This simple quick pickle recipe is made by soaking asparagus in a hot brine made from white wine vinegar, water, sugar, and salt, that's been infused with the French flavors of tarragon, and shallot.
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Glazed in a buttery sweet-tart sauce, these roasted shallots are an easy, elegant holiday side dish.
If you only know endive as a crunchy, leafy, bitter green, then you've been missing out. Roasted, grilled, or sautéed, the wide-leafed vegetable loses much of its trademark bitterness, allowing its sweet, faintly earthy character to emerge at full force. Here, it's combined with shallots and goat cheese for a rich, buttery quiche-like tart.
This quick and easy crunchy topping is intended as a component of a Korean-flavored clam recipe. It's made with store-bought fried onions, shallots, and garlic, plus strips of teriyaki-flavored nori. As a stand-alone topping, it would also be delicious sprinkled onto pastas, rice dishes, and stews.
[Photograph: Leela Punyaratabandhu] For maximum flavor, it is best to use bone-in pieces of chicken in this curry. The dried spices are optional, but recommended. Note: Massaman has several spelling variants. Look for anything resembling "massaman" or "masman" on the...