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Cook the Book: Almond Gnocchi with Lamb Ragu

Serious Eats Michele Humes 2 comments

Photograph from truth82 on Flickr I've saved Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond's gnocchi with lamb ragu for Friday, because I think it'll make a great weekend project. Properly-made gnocchi are a joy both to roll and to eat, and... More

Cook the Book: 'Almost Meatless' Albondigas

Serious Eats Michele Humes 5 comments

Photograph from different2une on Flickr Albóndigas are little Spanish or Mexican meatballs. In Spain, they're commonly served fried, in a rich tomato sauce, whereas a Mexican cook is more likely to serve them in a light broth, "Italian wedding" style.... More

Cook the Book: Tuna Tartine

Serious Eats Michele Humes 4 comments

As much as I love tuna, I've always dreaded the classic tuna salad, gloopy with mayo or Miracle Whip. Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond's open-face tuna salad sandwich couldn't be more different. Dressed with olive oil and lemon juice,... More

Cook the Book: Smoked Trout Chowder

Serious Eats Michele Humes 6 comments

Photograph from nate steiner on Flickr Though the authors of Almost Meatless call this soup a chowder, it's got more in common with the Scottish classic, cullen skink, also made with milk, potatoes, and smoked fish. The bold flavor of... More

Cook the Book: Eggs-Any-Style Chilaquiles

Serious Eats Michele Humes 2 comments

Photograph from Mike Licht on Flickr Eggs-any-style chilaquiles is perhaps the quintessential Almost Meatless recipe, embodying almost everything authors Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond stand for—in the kitchen, at least. It makes the most of eggs as an inexpensive... More

Cook the Book: 'Almost Meatless'

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If meat has always been the star of your meal, and vegetables, grains, and starches merely supporting acts, it can be a real challenge to redistribute the roles. But there are many good reasons to switch to an ensemble cast mindset, from environmental health to your own, and Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond are here to help. Almost Meatless is a collection of recipes in which modest quantities of meat—if meat is used at all—enhance, rather than dominate, dishes. Despite its focus on healthy and responsible eating, the book is neither puritan nor militant in tone. If you've followed the authors' Meat Lite column here on Serious Eats, you'll recognize in Almost Meatless their gentle, persuasive voices and eminently... More

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