It's festive. It's colorful. The flavor of fresh, sweet, mellow corn. The hot pop of tiny flecks of hot chile pepper. The top half's an astonishingly light cornbread, almost soufflé-like. The bottom half's the silkiest, lightest pudding.
Twenty minutes to transform humble potato and just-picked spring peas and leeks into a luscious, satisfying and magical dinner. $1.50 for a big, impressive, aromatic serving. Then dance for an hour and burn all 300 calories.
Tastes and smells Way too good to be so good for you. A whole-grain bread that's not heavy. A profoundly great bread full of wildly healthy walnuts. A big, hearty bread you make without kneading dough. Just 30 seconds of stirring. Honest.
Deeply flavorful, thoroughly refreshing and, yes, kinda sweet soda with a fraction of the sugar calories you'd get in a can of Coke. A low Glycemic Load soda where most of the sweetness comes from banana, not high fructose corn syrup.
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Luscious, creamy rice. Fresh, sweet Spring peas. And some smoky prosciutto. Elegant and hearty for an early Spring night. Those fresh peas are the best reason to visit the Farmers Market this week.
Peanut Butter & Grape Bread. Not a joke. Profoundly great bread. Without kneading dough. Really. Just 30 seconds of stirring. Because sometimes you just feel like eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. When you're out hiking.
Your eyes and nose are partying. Your mouth is thrilled. Soft, rich, luscious polenta with the firm favas' sweetness and the crunchy walnuts', well, nuttiness. Slicked with olive oil and sea salt. Delicious, satisfying, packed with vegetable protein.
A magical combination of garlic bread and garlic custard in one dish. Rich but light. Deeply flavorful. Wildly fragrant. Completely satisfying. The centerpiece of a vegetarian meal. Or a side that turns a simple grilled fish or meat dish into an amazing meal.
Must be Spring. Fresh fava beans at the Farmers Market. They're bright green, they're tender, they're slightly sweet. Preparing them is Slow. But really worth it. And they're great in my Complete Protein Tacos.