Summer Vegetable Rice

Summer Vegetable Rice

  For many of us, rice is a dish we rarely eat — unless we are at a Chinese restaurant. And it often considered a “heavy” dish, one not ideal for warm summer nights. Yet, just the opposite is true. We could all enjoy rice more and summer offers great...
Charred Broccoli and Red Onion Salad

Charred Broccoli and Red Onion Salad

  Just stop. Stop. Just because you see the word “broccoli” is no reason to run away. Time to man up here. Broccoli is just a veggie, not a foreign substance from Mars. It’s good for you. And, and, you might actually find this salad quite delicious. Pairing the...
Grilled Fava Beans with Bread Crumbs, Lemon, and Anchovy

Grilled Fava Beans with Bread Crumbs, Lemon, and Anchovy

    Fava beans, a spring arrival, can be a pain. You have to peel them and it seems an endless task. Can those husks, which are actually quite tender and sweet, somehow be used? Yes. This recipe comes from Estella, a cookbook and a Manhattan restaurant. Both...