Category: d

  • Dutch Tarrazerac

    ©Regina Christiansen, Blueprint, Park Slope Brooklyn Ingredients 25 ounces honey syrup* Brooklyn Hemispherical Icelandic Bitters 2 small fresh tarragon sprigs 2 ounces gin (New York Distilling Company-Dorothy Parker) Directions In a mixing glass combine honey syrup, 1 full dropper of Brooklyn Hemispherical Icelandic Bitters and 1 sprig of fresh tarragon. Muddle gently in order to […]

  • Moroccan Style Date Dishes

    Probably my favorite way to cook with dates outside of chutney. Use Medjool dates in your Moroccan cooking. Chicken stewed with onions, apricots, dates, chickpeas and Moroccan spices, Roasted Moroccan vegetables with spicy date glaze, Orange and date couscous.

  • Stuffed & Wrapped Dates

    Try dates stuffed with cheese and herbs and also one of the great luxuries are bacon wrapped cheese stuffed dates! Play around with differed stuffing’s and wraps!

  • Steamed Pork & Shrimp (Open) Dumplings

    Steamed Pork & Shrimp (Open) Dumplings

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds ground pork 1/4 cup shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped fine 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped fine 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin 2 tablespoons Chinese chives 1 tablespoon Chinese mustard 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 12 dumpling skins (round) […]

  • Pan Fried Chinese Mustard Dumplings with Miso Ginger Glaze

    Makes about 20 dumplings Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1/2 tablespoon garlic, chopped fine 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin 1 cup shredded baby bok choy or Chinese greens (blanched) 2 teaspoons hot Chinese mustard 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon […]

  • Dark Whole Wheat

    Makes 2 regular sized loaves Ingredients 2 packages (1 1/2 tablespoons) active dry yeast Pinch of sugar 1/2 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees) 2 cups water 1/4 cup molasses 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 ounce bittersweet dark chocolate 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 3 cups medium rye flour 3 […]

  • Dried Strawberry Lime Salt

    Makes ½ cup An amazing little salt garnish for a plethora of desires, most importantly making the rim of you margaritas a tasty treat. Ingredients 1 tablespoon lime zest 1 tablespoon dried strawberries, crushed into dust ½ cup pink Himalayan coarse sea salt (maldon salt ok as well) Juice of 1 lime Directions In a […]

  • Dried Cherry Cola

    Makes 4 colas Ingredients 2 tablespoons sucanat (raw unrefined sugar) 1 cinnamon stick 2 tablespoons dried cherries, chopped ½ cup water Ice Seltzer Directions In a small sauce pan combine sucanat, cinnamon stick, cherries and water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a low heat and let simmer for about 3 -4 minutes. Take […]

  • Dandelion Parsley Lime Kiwi Smoothie

    Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 1 cup dandelion greens, chopped 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped ½ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 kiwis, peeled and chopped 1 cup water 1 cup ice 1 teaspoon salt DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

  • Dulce De Leche Ice Cream with Strawberries & Mexican Chocolate Sauce and Jalapeno Strawberry Sauce

    Makes 3 cups ice cream and ¾ cups of each sauce INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup dulce de leche 5 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup almonds, toasted and chopped ½ cup fresh strawberries, chopped DIRECTIONS In a medium sauce pan bring the milk, […]

  • Dried Strawberry Basil Buttermilk Biscuits

    Makes 6 biscuits Ingredients 3 cups all purpose flour 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 ½ tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 12 tablespoons butter, cold and cut into cubes 1 ½ cups heavy cream 2 tablespoons orange zest 3 tablespoons orange juice, freshly squeezed 3 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, sliced into thin strips ½ cup […]

  • Dried Ginger Blackberries

    Makes ½ cup dried fruit Ingredients 1 cup blackberries 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 2 tablespoons honey Directions Preheat oven to 225° F. Mix ginger and honey in a small bowl. Brush liquid mixture over berries evenly, and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven for 4 to 5 hours or […]

  • Dried Strawberry Muesli with Sunflower Seeds & Dates

    Makes approximately 4 cups Ingredients 2 cups old fashioned oats ½ cup rolled wheat flakes ½ cup rolled rye flakes ¼ cup fiber one cereal ½ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup dates, chopped ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sweet vanilla dried strawberries Directions In a large mixing bowl combine oats, wheat and rye flakes, fiber […]

  • Dirty Texas Cowboy with Lime Pickled Jalapeno Garnish

    Makes 1 cocktail Ingredients For the red bell pepper infused gin 2 red bell peppers, deseeded and sliced 1 quart gin For the pickled jalapenos Zest and juice of 1 lime ¼ cup water ¼ cup champagne citrus vinegar Salt 2 jalapenos, seeds intact and sliced For the cocktail Ice 2 ounces bell pepper infused […]

  • Savory Pie Dough (Pate Brisée)

    Makes 1 large pie crust or two tart shells Ingredients 2½ cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces 2 to 4 tablespoons ice water Directions In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in butter with two forks or a pastry […]

  • Sweet Pie Dough (Pate Sucrée)

    Makes 1 pie crust or tart shell large or 8 tartlets Ingredients 1½ cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes 1 egg yolk 1 to 2 tablespoons ice water Directions In a medium bowl, combine flour and sugar. Next, cut in butter with a pastry […]

  • Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

    Makes 12 peanut butter cups INGREDIENTS 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt Maldon Salt DIRECTIONS Cut some cupcake liners so that they are about half their normal size, and place into muffin tins. Heat chocolate in double boiler (sauce pan with water and a metal bowl […]

  • Dark Chocolate Cherry Cardamom Truffles

    Makes about 30 truffles INGREDIENTS ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon cardamom seeds (removed from cardamom pod), crushed ¼ cup dried cherries, chopped fine 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped Cocoa powder, for dusting DIRECTIONS In a heavy bottom saucepan, heat the heavy cream, vanilla, cardamom seeds, and dried cherries […]

  • Dark Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache Frosting

    Makes 1 cake INGREDIENTS For cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup cocoa powder 1½ tablespoons baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup sugar 1½ tablespoons vanilla extract 3 eggs 1½ cups buttermilk For frosting 2 cups heavy cream ½ cup confectioners’ sugar 1⁄8 teaspoon salt […]

  • Not-so-dull Dal

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 3 dried red chiles Pinch asafetida (optional) 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 jalapeño (cored and seeded to make more mild), finely chopped 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1½ cups washed masoor dal or yellow […]

  • Duck Fat Fries!

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 russet potatoes, peeled and sliced into ¼ inch thick rounds 1-2 cups duck fat DIRECTIONS Rinse the potato slices in cold water to remove the surface starch. Drain well and pat dry with cotton kitchen towels. Heat ½ inch of duck fat in a wide sauté pan over medium heat until […]

  • Whole Roast Duck with Spiced Maple Glaze

    Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 duck, excess fat removed 1 cup chicken or duck stock ¼ cup maple syrup 1 cup orange juice Zest of 1 orange 1 stick cinnamon 2 cloves 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger ½ a lemon DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 400°F. Prick the duck all over with a fork (this […]

  • Dark Cherry Port Gravy

    Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium shallots, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped ½ cup dried cherries, chopped fine 1 cup tawny port ½ cup pomegranate juice 1 cup chicken broth ¼ heavy whipping cream (optional) PREPARATION In a medium sauté pan, heat butter and oil […]

  • Delicata Squash with Garlic and Herbs

    Delicata Squash with Garlic and Herbs

    Serves 4 as side dish and 2 as main course INGREDIENTS 2 Delicata squash, cut in half, seeds removed 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt and freshly ground pepper PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375°F. Place squash in a casserole […]

  • Late Summer Garden Chicken and Herbed Dumplings

    Everyone’s favorite chicken & dumplings gets a big garden boost from late summer goodies in this healthy recipe!

  • Dumplings and Cocky’s Joy

    Dumplings and Cocky’s Joy

    (Australia) Serves 4 to 6 (makes about 12 dumplings) INGREDIENTS For the Syrup ½ cup golden syrup ½ cup light muscovado or other unrefined sugar 4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, cut into chunks For the Dumplings 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons (½ […]

  • Cheddar Cheese and Potato Pierogi

    (United States) Serves 4 to 8 (makes about 40 dumplings) INGREDIENTS For the Dough 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus some extra for dusting 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 large egg, beaten ¼ cup warm water 3 tablespoons sour cream ½ teaspoon salt For the Filling 2 medium baking potatoes, such as russet 1 […]

  • Panfriend Dumplings Stuffed with Pork and Cabbage

    Panfriend Dumplings Stuffed with Pork and Cabbage

    Jiao Zi (China) Serves 4 to 8 (makes about 32 dumplings) INGREDIENTS For the Dough 2¼ cupws unbleached all-purpose flour, plus some extra for dusting 1 tablespoon grapeseed or other neutral oil For the Filling 2 dried shiitake or black mushrooms, soaked in hot water to cover for 30 minutes ½ pound boneless pork loin, […]

  • Dried Apricot and Lamb Sosaties

    Sosaties on the BBQ are delicious. These kebabs can contain many types of meat (or vegetables) but lamb sosaties are a personal favorite. Serve these sosaties with yellow rice and mint with roti, similar to Indian Naan bread, and you have a fresh approach to a spring dinner!

  • Doce de Banana in Syrup

    Imagine yourself on the Bahían coast surrounded by the balmy breezes of the Mata Atlântica.

  • Dalmatian Pot Roast

    This traditional holiday recipe needs to marinate for twelve hours before final preparations and serving.