September 24, 1987 |
A recent Cornell University report revealed that potatoes could be lethal. Storing potatoes at high temperatures encourages toxins to flourish, putting a whole population of noshers at risk. I prefer peace of mind with my potatoes, so it's good to know that green signals the presence of toxins. No color means the spud is safe, and a healthful source of vitamins A and C, complex carbohydrates, fiber and flavor.
June 8, 1989
In Madras Turkey with New Delhi Rice, meaty turkey drumsticks are simmered until tender, then the meat is stripped from the bones and added to a creamy curry sauce. The assertive flavor of curry powder, a mixture of turmeric, cumin, coriander and cayenne pepper, works wonderfully with the subtly flavored turkey. Serve with a cardamom-scented rice sweetened with currants. MADRAS TURKEY WITH NEW DELHI RICE 3 pounds turkey drumsticks 2 green apples, peeled and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, sliced 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 3 tablespoons curry powder 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup whipping cream or half and half Salt, pepper 3 green onions, chopped New Delhi Rice Poach turkey in enough water to cover, 1 1/2 hours or until tender.
April 21, 1999 |
It seems as if everyone has a recipe for "the best" corn bread. And that's just great because I'm not going to give you yet another one. But the next time you bake that incredible corn bread of yours, make a little extra for this salad. The yellow of the corn bread, the red of the tomatoes and the bright green of the cilantro make this salad not only tasty but very pretty too. So get baking.
December 11, 1986
Here's an easy recipe for halibut steaks on a bed of tender, crisp-cooked vegetables that is made with the use of the microwave oven. It's ideal for calorie-counters who want to eat lighter foods during the holiday season. This festive holiday dish is perfect for a family dinner or a yule dinner party.
December 28, 1986
Cajun Shrimp makes an elegant first course for a New Year's Day dinner. The key to this recipe is a spicy cream sauce flavored with crisp bacon bits, green onions, herbs and cayenne pepper. Arrange the prawns on individual heat-proof appetizer shells or plates and top with bread crumbs and grated Parmesan cheese before baking. A glass of Champagne or sparkling cider makes an ideal accompaniment.
June 17, 2013
Garden Corn and Tomato Salad Active Work and Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes * Vegetarian 5 ears corn 2 pounds tomatoes, diced 1 1/2 cups sliced green onions 1 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 teaspoon salt Lettuce leaves, for serving Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the corn and cook 3 minutes. Remove the corn from the pot and plunge into cold water to cover. Drain the corn, then slice the kernels from the cobs: Place each cob, stem end down, on the counter and, with a sharp knife, cut down on the cob. You'll have about 4 cups of corn.
December 14, 1995 |
Some baby vegetables are just that: vegetables in their infancy. Ears of corn, finger-length zucchini and filet snap beans are examples. As for flavor, some believe that the taste of baby vegetables is as scanty as their size. The rest of the teenies are cultivars that reach maturity as miniatures. This is true of such vegetables as Planet carrots, Little Ball beets and currant tomatoes. Their flavor is superior because it has had a chance to develop.
February 6, 1992 |
Elising Roxas Tunglen entertains in typically warm-hearted Filipino style, filling her house with people and preparing such generous amounts of food that guests always pack some to take home. One of her specialties is pancit molo , a soothing won ton soup from Iloilo, Tunglen's native province in the Philippines. ( Molo is a town in that province, and pancit means noodles, in this instance loosely interpreted as won ton wrappers.