Posts by Carolyn Tang Kmet

  • It’s after midnight, and I’m sitting here at my desk in a white camisole splattered with caramel and chocolate.  I swear I’ve washed my hands about a dozen times, but... 0

    Humble Brownie

    It’s after midnight, and I’m sitting here at my desk in a white camisole splattered with caramel and chocolate.  I swear I’ve washed my hands about a dozen times, but...

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  • ingredients 3/4 lb plain pizza dough 1 14-oz can whole peeled tomatoes 1/2 lb fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed 6 oz sliced mushrooms 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 lb spinach, finely... 0

    Mushroom and Spinach Stromboli

    ingredients 3/4 lb plain pizza dough 1 14-oz can whole peeled tomatoes 1/2 lb fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed 6 oz sliced mushrooms 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 lb spinach, finely...

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  • ingredients 2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin 6 green olives, chopped 1/4 t red pepper flakes 1 Meyer lemon 1/4 C water 2 T... 0

    Chicken Paillard with Olive-Garlic Sauce

    ingredients 2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin 6 green olives, chopped 1/4 t red pepper flakes 1 Meyer lemon 1/4 C water 2 T...

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  • ingredients 1.5 lb ahi tuna (preferably sushi grade), small diced 1 shallot, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 green onions, minced 5 T coconut aminos 2 T sesame oil 1... 0

    Whole30 Ahi Poke

    ingredients 1.5 lb ahi tuna (preferably sushi grade), small diced 1 shallot, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 green onions, minced 5 T coconut aminos 2 T sesame oil 1...

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  • ingredients 8 corn tortillas 1 C shredded monterey jack cheese 12 oz mixed mushrooms, cut into bite sized pieces 5 radishes, small diced 4 oz baby kale, leaves only 1... 0

    Mushroom and Poblano Pepper Quesadillas

    ingredients 8 corn tortillas 1 C shredded monterey jack cheese 12 oz mixed mushrooms, cut into bite sized pieces 5 radishes, small diced 4 oz baby kale, leaves only 1...

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  • ingredients 1 bunch of radishes 1 T butter 1 T olive oil 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper directions Wash and trim radishes and cut in half.  Put a pan... 0

    Braised Radishes

    ingredients 1 bunch of radishes 1 T butter 1 T olive oil 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper directions Wash and trim radishes and cut in half.  Put a pan...

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  • ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 (10 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup 1 C milk 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper 2 T olive oil directions Set a... 0

    Hamburger and Cream of Mushroom Soup

    ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 (10 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup 1 C milk 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper 2 T olive oil directions Set a...

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  • ingredients 4 endive, roots removed and halved 1 T olive oil 1 T butter 1 garlic clove, halved salt and pepper cheese: parmesan, goat, blue, it’s up to you directions... 0

    Crispy Endive

    ingredients 4 endive, roots removed and halved 1 T olive oil 1 T butter 1 garlic clove, halved salt and pepper cheese: parmesan, goat, blue, it’s up to you directions...

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  • ingredients 1/2 lb. udon noodles 4 oz. shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 1″ piece of ginger, peeled and minced 2 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated 1/2 lb. green... 0

    Udon with Cabbage and Shiitake Mushroom Broth

    ingredients 1/2 lb. udon noodles 4 oz. shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 1″ piece of ginger, peeled and minced 2 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated 1/2 lb. green...

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  • ingredients 1 lb. salmon fillet with skin on 3 T unsalted butter, softened and divided salt and pepper cooking spray directions Pre-heat broiler on high, with the rack about five... 0

    Salmon with Crispy Skin

    ingredients 1 lb. salmon fillet with skin on 3 T unsalted butter, softened and divided salt and pepper cooking spray directions Pre-heat broiler on high, with the rack about five...

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  • ingredients 3 lb. pork country ribs, cut into 1″ cubes 1/2 C vinegar 1/2 C soy sauce 1 C water 3 bay leaves, crumbled 2 t whole peppercorns 4 garlic... 0

    Slow Cooker Adobo

    ingredients 3 lb. pork country ribs, cut into 1″ cubes 1/2 C vinegar 1/2 C soy sauce 1 C water 3 bay leaves, crumbled 2 t whole peppercorns 4 garlic...

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  • ingredients 3/4 lb. ground prok 1/2 lb. Korean rice cakes 1 baby bok choy, chopped 4 stems garlic chives, sliced 1 yellow onion, diced 1″ piece of ginger, minced 2... 0

    Black Bean Pork and Korean Rice Cakes

    ingredients 3/4 lb. ground prok 1/2 lb. Korean rice cakes 1 baby bok choy, chopped 4 stems garlic chives, sliced 1 yellow onion, diced 1″ piece of ginger, minced 2...

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  • ingredients 1 lb. ground beef 5 medium cremini mushrooms, sliced 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 1/4 C water 3/4 C milk 3 T flour 2 oz shredded white cheddar... 0

    Italian Beef Grinders

    ingredients 1 lb. ground beef 5 medium cremini mushrooms, sliced 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 1/4 C water 3/4 C milk 3 T flour 2 oz shredded white cheddar...

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  • Picture courtesy of Walt Hubis. The Belgian endive is a pale green, torpedo shaped head of leaves, about the size of your palm.  When you bite into a leaf, it... 0

    Belgian Endive

    Picture courtesy of Walt Hubis. The Belgian endive is a pale green, torpedo shaped head of leaves, about the size of your palm.  When you bite into a leaf, it...

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  • ingredients 2 salmon fillets 1 clove garlic 6 stems of parsley 2 T sliced almonds 1 T capers, drained olive oil salt and pepper directions Run the garlic clove along... 0

    Seared Salmon and Parsley Pesto

    ingredients 2 salmon fillets 1 clove garlic 6 stems of parsley 2 T sliced almonds 1 T capers, drained olive oil salt and pepper directions Run the garlic clove along...

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  • ingredients 4 t rice flour 1 t ancho chile powder 1 t ground cumin 1 t smoked paprika 2 catfish fillets olive oil salt and pepper directions In a small... 0

    Cumin and Ancho Chile Catfish

    ingredients 4 t rice flour 1 t ancho chile powder 1 t ground cumin 1 t smoked paprika 2 catfish fillets olive oil salt and pepper directions In a small...

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  • ingredients 5 leaves of collard greens 2 t olive oil 1/4 C water salt and pepper directions Prep the collards.  Wash, then cut the stems out.  Layer and roughly chop... 0

    Collard Greens

    ingredients 5 leaves of collard greens 2 t olive oil 1/4 C water salt and pepper directions Prep the collards.  Wash, then cut the stems out.  Layer and roughly chop...

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  • When I was a wee one, hearing the term brussels sprouts would bring on a noticeable nose crinkles and a wholehearted, exaggerated “ew” face.  And yet, for the life of... 0

    Brussels Sprouts

    When I was a wee one, hearing the term brussels sprouts would bring on a noticeable nose crinkles and a wholehearted, exaggerated “ew” face.  And yet, for the life of...

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  • ingredients 10 oz ground chicken 2 garlic chives, thinly sliced 2 T black bean sauce 1/4 C panko breadcrumbs 1/2″ piece ginger, finely minced 2 t olive oil directions Combine... 0

    Chicken and Garlic Chive Meatballs

    ingredients 10 oz ground chicken 2 garlic chives, thinly sliced 2 T black bean sauce 1/4 C panko breadcrumbs 1/2″ piece ginger, finely minced 2 t olive oil directions Combine...

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  • ingredients 4 brussels sprouts, sliced into slivers 1 granny smith apple, sliced into matchsticks 1/2 T ginger, finely diced 2 t sesame oil 1/2 T gochugaru (ground red pepper flakes)... 0

    Brussels Sprout Kimchi

    ingredients 4 brussels sprouts, sliced into slivers 1 granny smith apple, sliced into matchsticks 1/2 T ginger, finely diced 2 t sesame oil 1/2 T gochugaru (ground red pepper flakes)...

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  • ingredients 26 oz jar marinara sauce 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes 6 no boil lasagna noodles 15 oz tub of ricotta 8 oz shredded mozzarella directions Mix the tomatoes... 0

    Crockpot Lasagna

    ingredients 26 oz jar marinara sauce 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes 6 no boil lasagna noodles 15 oz tub of ricotta 8 oz shredded mozzarella directions Mix the tomatoes...

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  • ingredients 4 frozen chicken breasts 1 16 oz. jar of salsa 1 can of pinto beans, drained 1 can of corn, drained 1 C of sour cream shredded cheddar flour... 0

    Crockpot Chicken Tacos

    ingredients 4 frozen chicken breasts 1 16 oz. jar of salsa 1 can of pinto beans, drained 1 can of corn, drained 1 C of sour cream shredded cheddar flour...

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  • ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 onion, sliced 4 bone-in pork chops, 1/2-inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1 10.5oz. can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk directions Heat the oil in a 10-inch... 0

    Pork Chops and Cream of Mushroom Soup

    ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 onion, sliced 4 bone-in pork chops, 1/2-inch thick (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1 10.5oz. can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk directions Heat the oil in a 10-inch...

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  • ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 3 C fresh spinach 1 can artichoke bottoms, chopped 3 T cream cheese, cubed 2 C shredded Italian... 0

    Skillet Spinach Artichoke Dip

    ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 3 C fresh spinach 1 can artichoke bottoms, chopped 3 T cream cheese, cubed 2 C shredded Italian...

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  • ingredients 1 lb shishito peppers 2 T olive oil salt directions Heat cast iron pan over medium-high heat.  Wash shishito peppers and toss in olive oil.  Spread peppers in an... 0

    Shishito Peppers

    ingredients 1 lb shishito peppers 2 T olive oil salt directions Heat cast iron pan over medium-high heat.  Wash shishito peppers and toss in olive oil.  Spread peppers in an...

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  • ingredients 1 salmon filet (5 to 6 pounds) juice of one medium lemon 1/2 t ground ginger 1/2 C Asian barbecue sauce 1/2 C soy sauce cedar plank directions Make... 0

    Cedar Planked Salmon with Asian BBQ Marinade

    ingredients 1 salmon filet (5 to 6 pounds) juice of one medium lemon 1/2 t ground ginger 1/2 C Asian barbecue sauce 1/2 C soy sauce cedar plank directions Make...

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  • ingredients 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into bite sized pieces 5 T olive oil 4 fresh rosemary sprigs 2 T chopped garlic 24 large sage leaves... 0

    Sage Chicken Skewers

    ingredients 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into bite sized pieces 5 T olive oil 4 fresh rosemary sprigs 2 T chopped garlic 24 large sage leaves...

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  • ingredients 2 C heavy cream 3 T unsweetened cocoa powder 5 oz bittersweet or semisweet chocolate 1 C whole milk 5 large egg yolks ¾ C granulated sugar Pinch of... 0

    Best Chocolate Ice Cream

    ingredients 2 C heavy cream 3 T unsweetened cocoa powder 5 oz bittersweet or semisweet chocolate 1 C whole milk 5 large egg yolks ¾ C granulated sugar Pinch of...

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  • ingredients 1 lb egg noodles 1 lb flank steak 2 T canola oil 1 C onion, chopped 6 oz mushrooms, sliced 2 C beef broth 4 T flour 1/3 C... 0

    Beef Stroganoff

    ingredients 1 lb egg noodles 1 lb flank steak 2 T canola oil 1 C onion, chopped 6 oz mushrooms, sliced 2 C beef broth 4 T flour 1/3 C...

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  • ingredients 10 chicken wings 3 T olive oil 1 T garlic salt 2 t chili powder directions Preheat oven to 375° F.  Combine olive oil, chili powder and garlic salt... 0

    Baked Chicken Wings

    ingredients 10 chicken wings 3 T olive oil 1 T garlic salt 2 t chili powder directions Preheat oven to 375° F.  Combine olive oil, chili powder and garlic salt...

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  • ingredients 4 trout fillets 1/4 C flour 6 T finely ground cornmeal 2 t salt 3 T butter olive oil directions Combine flour, cornmeal and salt on a plate.  Dredge... 0

    Cornmeal Crusted Trout

    ingredients 4 trout fillets 1/4 C flour 6 T finely ground cornmeal 2 t salt 3 T butter olive oil directions Combine flour, cornmeal and salt on a plate.  Dredge...

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  • ingredients 1 sweet potato cooking spray rosemary salt and pepper directions Use a mandolin set to 1/8″ to slice sweet potato.  Line a microwave safe plate with wax paper, and... 0

    Sweet Potato Chips

    ingredients 1 sweet potato cooking spray rosemary salt and pepper directions Use a mandolin set to 1/8″ to slice sweet potato.  Line a microwave safe plate with wax paper, and...

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  • ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 1 egg 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 t thyme 1/2 t pepper 1 1/2 t salt 2... 0

    Beef and Pork Meatloaf

    ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 1 egg 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 t thyme 1/2 t pepper 1 1/2 t salt 2...

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  • ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 2 C milk 1.5 C heavy cream 2 t nutmeg 6 large garlic cloves, minced 1 C breadcrumbs 6 oz Gruyere, shredded 3 lb. potatoes,... 0

    Potato and Gruyere Gratin

    ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 2 C milk 1.5 C heavy cream 2 t nutmeg 6 large garlic cloves, minced 1 C breadcrumbs 6 oz Gruyere, shredded 3 lb. potatoes,...

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  • ingredients 1 9″ pie crust, baked 4 egg yolks, beaten 1 1/2 C sugar 4 T cornstarch 1/2 C unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 t salt 3 C milk 1 T... 0

    Chocolate Cream Pie

    ingredients 1 9″ pie crust, baked 4 egg yolks, beaten 1 1/2 C sugar 4 T cornstarch 1/2 C unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 t salt 3 C milk 1 T...

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  • ingredients 1 preserved duck egg, diced (I like the Wei-Chuan brand, from Taiwan) 1/2 block soft tofu, cut into small 1/2″ blocks 1 green onion, diced 2 T soy sauce... 0

    Tofu with Preserved Duck Eggs

    ingredients 1 preserved duck egg, diced (I like the Wei-Chuan brand, from Taiwan) 1/2 block soft tofu, cut into small 1/2″ blocks 1 green onion, diced 2 T soy sauce...

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  • ingredients 2 T butter 3 ears of fresh corn, shucked 1 large shallot, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 C fresh basil leaves, chopped directions Melt butter in a large... 0

    Corn and Basil Saute

    ingredients 2 T butter 3 ears of fresh corn, shucked 1 large shallot, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 C fresh basil leaves, chopped directions Melt butter in a large...

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  • ingredients 4 T butter 2 shallots, diced 3 T flour 1 clove garlic, minced 16 oz chicken stock 16 oz milk 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed to 1″ pieces salt... 0

    Cream of Asparagus Soup

    ingredients 4 T butter 2 shallots, diced 3 T flour 1 clove garlic, minced 16 oz chicken stock 16 oz milk 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed to 1″ pieces salt...

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  • ingredients 12 marinated artichokes 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb fresh spinach, cooked and drained 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 C sour cream 2... 0

    Spinach and Artichoke Casserole

    ingredients 12 marinated artichokes 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb fresh spinach, cooked and drained 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 C sour cream 2...

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