, Green Zebras and Sun Golds, I think I've finally had enough tangy-sweet-tomato-goodness to last me until next summer—or at least until January, when I break into my stash of homemade canned heirloom tomatoes for lasagnas and stews. Fortunately, the Los Angeles farmers' markets (and Southern... More

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