Celebrate a versatile nut with recipes for National Almond Day

February 16, 2017

These recipes come from the California Almond Board. Directions: Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Stir all ingredients except lime zest in a medium mixing bowl until well-combined. Toast at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring once or twice; cool. Roll the pork in the egg whit

Holly Clegg: Recipes for Gumbo Dip, Mini Muffulettas, King Cake, Mardi Gras Salad, Mardi Gras Punch

Holly Clegg: Recipes for Gumbo Dip, Mini Muffulettas, King Cake, Mardi Gras Salad, Mardi Gras Punch. 1 large green bell pepper, cored and chopped 1 cup sliced okra (frozen is fine) 2 ribs celery, diced 1 bunch green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic Cajun seasoning to taste 1 pound peeled

Recipe: Chicken, Tomato and Chile Posole

February 16, 2017

Recipe: Chicken, Tomato and Chile Posole. Serves 8 Note: Soak the hominy and beans for this hearty Mexican stew overnight in a pot of cold water, before you start. Hominy and beans: 1½ cups prepared white hominy 1½ cups hearty dried beans, such as pinto or cranberry ¼ large white onion Sea salt

Recipe: Filipino Kare Kare

February 16, 2017

3 pounds oxtail 2 tablespoons salt ½ cup uncooked jasmine rice 1 cup roasted organic peanuts 1 bunch Chinese long beans, cut into 3-inch lengths, or green beans 4 Japanese eggplants, cut lengthwise and then into 2-inch sections 4 bok choy, ends trimmed, leaves separated ¼ cup canola oil 1 ounce

Recipe: Wild Boar — or Pork or Lamb — Stew With Chickpeas

February 16, 2017

Recipe: Wild Boar — or Pork or Lamb — Stew With Chickpeas. Serves 4 Note: The Iberia chef uses wild boar, but home cooks will likely want to use pork or lamb. If you use dried plums or apricots, soak them in a little hot water to plump them up a bit first. Shake off any excess, then add floure

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