Grilled chicken thighs with Thai Peanut Sauce is one of the most interesting and easy ethnic dishes to make. Perfect for entertaining, this sauce brings the WOW factor to simple foods like the skewered chicken, grilled fish or even tofu….
This is one of those recipes that may be a bit strange and a touch difficult to find the raw materials, that said I still think it’s worth the effort to construct. This has such an amazing flavor it will make your salads taste simple amazing. You will want more salad and that is a good thing….
On today’s show I discuss ideas for cooking with fresh spring peas. Unlike canned or frozen peas, which have their place, fresh spring peas are truly luxurious. …
A surprisingly easy pastry or pie dough, known as a Pate Briseé. If making pie dough, add 2 tbs sugar….
On today’s show I discuss a rather simple Asian inspired dish that uses fresh spring asparagus; sesame ginger flank steak with asparagus. This is made with a wok and uses common ingredients. We love simple Asian food and this dish is no exception….
Created By: Omi-Chef Snow’s Mother-In-Law
Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 3 hours
My mother-in-laws pickled red beets are legendary. I used to HATE pickled beets until I tried hers in 1996. I loved them so much I married her daughter just to be sure I got the recipe!! They beets are sweet with a hint of all spice, clove and mustard seed. They last forever in the pantry and are loved by all.
**NOTE** Before starting have all canning equipment and the kitchen sterilized. You’ll need: Larger canning pot, wide mouth pint jars, lids n bands, tongs, rack in the bottom of the canner. Also, it does not hurt to double the recipe for the brine so you don’t run out and because the ingredients are so inexpensive. But if doubling the bring, be sure to double the spices too otherwise bring will be much less flavorful.
1/2 bushel (25 lbs) of red beets, trimmed with skin on (until they are boiled first..read below)
2 cups cider vinegar (min. 5% acidity-I use White House brand)
2 cup water
3 cups plain white sugar
1 tsp salt
Make Sachet: (A piece of cheesecloth with the following things tied up in it tightly)
1 cinnamon stick
1 tsp whole Allspice
1 tbs yellow mustard seed
1 tsp whole cloves
2 tbs celery seed
1-Bring a large pot of water to a boil, drop in while beets that have skin on and some of the stalk attached, about 2-3 inches of it. Boil until tender, pierce with a knife to determine doneness….some will be cooked before others so be patient.
2-Bring vinegar mixture to boil, add sugar and sachet, reduce to a simmer and cook for 45 minutes covered.
3-Remove beets, let cool then remove the skins and slice into 1/4 slices.
4-Pack jars with beets leaving 1 inch headspace. Pour simmering liquid in the jars leaving the 1 inch of headspace.
5-Put on your Tattler Lids
6-Process for 25 minutes in a water bath canner, remove and let cool on counter for 24 hours before placing in the pantry.
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Chef Keith Snow
Seasonal Cooking Made Easy!
Delicious spring pasta with mushrooms, asparagus and spring onions. Very easy to make this…and so fun to eat!…
Created By: Chef Keith Snow
Green beans really come to life with sauteed shallots and a touch of cream. Chef Keith Snow demonstrates how-to make this simple green bean dish. This is a Harvest Eating favorite!
1 pounds fresh green beans, stems removed
1 half sliced shallots
1 tablespoons organic heavy cream
1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cups veggie broth or chicken broth
pinch black pepper
1. In a pot of heavily salted boiling water, add beans and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from water and place in ice bath to stop cooking process.
2. In a skillet over medium high heat add oil . Once hot, add shallots, cook for 1 minute, add broth and beans and cream and saute for 3 minutes.
3. Cook for a few minutes tossing beans in sauce and allowing it to reduce. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.
Created By: Chef Keith Snow
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes (need to roast the pepper)
Make a delicious vinaigrette with a roasted poblano pepper, garlic, mustard fresh cilantro and lime juice. Perfect on grilled chicken, fish or many Mexican dishes.
Make roasted poblano pepper (toss in oil, salt and pepper, wrap loosely in foil or put in oven safe dish and toss under 450 degree broiler, broil until they are charred turning once….remove from oven, place in bowl and cover with plastic wrap to allow the to steam for 15 minutes, then cut them open, remove seeds and scrape off as much skin as possible using a knife, some skin is ok…
1 large roasted poblano pepper
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 garlic clove
the juice of 1 lime
2 tbs sour cream
small bunch of washed cilantro leaves
1/2 tsp kosher salt
20 twists of fresh black pepper
3/4 cup Thoughtful Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Blend all ingredients except oil for 20 seconds, then remove top of blender while still running…drizzle in 3/4 c extra virgin olive oil slowly to form an emulsification..
These Roasted Chicken Jack Cheese Corn Tamales are easy to make and very delicious. The masa has a very authentic flavor and roasted chicken is the perfect meat here….