Category: Unusual recipes


Ina Garten’s Raspberry Baked Alaska Unusual recipes

Ina Garten’s Raspberry Baked Alaska

Ina Garten’s Raspberry Baked Alaska Recipe Recipe “There are three types of meringues. French meringue is the basic version with egg whites and granulated sugar, Italian meringue uses sugar syrup instead of granulated sugar, and Swiss meringue—which I use here—is made by first heating egg whites and sugar over a double boiler before beating them.

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Red Potatoes Tossed in Roasted-Garlic Butter with Sage and Bacon Unusual recipes

Red Potatoes Tossed in Roasted-Garlic Butter with Sage and Bacon

Red Potatoes Tossed in Roasted-Garlic Butter with Sage and Bacon Recipe Ingredients12 large garlic cloves, peeled3 tablespoons butter, room temperature3 pounds 1- to 1 1/2-inch-diameter red-skinned potatoes4 teaspoons dried rubbed sageFresh sage sprigs (optional)Recipe PreparationPreheat oven to 400°F.

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Ratatouille Pasta Unusual recipes

Ratatouille Pasta

Ratatouille Pasta Recipe If we were to round up an all-star team of summer& 39;s greatest produce, it& 39;d look a little something like ratatouille: Eggplant and zucchini. The gang& 39;s all here! By cooking them until they& 39;re caramelized and just starting to fall apart, you& 39;ll get a jammy sauce that& 39;s practically begging to be mixed into pasta and turned into a spectacular vegetarian dinner.

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Baked Brie with Mushrooms and Thyme Unusual recipes

Baked Brie with Mushrooms and Thyme

Baked Brie with Mushrooms and Thyme Recipe Ingredients1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms*2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter6 ounces crimini (baby bella) mushrooms, halved or quartered if large6 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced2 tablespoons minced shallot (about 1 large)2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme1 13- to 14-ounce Brie (about 5 inches in diameter; preferably in wooden box)1 baguette, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slicesRecipe PreparationRinse dried porcini to remove any grit.

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Chicken and Ginger Soup Unusual recipes

Chicken and Ginger Soup

Chicken and Ginger Soup Recipe Ingredients12 long fresh cilantro stems1 2-inch piece peeled fresh ginger, chopped, plus matchstick-size strips for garnish3 tablespoons vegetable oil1/2 cup Chinese rice wine6 tablespoons oyster sauce6 tablespoons yellow bean sauce8 cups low-salt chicken broth4 large organic or free-range chicken thighs with skin and bones, rinsed4 large organic or free-range chicken drumsticks, rinsedRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 350°F.

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Arctic Char Tostadas Unusual recipes

Arctic Char Tostadas

Arctic Char Tostadas Recipe Chef Daniela Soto-Innes thinks of these as a Mexican take on bagels with cream cheese and lox. The addictive caramelized fish sauce vinaigrette brightens every bite.IngredientsSalty-Sour Vinaigrette1 cup unseasoned rice vinegar1 ½& 34; piece ginger, peeled, finely gratedTostadas¼ tsp.

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Walnut Frangipane and Banana Tartlets Unusual recipes

Walnut Frangipane and Banana Tartlets

Walnut Frangipane and Banana Tartlets Recipe Ingredients2/3 cup walnuts, toasted, cooled1/3 cup all purpose flour1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature5 tablespoons plus 8 teaspoons sugar1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon (packed) golden brown sugar1 17.3-ounce package frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed3 small bananas, cut on diagonal into 3x1/3-inch ovals1/4 cup apricot jam, heatedRecipe PreparationBlend first 4 ingredients in processor until nuts are finely ground.

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Asian Pear and Ginger Vinaigrette Unusual recipes

Asian Pear and Ginger Vinaigrette

Asian Pear and Ginger Vinaigrette Recipe Recipe This dressing is a little sweet from the miso and pear, and aromatic from the ginger and lime; pair it with something peppery, like radishes for dipping or a watercress salad.Ingredients1 2& 34; piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced½ Asian pear, peeled, cored, cut into large pieces3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest1 teaspoon pink peppercorns½ teaspoon white peppercornsRecipe PreparationCook ginger and oil in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until ginger is golden, 10–15 minutes.

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Kale and Bean Bruschetta Unusual recipes

Kale and Bean Bruschetta

Kale and Bean Bruschetta Recipe Ingredients1 garlic clove, cut in half12 1/2-inch-thick, 3-inch-long slices baguette, toasted1 1/2 cups Cannellini Beans with Kale (click for recipe), warmedRecipe PreparationRub cut side of garlic on toasts. Top with bean mixture and cheese shavings.Nutritional ContentOne serving contains: Calories (kcal) 76.

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Orecchiette Carbonara with Leeks Unusual recipes

Orecchiette Carbonara with Leeks

Orecchiette Carbonara with Leeks Recipe Ingredients4 applewood-smoked bacon slices, diced2 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only), halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/3-inch pieces10 ounces orecchiette (little ear-shaped pasta) or small shells2 large eggs, room temperature1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese plus additional for serving1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsleyRecipe PreparationCook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 8 minutes.

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Baked Eggs with Bacon and Spinach Unusual recipes

Baked Eggs with Bacon and Spinach

Baked Eggs with Bacon and Spinach Recipe Ingredients6 slices applewood-smoked bacon1 5-ounce bag baby spinach2 whole wheat or sourdough English muffins, split horizontally, well toasted4 tablespoons heavy whipping creamRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 400°F. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp; transfer to paper towels.

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Oven-Dried Strawberries Unusual recipes

Oven-Dried Strawberries

Oven-Dried Strawberries Recipe This recipe method concentrates the berries’ flavors, so the more delicious they are to begin with, the better they will be dried. Here’s your opportunity to use up berries that are slightly past their prime. At Craftsman and Wolves in San Francisco, CA, William Werner combines them with raw berries in tarts or adds them to arugula salads.

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Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Basil Unusual recipes

Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Basil

Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Basil Recipe Ingredients1 tablespoon chopped red jalapeño chiles12 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails intact12 slender asparagus, trimmed, cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice2 cups (packed) fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced, plus additional for garnishRecipe PreparationCook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.

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Toasted-Coconut Caramel Ice Cream Sundaes Unusual recipes

Toasted-Coconut Caramel Ice Cream Sundaes

Toasted-Coconut Caramel Ice Cream Sundaes Recipe Ingredients1 cup heavy whipping cream1/4 cup sweetened cream of coconut (such as Coco López)*1 1/4 cups sweetened flaked coconut (loosely packed; about 3 1/2 ounces)1 1/2 pints purchased French vanilla ice creamRecipe PreparationPlace sugar and 1/4 cup water in heavy deep medium saucepan.

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Quinoa Tabbouleh Unusual recipes

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh Recipe The classic Middle Eastern salad gets an of-the-moment upgrade with the & 34;it& 34; grain, quinoa.Ingredients1 cup quinoa, rinsed well1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oilFreshly ground black pepper1 large English hothouse cucumber or 2 Persian cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch pieces1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved2/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley1/2 cup chopped fresh mint2 scallions, thinly slicedRecipe PreparationBring quinoa, 1/2 tsp.

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Chocolate-Pistachio Torte with Warm Chocolate Ganache Unusual recipes

Chocolate-Pistachio Torte with Warm Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate-Pistachio Torte with Warm Chocolate Ganache Recipe IngredientsPistachio Paste12 ounces shelled unsalted natural pistachios (untoasted; about 2 2/3 cups)Torte12 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugarGanache2 cups heavy whipping cream15 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, choppedRecipe PreparationPistachio PasteFinely grind nuts and sugar in processor.

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Sesame Soba Noodles with Cucumber, Bok Choy, and Mixed Greens Unusual recipes

Sesame Soba Noodles with Cucumber, Bok Choy, and Mixed Greens

Sesame Soba Noodles with Cucumber, Bok Choy, and Mixed Greens Recipe Ingredients1/2 cup fresh orange juice1/4 cup creamy peanut butter2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar2 tablespoons chopped peeled fresh ginger2 tablespoons fresh lime juice1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lime peel2 teaspoons dried crushed red pepper, divided1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil3 cups (loosely packed) mixed baby greens2 heads of baby bok choy, cored, thinly sliced crosswise1 English hothouse cucumber, cut into matchstick-size strips3 green onions, cut into matchstick-size strips1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro plus sprigs for garnish2 tablespoons chopped fresh mintRecipe PreparationPuree first 9 and 1 teaspoon red pepper in blender until smooth.

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Asian Chicken-Noodle Salad with Snap Peas Unusual recipes

Asian Chicken-Noodle Salad with Snap Peas

Asian Chicken-Noodle Salad with Snap Peas Recipe Ingredients12 ounces sugar snap peas, strings removed oil1 8- to 9-ounce package fresh Japanese-style noodles (such as udon)1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil2 grilled chicken breast halves, cut horizontally in half, then crosswise into thin strips6 green onions, thinly sliced1 cup Mango-Sesame Dressing (click for recipe)Toasted sesame seeds (optional)Recipe PreparationCook snap peas in boiling salted water until crisp-tender, 2 minutes.

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Philadelphia Fish House Punch Unusual recipes

Philadelphia Fish House Punch

Philadelphia Fish House Punch Recipe This potent punch is dangerously crowd-pleasing.Ingredients2 cups sliced fresh (or frozen, thawed) peaches1 liter (4¼ cups) Jamaican Gold rum (such as Appleton Estate)1½ cups fresh lemon juice1 cup peach liqueur (such as Bols)Recipe PreparationDO AHEAD:Arrange peaches and thyme sprigs along the bottom of Bundt pan.

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Spiced Glazed Carrots with Sherry and Citrus Unusual recipes

Spiced Glazed Carrots with Sherry and Citrus

Spiced Glazed Carrots with Sherry and Citrus Recipe Ingredients2 bunches of thin carrots (2 lb.), cut into 1& 39; pieces (about 4 cups)2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for seasoning12 whole black peppercorns1 tablespoon fresh clementine juice or orange juice2 tablespoons Sherry or sweet vermouth, divided1 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves1/4 teaspoon freshly grated clementine zest or orange zestRecipe PreparationBring carrots, butter, 1/2 tsp.

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