Photo Credit: Joseph De Leo, 2010. A swirl in the blender with just a touch of heavy cream turns root vegetables into a luscious soup. Top with roasted almond slices for a little crunch. Yields 5 Cups Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 small shallots, chopped 4 medium parsnips, peeled and coarsely chopped … Continue reading Parsnip Soup
Photo Credit: Romulo Yanes, 2012 Awaken palates with this bright, refreshing salad starring crunchy wisps of parsnip, juicy grapefruit sections, and lots of parsley. This salad is perfect for a light lunch, but it can also be served along a main entrée of roast chicken or pork, ham, or even steak. Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 … Continue reading Shaved Parsnip Salad with Grapefruit
Photo Credit: Greg Dupree, Cooking Lightm 2018. If you are looking for something different to go along with a classic cheeseburger or a new chip for your fish and chips, then a side order of roasted parsnips may be just the ticket for you. Parsnips are a root vegetable closely related to carrots and parsley. … Continue reading Roasted Parsnip Fries
Photo Credit: Romulo Yanes, 2012 It can be a challenge to get both kids and adults to get a few more vegetables in their diets. Whereas most people love carrots, these rich, moist cupcakes take everything you love about carrot cake to the next level, thanks to the sweet spiciness of parsnips and warm, … Continue reading Spiced Parsnip Cupcakes
A Word About Parsnips Sweet in flavor and robust in feel, parsnips are often the first vegetable to scoffed at when used in a side dish. However, for the frugal home cook, they can be used and stretch much further than being simply roasted in chunks. Like their relative carrots, parsnips can be used in … Continue reading What Can You Do With a Parsnip?
Photo Credit: Pass The Challah, 2016. Even though it is meteorological spring, Mother Nature is still not willing to loosen her grip on the winter weather that we have seen as of late. May the best of the parsnips that are in season right now with this stew features the herbal sweetness of parsnips, carrots … Continue reading Beef Stew with Root Vegetables
Everything You Need to Know About Parsnips Parsnips are white root vegetables that look very much like a cream-coloured carrot. They have a wonderful light, spicy-sweet flavour that has a hint of nuttiness while being slightly earthy tasting. They are a perfect addition to a soup or stew or can be roasted until caramelized as … Continue reading Produce Spotlight: Parsnips
Even though it is Carnival Season around the world and Mardi Parades are in full swing in New Orleans, it's time for the seasonal produce guide for March. This year, according to the calendar, Spring will begin on March 20th. And very soon the home gardens and large farms will be sprouting, growing and producing … Continue reading Hello, March 2019!
Photo Credit: Claire Thomas, The Kitchy Kitchen, 2019. Myra Michelle, my friend since our middle school days, is the 5xs, great- granddaughter of one of France's most famous authors, Alexandre Dumas (père) (1802-1870) , who wrote classics such as "The Three Muskateers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo". He was also an exceptional cook and epicure. Dumas was a … Continue reading Lemon Flower Ice Cream
This delicious lemon curd is a great addition to any dessert that needs an extra punch of flavor. It is simple to make, with only a few ingredients and will please any age in a crowd. It can be used for layering between cake, filling in cupcakes and muffins, or even as a spread on … Continue reading Lemon Curd