Tag: spring

05
Jun
2008

In Season Now : Fava Beans

Also known as the broad bean, the horse bean, or the field bean, favas need a little more work than other varieties. After you’ve peeled the outer covering, which have a weird, spongy interior, you have to parboil the beans,…

18
Apr
2008

In Season Now : Asparagus

(This post is the first in a series of posts planned for Cooking Monster, where we’ll take an item that’s in season right now, and help you figure out delicious ways to take advantage of them.) Asparagus is at its…

13
Apr
2008

Sunday Supper : Stovetop Spring Gratin

1½c orrachetti or capelletti ½ package frozen vegetables (spinach, asparagus, edamame, broccoli) 4oz diced cooked ham chopped leeks 2T butter 1T dijon mustard ½t dried thyme salt & pepper ¼c cream 4oz shredded cheese (I used jack) So I start…