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Bacon and Brussel Sprout Salad Recipe. I’m sneaking bites of brussel sprout salad from the fridge every 3 minutes.

Bacon and Brussel Sprout Salad Recipe

I think that means I’m a grown up now. Brussel sprouts in and of themselves are kind of fun, but really, how fun are shaved brussel sprouts? This salad is full of fun things. Like using a nifty mandoline, making your house smell like bacon, and whisking emulsions. Just try saying that. Homemade Whole Wheat Pasta - JoyFoodSunshine. Barley Recipe with Roasted Vegetables. Jeweled Rice Salad Recipe. This post is written in partnership with Filippo Berio.

Jeweled Rice Salad Recipe

Jeweled rice is a feast for the senses. This Persian dish, often reserved for special occasions, traditionally includes many-colored “jewels”—emerald pistachios, ruby barberries, and almond pearls. In the traditional version, the rice is laced with fragrant saffron and warm spices like cinnamon and coriander. Yep, you guessed it: Your kitchen will smell divine. This dish is a bit of work, but has definite “wow” factor that’s sure to impress at your next party or gathering. Video! What Kind of Rice Should I Use? Mexican Green Salad with Jalapeño-Cilantro Dressing. Snap Pea and Radicchio Salad With Garlic Yogurt Dressing Recipe.

Bacon-Shallot Gravy Recipe - Dana Cowin. The Only Ranch Dressing Recipe You Will Ever Need. Let us make one thing perfectly, perfectly clear: the house-made buttermilk dressing you may have been served at your last family-style, farm-to-table meal, over locally grown baby lettuces and herbs was ranch dressing.

The Only Ranch Dressing Recipe You Will Ever Need

Straight up, American-comfort-food, arguably trashy ranch dressing. Please do not take this to mean that we do not like ranch dressing — actually we don’t like it, we love it. Now that we’ve called ranch dressing what it is, let’s move on to some real talk: you never have to buy a bottle of ranch dressing again. You never have to deal with the disappointment of it being too gloppy, or too sweet, or too salty or engage in the unique intellectual balancing act that occurs when you have to think about why a bottle of ranch dressing is shelf-stable. Why? Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe. Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Cilantro lime rice is the best rice for burrito bowls, and pretty much any Mexican food, right?

Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

(Cilantro haters, please look away, this one’s not for you.) It works well with Asian dishes too. But you don’t want to just toss plain rice with cilantro and lime juice and call it a day. Tips for making the best ever cilantro lime rice? Second, start by lightly browning the rice in some olive oil. Finally, use fresh limes and toss some grated lime zest in with the water that you add to the rice. At the very end, after the rice is cooked and fluffed, you’ll add in chopped fresh cilantro and lime juice. Ingredients 2 Tbps olive oil1 1/2 cups basmati long grain white rice1 clove garlic, minced2 1/4 cup water1 teaspoon saltZest of one lime3 Tbsp lime juice1 cup lightly packed chopped cilantro, leaves and tender stems MethodHide Photos 1 Brown the rice: Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan on medium high heat. Add the garlic and cook a minute more. Hello! Orzo Garden Pilaf with Lemon and Herbs - Ellie Krieger. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 scallions, thinly sliced, white and light-green parts only 1 cup whole-wheat orzo pasta 1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters 1 cup grated zucchini (6 ounces) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Orzo Garden Pilaf with Lemon and Herbs - Ellie Krieger

Once the oil shimmers, stir in the scallions; cook until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the orzo and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Pour in the broth and increase the heat to high; once it comes to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and cook for 8 to 9 minutes, or until the orzo is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in the tomatoes and zucchini; cover and cook for 2 minutes. Makes 4 servings Sodium 240mg; Total Carbohydrates 36g; Dietary Fiber 8g; Protein 7g. 6 Easy & Delish Salad Dressings Using Hummus! I wish hummus had a much cooler name or, at the very least, a name that accurately reflected how delicious it is!

6 Easy & Delish Salad Dressings Using Hummus!

I’ve heard it made fun of in more than one movie. Despite the mockery, (let’s face it, vegan are used to mockery), hummus is one of my most favorite foods! (Actually, I’m truly in love with the chickpea in all its glory…see my recent post titled “The Best & Easiest Garbanzo Bean Salad…plus the Health Benefits of the ‘Chic’ Chickpea”) But I digress…Why do I love hummus? Maybe because it’s easy to just grab and start dipping all sorts of food in it, maybe because it can be flavored in many different ways, also it’s pretty easy to make—of course, because it’s loaded with all the benefits that chickpeas have to offer! And the supermarkets and farmer’s markets are stocking so many varieties now. Adding hummus to a dish somehow always seems to improve it.

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