Spring and Summer Recipes

APPETIZERS, HORS D’OEUVRES

spicy baked cheese panela
pickled shrimp
baked brie tartlets
pistachio feta dip
baked goat cheese with lavender honey
salmon crudo
crostini al tonno
masala shrimp cakes
gravlax
layered salmon spread
baked brie with roasted cherries
chipotle shrimp with crema verde
Hawaiian poke
lemon goat cheese
ricotta and smoked salmon
fruit cheese
faux boursin

foriana sauce for cheese
roasted fruit packages
roasted carrot dip
bacon-wrapped scallops
a savory baked brie
roasted okra
beet hummus
foja de noce
baked mozzarella
baked tomatillo brie
Bruschetta with baked ricotta
fruit and nut crackers
tapenade
dipping oil

DIPS, SALSAS

Mimi’s white bean dip
warm crab dip
queso chile verde
peach salsa
Mediterranean layered dip
home-made salsa
pesto ranch dip
tapeschetta
black bean and feta dip
corn dip
rosemary’d white bean dip
another white bean dip

GRAINS, SIDE DISHES

bacon fried rice
Columbian coconut rice
potato pancakes with goat halloumi
crispy beet risotto
Thai-inspired risotto
golden carrot and cauliflower rice
green rice with corn
grits with eggs and red sauce

risotto with bacon and peas
crèpes
a zucchini pancake challenge
double corn grits
zucchini risotto
a spring pilaf
squash and corn pancakes
cuscuz de galinha

PASTAS

trottole Trapanese
ham and asparagus lasagna
fregola with peas and bacon
easy peasy pasta
orecchiette with sausage and fennel
cacio e pepe
pasta with greens and asparagus gremolata
bucatini with almond herb pesto

pasta with zucchini
Nigella’s gragnanesi with squid
crozetti with smoked salmon
beet ravioli
double olive pasta
gnudi with meat sauce
pasta Chimayo
spaghetti with tuna
pasta puttanesca
Nigella’s pappardelle with pesto Trapanese

SANDWICHES

bacon and egg salad sandwich
Mimi’s chicken salad
BBQ’d eggplant sandwiches
avocado on grilled bread
Bombay sliders

SAVORY TARTS

Kasfladen
flamiche
leek and cilantro pesto tart
Gougère Tart
Yogurt and chèvre cheesecake
rustic tomato galette
spinach pie
pissaladière
gougère tart
Italian tomato tart

SALADS

South American salad
Thai beef salad
Chinese cucumber salad
mushroom, arugula tortellini salad
herby octopus salad with blueberries
spiced beef salad on hummus
Ottolenghi’s rice salad with nuts and sour cherries
Korean coleslaw
black bean salad
a delightfully decadent potato salad
grilled halloumi salad
roasted beet salad
antipasti-inspired salad

watermelon pecorino salad

Polynesian salad
easy beet salad
white bean and tomato salad
a seafood salad
late summer potato salad

a chopped salad
got stale bread?
crunchy pea salad
strawberry salad

VINAIGRETTES and DRESSINGS

whole lemon dressing
orange tomato dressing
green goddess dressing
strawberry vinegar
beet vinaigrette
lingonberry vinaigrette

SOUPS

French lentil soup
asparagus soup
butternut squash soup with gorgonzola crema
easy creamy vegetable soup
Pho, home-made
spiced cauliflower soup
shrimp and sausage soup
split pea soup

sorrel soup
summer corn chowder
sriracha gazpacho
lemongrass garden soup
pho
spiced cauliflower soup
pineapple gazpacho
shrimp and sausage soup
creamy vegetable soup

FISH, SHELLFISH

cuttlefish with raspberries
tuna with a vinaigrette
hot-smoked salmon
cilantro garlic shrimp
scallops and vegetables
scallop tomato gratin
fresh tuna
shrimp and grits
sweet chili shrimp
salt cod
salt cod lunch
Portuguese salt cod

Nigella’s salmon with Asian sauce
fresh tuna burgers
ceviche
Hawaiian poke
sous vide redfish
summer-inspired sea bass
redfish
Sicilian-inspired wahoo

BEEF, PORK, SAUSAGE, LAMB, BISON, DUCK

barbecued pork belly
Nigella’s slow roasted pork shoulder
cabbage rolls, deconstructed
grilled sausages and zucchini
the best burgers
mustardy veal

pork amarillo
Greek lamb burgers
Greek pastitsio
herbed pork kabobs
pork chile verde
paprika-smothered pork tenderloin
pesto’d lamb chops
a Sunday supper
mustardy veal
meatballs in creamy caper sauce
venison short loin
fruited duck breasts
sausage making
surf and turf
Mughlai kabobs
with creamy nut sauce
bison matambre
Ethiopian doro wat
Szechuan peppered steak
Ethiopian sik sik wat
gochujang pork
boneless leg of lamb

POULTRY

chicken shawarma
chicken Teriyaki
chicken paillard
Thai chicken curry
chicken and sausage
Moroccan bastilla
spatchcocking
Southwestern quesadillas
surprise chicken
Ethiopian doro wat
Irish boxty

cast-iron grilled chicken
turkey zucchini burgers
roast chicken with olives

VEGETABLES

green beans with tomatoes, Kalamata olives, and pine nuts
gratin fun
spring asparagus
charred carrots with brie
fondant potatoes
Indian sag
spaghetti squash
mushy peas
pesto roasted squash
orange-glazed beets
Rösti
a spinach gratin
peas à la Française
leeks Creole
risotto-stuffed tomatoes
green goddess green beans
pot au feu

zucchini spaghetti

LEGUMES

refried black beans
lentils
white bean and tomato gratin
curried lentil salad
split pea soup

SWEET AND SAVORY BREADS

olive cake
socca
the other polenta
tomato basil pinwheels

Czecholosvakian dumpling
canapé bread
bread for cheese
pesto pinwheels
raclette quick bread
Chinese steamed buns
chili pecan buns
achiote cornbread

DESSERTS, SWEETS, TREATS

lime ice cream
Meyer lemon pots de creme
bananas Foster
sour cream raisin pie
lime ice cream
lemon poppy seed Dutch baby
Ghent cheesecake
Pimm’s ice cream float
Polish sugar cookies
Moro’s yogurt cake
fruit and chocolate
berry cherry hazelnut galette
strawberry tiramisu
Scottish cranachan
strawberry vanilla Neufchâtel
forgotten pudding
date nut logs
Chocolate Neufchâtel
Florentine truffles
cajeta Crêpes
Italian semifreddo
crème fraiche ice cream
Dingle bread and butter pudding
pie crust tutorial
torta di ricotta
lemon pudding cake
coeur à la crème
French Oeufs à la Neige
British sticky toffee pudding
bananas foster
summer berry pie
mille crêpe cake
Italian orange cake
raspberry hazelnut savarins
fostered banana ice cream
strawberry blondies

DRINKS

pink prosecco margarita
A bubbly margarita
Midori fizz
gin ramos fizz
a real margarita
watermelon margarita
coconut willy
summer refresher
king of Denmark
summer cup
mintade
berry bramble
grapefruited pisco
cherry sangria
sgroppino
pimm’s cup
Tuscan spice cocktail
elderflower lemonade
sweet strawberry vodka

BREAKFAST, BRUNCH

piperade
grits with eggs and red sauce
yeasted brown butter waffles
bagels di ricotta
fritatta
a basic omelet
eggs Chartres
hair of the dog breakfast
panettone French toast
a salt cod breakfast

coffee butter
smoked salmon and bacon hash
cheese blintzes

SWEET SAUCES and CONDIMENTS

apple peach butter
peach salsa
dried fruit sauce

better than Nutella?
berry sauce
tomato jam
strawberry jam

SAVORY SAUCES and CONDIMENTS

strawberry and onion chutney
white sauce
fresh salsa
home-made salsa
coffee butter
sauce Vierge
enchilada sauce
capered butter sauce
cambozola sauce
Mimi’s favorite BBQ sauce
Mimi’s marinara
persillade
gorgonzola sauce
Indian nut sauce
aillade Toulousaine
chutney
cowboy butter
create your own chutney
Asian glaze
chimichurri
charmoula
harissa
romesco
apple chutney
pickled beets
pumpkin seed pesto
cherry salsa
asparagus gremolata
home-made ketchup
romesco

lemongrass pesto
asparagus pesto
tapenade
tapeschetta
dipping oil

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