Faith wanted to create a side dish that would add some interest to the plate. What’s more interesting than salty bits of crispy prosciutto in every bite of mashed potatoes? The toasted pine nuts—totally worth the splurge, by the way—give the dish Mediterranean flair. These potatoes are “loaded” in the best possible way.
Winter squash tends not to be associated with Italian cooking. But in fall and winter, beautiful big squashes adorn the farmers’ markets from north to south. In Emilia-Romagna, squash-filled ravioli are a classic; and in the south, cooks sauté the squash in olive oil, then dress it with vinegar, sugar, and mint. This recipe pays […]
Treat a kohlrabi like a turnip and everything will be fine. Especially with this recipe, which we adapted from one in the Food Network magazine. You combine kohlrabi with cayenne, olive oil and parmesan cheese, then roast it. Look out, our dish could make kohlrabi the next kale. — Faith Middleton Photo: Tim Sackton/flickr, creative commons
I tip my hat to New Orleans–based chef Alon Shaya, who provided me with the inspiration for this recipe. On a trip down to NOLA, I found his simply grilled cauliflower so delicious and transforming that when I returned home, this dish was one of the first things I came up with. If you or […]
Once you grill a hearty lettuce, like romaine, you’ll say, “Why haven’t I been grilling lettuce all along?” You could also grill other lettuces along with the romaine, like endive and radicchio. Once all the lettuces are charred: chop, chop, chop. Put the chopped lettuces in a wooden bowl that’s been rubbed with a garlic […]
From Bud’s Fish Market, Branford, Connecticut Get the scoop on a few of our favorite seafood markets in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and more, and hear local author Mike Urban describe more seafood recipes from his book in this recent episode of The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze®. Recipe excerpted from The New England Seafood Markets Cookbook […]