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July 8, 2022

Walnut Mustard Potato Salad Recipe

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Vegan and very good! Along with wild mushrooms, one of my favorite parts of moving into the autumn market season is all the great local potatoes that come in. I like to make this salad with Yukon Golds, but any top-notch local potatoes will work well. The second key ingredient is […]

July 6, 2022

Harissa-Roasted Carrots and Dates

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Delicious vegetable dish with a North Mediterranean spin Here’s a dish that’s terrifically delicious, nutritionally excellent, and easy to make! It features the incredibly tasty and exceptionally versatile harissa we get from the Mahjoub family in Tunisia. The Mahjoubs have been farming the family lands, about 45 minutes west of Tunis, for over a century. […]

March 3, 2022

Recipe: Ari’s Mashed Cauliflower with Olive Oil

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews An easy dish to make at home Here’s an easy dish you can make for dinner in under 20 minutes–it’s great in the winter or any time of the year. It tastes terrific and is versatile enough to serve as a side, or a main course (in our vegetable-focused house, […]

October 6, 2020

Mr. Farrell’s Syracuse Salt New Potatoes

A BUTCHER’S MONTHLY RECIPE FROM CHEF RODGER Found at every mid summer backyard barbecue in Syracuse, NY, this recipe was given to me by my good friend Mr. Eric Farrell. Asking me my favorite vegetable is like asking someone their favorite movie or album, it is hard to pick just one, but potatoes have to […]

October 4, 2020

How to Cook Dried Beans: A Simple Recipe

  This is our staff recipe for how to cook dried beans.  It’s a simple recipe– requires few ingredients, little attention, and no skill in the kitchen.  Ultimately, beans should be soft but not mushy, their skins barely starting to break – our average cooking time is 80-90 minutes.   INGREDIENTS: 1 pound dried beans, […]

October 22, 2019

“Trini” Curry Potatoes Recipe

Probably the most popular curry in Trinidad. This curry potatoes recipe is tried and true from our friends at Épices de Cru!

July 26, 2019

Cajun Spices Recipe: Sylviane’s Blackened Vegetables

Delicious, dark-roasted vegetables, crisped to perfection with this Cajun spices recipe. Try this dish created by our friends at Épices de Cru!

April 22, 2019

Murcia Paprika Mashed Potatoes Recipe

This recipe is an easy, colorful alternative to basic mashed potatoes. Olive oil, garlic, salt, and paprika is a theme through much of Murcian cooking.

January 29, 2019

East Coast Cheese Biscuits Recipe

The perfect side to any fish or seafood dish! This simple recipe is made simpler by using melted butter that is mixed into cold buttermilk.

June 27, 2018

Corn Salad

From our friends at Épices de Cru! The ingredients in the salad dressing seem surprising, but trust us: toasted cumin, fish sauce, cilantro and Merken is a delightful combination. INGREDIENTS 1 red pepper 2 cup cooked corn kernels ½ cup black or red beans DRESSING ¼ lime juice 4 scallions, sliced ¼ cup cilantro, chopped […]

August 1, 2017

Yunnan Cucumber Salad Recipe

This crisp cucumber salad is best eaten very fresh. Make it, mix it at the table and eat it at once. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 3 small cucumbers 2 garlic cloves, sliced ½ inch ginger, julienned 3 Tbsp regular soy sauce 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar or rice vinegar 2 tsp sugar 1 […]

July 1, 2017

Mexican-Style Chickpea Salad Recipe

A wonderful, nourishing salad that’s actually better when prepared ahead of time. Since the Tlatelolco Rub already has a little salt (as do canned chickpeas, if that’s what you use) and is pretty hot, taste and adjust according to taste. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 3 cups chickpeas, cooked 1 Tbsp Tlatelolco Rub […]

March 1, 2017

Syrian Green Beans

A simple green bean dish that has a delightful aroma and little bite. Serve hot or at room temperature. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 4 Tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 6 Tbsp tomato paste 3 cups green beans, cooked ½ tsp Aleppo Seven or Spice Garam Masala 1 Tbsp Aleppo pepper 3 […]

February 1, 2017

Korean Chiles

A little salad or condiment that’s quick and goes great with meat or grilled fish. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 2 medium carrots 1piece of daikon radish, about 6-inches 1 small English cucumber 1 Tbspsea salt 4 Tbspsesame seeds, toasted 6scallions, minced 1clove garlic, chopped ½ cuprice vinegar 3 Tbspsesame oil 1 Tbspmaple […]

January 1, 2017

Masala mo poro: Indian Omelette Recipe

Simple, delicious and ready in less than 5 minutes! Alongside a small salad, this omelette makes a perfect brunch or light meal. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: ½ tsp cumin, coarsely ground 2 eggs 3 Tbsp onion, chopped 1 small tomato, chopped 1 green chili, chopped 3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped ¼ tsp turmeric, […]

November 1, 2016

1,001 Nights Carrots & Peas Recipe

Spice combinations such as the ones used in 1,001 Nights spice blend are traditionally used for meat dishes. Carrots and green peas, however, lend themselves well to sweet and sour flavors. The acidity of the sumac in this blend complements the sweetness of the vegetables. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 3 Tbsp butter […]