With deepest apologies to William Carlos Williams: This is just to say I have eaten the kohlrabi that was in the icebox and which we were planning on saving to eat just like that [plain and peeled] Forgive the hyperbole...
It took me too long to realize. What was missing in my life was a man. Specifically, a poultry butcher. Yes, I learned to carve a whole chicken in culinary school, but bad student that I was, found it too
When I think of beef and broccoli, I always think of traditional Chinese stir fry. But this tasty dish is made in a slow cooker or crock pot, and offers a whole new way to enjoy it! I really just adore crock pot recipes because they are so incredibly easy and so tasty.
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.
At the tail-end of winter, I'm often tempted to buy out-of-season produce flown in from far-flung regions. This week I'm taking a big breath, putting the asparagus down, and giving rutabagas and potatoes a last hurrah. They're the perfect additions to this Thai-inspired chicken soup, adding a hearty note that feels just right for the equinox.
Rich, creamy, and packed with uncompromising flavor from a slew of aromatics and shrimp paste, this classic Northern Thai soup combines tender braised chicken in a coconut-y curry broth with boiled and fried noodles. Our version is the real deal, straight from the streets of Chiang Mai.