Side Dishes

Side Dishes


From the article ‘Indian Feast’ by Laura Booras in the Fall 2017 issue. For a link to the article and all the recipes in this menu, go to Global Local Cuisine. One of the most versatile Indian breads, chapati are served slightly warm and brushed with butter. Use them as a utensil for picking up

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September 27. 2017 | By Laura Booras | 0 comments

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Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes

Makes 8–10 servings 4 pounds sweet potatoes 1⁄4 cup milk, half and half or heavy cream 1–2 tablespoons butter 1⁄4 cup maple syrup Freshly grated nutmeg (optional) Salt and pepper Topping: your choice of homemade marshmallows, crumbled candied bacon or candied apples Preheat oven to 400°. Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork, place on

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October 01. 2016 | By | 0 comments

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Cactus Fries

4 nopales, cleaned 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper 1⁄4 teaspoon chipotle chili powder 1 cup flour 2 eggs 1⁄2 cup milk Oil for frying Slice nopales into ¼-inch-wide strips. Combine salt, pepper, chili powder and flour. Dust nopale strips with flour mixture and set aside. Mix together eggs and milk and slowly add to

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October 01. 2015 | By Rosminah Brown and Nancy Oster | 0 comments

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Empanadas with Wild Greens

When picking wild greens, do your research. Only eat wild foods that you are sure will not harm you. Makes 12 large empanadas EMPANADA DOUGH 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 3⁄4  cup butter (11⁄2  sticks), chilled and cut into pieces 1 egg 4–5 tablespoons water, chilled FILLING 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic,

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October 01. 2015 | By | 0 comments

Homemade Butter

Side Dishes

Make Your Own Butter

This is an easy and low-tech way to make a small quantity of butter and buttermilk. It makes a fun activity at Thanksgiving for the kids and adults. The butter can go right onto the table and the buttermilk makes a great addition to mashed potatoes. Photo by Erin Feinblatt. Makes approximately 3 tablespoons of

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September 21. 2015 | By | 0 comments

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Sunny Sautéed Summer Squash

Use your own sun-dried tomatoes in this dish if you have made them. This dish can be either a side dish on its own or you can add it to pasta for a quick one-dish meal. Summer squash come in many varieties—zucchini, yellow crookneck, pattypan, etc.

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August 04. 2015 | By | 0 comments

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