The farina makes these muffins special. Feel free to use vanilla extract if you are not fond of almond extract. I have never tried it, but I imagine these would work well with cranberries too. Times are approximate. Thanks to Jen for putting this recipe in her best of 2008 cookbook!
Adapted from a Bon Appetit recipe - the original did not include lemon. Serving size is based on a holiday meal, it probably serves half as many if it were your only vegetable dish. Note: you can rehydrate dry shiitake mushrooms if you can't find fresh.
Originally an Alton Brown recipe, I have tweaked it a bit. Prep time includes 3 hours for the brine, and cook time includes 4 hours in the crock pot. The addition of searing makes this more fussy than your typical crock pot recipe, but that's what makes it our absolute favorite pork dish. It almost tastes like wild boar!
This is a slightly adapted version of a recipe from the mom of one my friends. She is from the state of Gujarat in India. If you have or can find dhana zeeru, you can use that in place of the ground cumin and coriander.
This is the best angel food cake! I imagine it would also work well with other types of berries too - fresh, frozen or dried. Be careful when separating the eggs, if you get one drop of yolk in the whites, it won't whip properly.
Requested by MarraMamba in the "Lighten up your favorite comfort food" challenge. Original recipe: Recipe#23004. These are delicious pancakes that are very fluffy and delicate, with a mild lemon flavor. Each serving contains 6.5 grams of fat, 2.8 grams of saturated fat, and 95 mg cholesterol (calculated from ingredient labels).
Adapted from the Moosewood cookbook for West African Groundnut Stew. Wine or other fruit and vegetable juices (example, apricot or tomato) would also work as substitutes for the liquids. Thanks to Brooke the Cook in WI for putting this recipe in her best of 2008 cookbook!