Preserved Lemons

preserved lemons

If you have a Meyer lemon tree and it is January, you are looking at dozens of ripe lemons. You have made lemonade. You have made lemon ice-cubes. What else can you do with them besides play bocce ball with them? Preserve them! They add a great flavor to chicken tagine. Reprinted by with permission from Couscous and Other …

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Panna Cotta with Coconut and Pomegranate

Panna Cotta is a rich and elegant dessert for a winter holiday dinner. In this presentation, the panna cotta is served in dessert glasses garnished with shredded coconut and homegrown pomegranate arils. Ingredients 1 tablespoon powdered gelatin 1 (15-ounce) can coconut cream (recommended: Coco Loco) 1 (13.5-ounce) can coconut milk 2 cups chilled heavy cream 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar Pomegranate …

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Dehydrated Tomatoes

Dehydrated tomatoes

Dehyrated Tomatoes Also called “sun-dried” tomatoes; almost no one lives in a climate that makes that the best method. According to the USDA, few, if any store-bought “sun dried” tomatoes are actually sun dried (but the regulations allow them to call them that!). Ingredients Tomatoes – any quantity, ripe, but not over ripe, still firm. The yield varies considerably depending …

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