Eggplant Dip

Eggplant Dip

Late summer means it is eggplant season.  If you’ve had your fill of grilled eggplant then it is time to step up your eggy game.  Try this dip which is similar to baba ganoush, that middle eastern dip often next to the hummus.  For this one, I’ve skipped the tahini... read more
Grilled Cardamom Chicken

Grilled Cardamom Chicken

Barbeque done well combines sweet, salty and acidic flavors in perfect balance.  The tricky part is how and when to get that flavor into the meat.  Sugar burns easily on a grill so you don’t want to apply a sweet marinade for something that requires some cooking... read more
Fennel Hibiscus Chutney

Fennel Hibiscus Chutney

Lamb tends to get overlooked as a grilling candidate which is a shame because it is truly excellent.  Lamb pairs well with bright flavors which is why mint sauce is such a common accompaniment.  Since our Hibiscus Flower Infused Maple Syrup has a fruity, acidic punch... read more
Mango Relish with Rum Barrel-Aged Maple

Mango Relish with Rum Barrel-Aged Maple

Relish is both a verb and a noun.  As a verb it is wonderfully onomatopoetic, meaning “to enjoy greatly”.  Elongate the “ish” sound and you will have a preview of how delicious this particular concoction is. The sweetness of the mango and maple syrup are the perfect... read more
Maple Hot Wings

Maple Hot Wings

If they are not crispy, chicken wings can be a big disappointment.  I never cared for them until I tried a recipe that involved baking them in high heat for almost an hour.  Wow, what a difference.  Most of the fat is rendered, leaving crispy skin and tender meat. ... read more
Runamok Sesame Noodles

Runamok Sesame Noodles

There are certain dishes for which people get rather persnickety regarding origins.  For example, Italy may claim ownership over all kinds of popular dishes, but consider that tomatoes are a New World food that weren’t introduced to Europe until the sixteenth century.... read more

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