I needed a recipe that would use a bunch of veggies harvested from my garden, so I came up with this refreshing orzo salad that is both colorful and crunchy. A very refreshing vegetarian salad for those hot summer days.
More suited to a cocktail party than a baseball game, this riff on Cracker Jack by Atlanta pastry chef Taria Camerino is sweetened with agave nectar and spiked with tequila. Slow-baking turns the popcorn-nut mix fabulously crunchy.
The noodles strike a satisfying note thanks to a garlicky Thai-inspired sauce and toppings of warm tofu and vegetables that shift with the seasons. The salad-like garnish is precisely the cool, crunchy counterpoint those chewy noodles need.
OPB's Kate Clause offers this reprieve from the classic pumpkin pie — a pumpkin bread with a heavy dose of concentrated, freshly brewed chai tea topped with a crunchy, sweet streusel including Oregon hazelnuts and walnuts.
The toppings make this soup fun for both kids and adults to eat. Crunchy tortilla strips, avocados, and cheese offer something for everyone. Even kids who typically resist vegetables are sure to gobble this veggie-rich soup right up.
Crunchy vegetables and tender chicken breasts tossed in a tangy vinaigrette make a refreshing main-dish salad. If you poach the chicken yourself, reserve 3/4 cup of the cooking liquid to make the dressing.
These spicy pumpkin muffins are good for a quick breakfast on the run or to include in bag lunches. A combination of brown sugar and granulated sugar in the recipe creates a crunchy topping that contrasts with the moist, tender muffins.
Crunchy, sweet and addictive. I have suggested the 24 oz size package of tortilla, however, any size package may be used depending on the size and amount you would like to make. Therefore, cooking times will vary.
Rich and tangy, these hoisin and lime juice basted chicken wings are ideal for backyard cookouts and watching the game, alike. Serve with crunchy sliced cucumbers on the side. (Cook's hint: Lining the baking sheet with foil makes clean-up a cinch.)
These roasted edamame are completely and utterly addictive, which is trouble if guests are coming in an hour and you can't stop nibbling on them. They're crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle. The sweet flavor of the edamame is balanced by sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper. You might want to make a double batch.
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We are always on the hunt for great winter salads and slaws. In fact, winter may be one of the best times for salads! We love all the crunchy combinations of winter vegetables with fresh winter citrus. Here's one more recipe for a winter slaw from reader Jennifer; she tosses convenient slaw mix from Trader Joe's with a homemade blend of miso paste, rice vinegar, ginger, and garlic.
Sweet potatoes grow in abundance in Alabama, where sculptor Sandi Stevens' family eats them year-round. This casserole is a Stevens favorite: silky pureed sweet potatoes topped with a sweet and crunchy pecan-cornflake topping. If you don't have pecans or cornflakes on hand, Stevens says the topping can be made with whatever nut or cereal is in the cupboard.