Cucumber Salad with Garlic is an easy side dish that can be thrown together with just a few ingredients. It’s flavorful and healthy and can be dressed up or down for any occasion. Scroll to the end of the post for a chance to win a copy of Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques
Ginger Vanilla Fruit Salad
When I was 4 years old, I went through a phase where I only wanted to wear clothes with fruit on them. My mom searched far and wide and came up with several fruit outfits — t-shirts, shorts, jumpers and even a few pairs of pajamas — all featuring strawberries, cherries, pineapple, watermelon, and other fruit designs. It’s
Jalapeño Vanilla Peaches with Buttermilk Cheese
Jalapeño Vanilla Peaches with Buttermilk Cheese may sound like a strange combination but this dish actually taught me an important lesson about seasonal cooking: less is more. Chefs often talk about “letting the ingredients shine” and I didn’t really know what that meant until I tasted the Jalapeño Vanilla Peaches at Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan.