Rosy-red, sweet-tart rhubarb is a harbinger of spring, the first fruit to come into season. Actually, though it's usually treated as a fruit and used mainly in desserts, rhubarb is…
Pure vanilla extract, made by macerating vanilla beans in an alcohol-water mixture, is an easy way to add vanilla flavor to baked goods, as it mixes easily into batters.
Warm, tingly, sweet cinnamon is a spice recognized by just about anyone who has enjoyed French toast, a snickerdoodle, or an aptly named cinnamon bun. But is the spice true…
Baking soda is a white, water-soluble powder also known as sodium bicarbonate or bicarbonate of soda.
Cream that has soured by the action of lactic-acid bacteria, sour cream is thick and has a slight tang.
Red-skinned potatoes (as well as round whites) are considered "waxy;" slice into one, the flesh looks translucent and firm. Though not all red potatoes are "new" (they can only be…
The classic Tex-Mex hot chile and one of the world's best-known.
These small, glossy purplish-black beans are one of the hundreds of varieties of the common bean.
Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. Cumin seeds which resemble caraway seeds, are oblong, ridged, and yellow-brown in color. Cumin…
When fresh tomatoes are out of season, diced canned tomatoes make an excellent and convenient substitute in sauces, soups, side dishes, and even salsas.
Countless recipes begin with the step of sautéing a little garlic because the cloves of this edible bulb (a member of the lily family) are so very flavorful.
Sea salt is salt that is harvested from the evaporation of sea water (as opposed to mined salt).
When you see a spice jar labeled simply "chili powder," it's actually a mix of ground chiles with several spices like oregano, garlic powder, and cumin.
Oregano is a warm, aromatic herb used widely in Italian, Greek, and Latin American cooking.
There's a reason this tender herb is so widely used around the world in Asian, Latin American, and Indian cuisines—it has the magical effect of brightening other flavors, cutting through…
Already-picked, fresh crabmeat is a convenient option when you don't have the time or inclination to cook and pick whole crabs.
Mayonnaise is a thick, creamy white condiment made by emulsifying oil, egg yolks, and some form of acid—usually vinegar or lemon juice.
Originally from Dijon, France, Dijon mustard is a condiment made from mustard seeds, white wine, grape must, and seasonings.
Old Bay seasoning is spice mix traditionally used to flavor seafood, particularly crabs and shrimp
A bright yellow citrus fruit, tart lemons brighten both sweet treats and savory dishes.
Breadcrumbs are an amazingly versatile ingredient. They can thicken, add bulk, and bind or they can serve as a crunchy coating or topping.
One of two common varieties of parsley (the other is curly).
Round, tan, papery seeds of the cilantro plant, coriander has a warm, spicy-sweet scent and flavor that's slightly lemony, warm, and piny with a whiff of caraway.
Though often referred to as a root, ginger is actually a rhizome of a tropical plant.
Yellow onions are all-purpose onions. Since they are inexpensive and readily available, they're used more than any other type. They have the strongest flavor of all the globe onions, so…
A light, mild-tasting oil that's popular for cooking because of its high monounsaturated fat content and neutral flavor.
Turmeric is a relative of ginger. Both the rhizome and the leaves of the turmeric plant are edible, but it’s the rhizome that’s most widely used. The small, knobby rhizome…
Cayenne is a very hot red chile generally sold whole and dried or dried and ground into cayenne powder.
An emulsion of coconut meat in water, coconut milk is an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian dishes.
Black peppercorns come in many varieties with varying degrees of heat and flavor complexity.
Cauliflower, like broccoli and cabbage, is a member of the healthful cruciferous vegetable family. Usually white to pale yellow in color, it’s comprised of florets in stalks that come together…
Sweet, moist, and typically orange, this root vegetable is often and incorrectly called a yam.
Technically a fruit (but treated as a vegetable) tomatoes are a hallmark of summer, ripening on vines in gardens everywhere. Juicy and often sweet, Tomatoes come in a wide range…
This root vegetable is the workhorse of the kitchen. When used raw, carrots make a crisp and refreshing salad. When cooked, their sweetness intensifies and they become tender. Along with…
The pleasantly nutty flavor and creamy texture of this tan colored legume makes them a delightful addition to salads, soups, and stews and tossed with couscous and pasta.
The most versatile of cooking greens, spinach is great blanched and creamed, sautéed with brown butter, or wilted and tossed with pasta. Or use it raw in a spinach salad.
Small green citrus fruit. There are two main varieties: the Persian, or Tahiti, Lime and the Key lime. The most common (and widely-available) is the Persian lime which is about…
Cut the leeks wrong to begin with, but still managed to make the grilling work. We all thought it the dressing had a great flavor, and would go with other grilled vegetables. I did turn down the grill temp though -- 400-475 would have burnt them.
My family loved this-- the kabobs were juicy and very flavorful. Here in Chicago, we can get sofrito made fresh, right next to the pico de gallo and guacamole in the refrigerated case-- and I had to choose between red and green (no idea, but I chose red). The only problem I had was keeping the kabob on the skewer-- I was using metal skewers, maybe wood would work better. Next time I plan to just grill these as patties. Also the grilled veg made a tasty salad the next day. This recipe is a keeper!
Excellent! we added 2 lightly crushed whole thai chili peppers to add a small amount of heat to the dish.
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