Wicked Basics & Oddities

Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

These pickled red onions are the Bomb! They are sweet, tart and a little sourthat packs a punch as a topping to any grilled, roasted, braised, fried, sautéedor poached meat, seafood, sandwich, taco, burger, composite salad, or veggiedish….I kid you not! So easy to make. They will last in the fridge for acouple of weeks, just make sure marinade covers them and they are in asealed container…Bonus! Just think about topping them on slicedavocados….Heaven! Makes: (1 Quart) Ingredients :1 lb Red onions, ¼ inch slices1 T Salt, kosher2 T Oregano, fresh and chopped1 t Cumin seeds, toasted Chef’s note* (In a...

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Outrageous Olive Marmalade Recipe

Outrageous Olive Marmalade Recipe

Outrageous Olive Marmalade Recipe This outrageous olive marmalade recipe is filled with layers of flavor. It combines the briny Castelvetrano olives, tangy capers, sweet earthy taste of dried currants, aroma of fresh clean orange zest, the rich sweet goodness of orange blossom honey, and the nuttiness of the pine nuts to make a wonderful condiment for meats like chicken, pork, and lamb. I even added this olive marmalade to the roasted tomato sauce in the Sautéed Chicken Breast Supreme but it’s fabulous on it’s own too. What goes well with Olive Marmalade? Put a spoonful next to your grilled meat, or make it a...

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My Favorite Mint Chutney Recipe

My Favorite Mint Chutney Recipe

Mint Chutney Recipe This mint chutney is jammed pack with flavor with a hint of sweetness and can be used with any Indian recipe or your favorite grilled, roasted, poached, sauté, braised, or fried dish. I had a student that said she would smear it on anything…cracker, naan, grilled pineapple, curried devil eggs, or french bread! I used this chutney as a condiment for my saffron tempura fried multicolored cauliflower. It is so delicious… you may just like it too much! Ingredients for mint chutney: 1 C      Fresh Mint, leaves 1 C      Fresh Cilantro, leaves 2 T ...

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Compound Herb Butter

Compound Herb Butter

Compound Herb Butter Recipe Compound herb butter is a simple flavor enhancer for your cooked veggies and meats. It’s a mixture of savory herbs, spices, citrus and, you guessed it, butter! It’s so easy to make and keeps a long while. Here is the simple compound herb butter recipe: Combine 1/4 to a 1/3 cup minced preserved lemons, shallots, garlic, fresh herbs to a stick of butter (salted or unsalted, it’s up to you). Mix it together in a food processor or by hand. Form into a log shape and roll up in saran wrap, or fill an ice cube tray...

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