8 Simple Ways to Spice up Your Rice

June 25, 2019

Not a seasoning expert or just looking for ways to spice up your plain rice relationship? Either way, we’re here to help! We’ve outlined some tips to help you achieve peak starch seasoning using ingredients you have at home and other specialty ingredients you can start experimenting with.

Suvie uses a magical process to ensure your starches are cooked to perfection. Suvie's starches are cooked with more water than a traditional rice recipe,..

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My Cook: Pork Chops with Orzo Pilaf and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

June 24, 2019
- Pork,

Serves 2

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Gone are the days of the jaw Olympics: testing the strength of your mandibles as you attempt to gnaw through an overcooked pork chop peering out from a shallow sea of apple sauce. Suvie makes preparing the best pork chop you’ve ever tasted a snap without the possibility of overcooking. Finish it off with a light sear in some herby, garlicky butter and your chop is camera-ready. Paired..

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My Cook: Summer Berry Crumble

June 23, 2019

Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes

When the weather starts to heat up, turning on your oven is the last thing you want to do. On the plus side, warm weather brings a bounty of fresh fruits and berries, which deserve to be savored. While we can always get on board with enjoying fresh berries as they are, sometimes you want to raise the bar a little bit. Luckily, Suvie is here to lend a helping hand...

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My Cook: Butterscotch Bars

June 19, 2019

Makes about 10 bars

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes

These butterscotch bars are a textural and flavorful delight. A chewy base of oats, almonds, and brown sugar serves as the foundation for a gooey, thick layer of butterscotch, which supports a crunchy streusel topping. The signature flavor is courtesy of butterscotch chips, sweetened condensed milk, and a little butter quickly melted and mixed together in the..

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A Beginners Guide to Wine Tasting: Tannins

June 17, 2019

Even if you only have a passing appreciation of wine you’ve no doubt heard of tannins. Pretty much any description of wine characteristics, involves a mention of “tannins.” But what are these mysterious substances, how do they affect the taste of wine and where do they come from? Read on to find out.

What are tannins?

Tannins are compounds called polyphenols that create a dry, grippy texture and a bitter, astringent flavor in wines. These..

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My Cook: Greek Orzo Salad with Halloumi and Chicken

June 11, 2019

Serves 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

We hope this summery recipe will transport you from your kitchen to the Greek isles. To take you on this culinary adventure we first cook orzo to al dente perfection and then mix in juicy cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumber, briny halloumi, and herbaceous mint. Halloumi is a flavorful cheese, originally from Cyprus, but found today in cuisines across the Mediterranean, including..

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My Cook: Chicken Caprese Penne

June 10, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hr 50 minutes

Summer wouldn’t be the same without the classic appetizer found on Italian restaurant menus all over the world. The Caprese salad personifies Italian cuisine becoming greater than the sum of its parts through its adoration of simple ingredients and minimal preparation. Creamy mozzarella dances with the sweet acidity of juicy tomatoes and the lush green snap of fresh basil. All topped..

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My Cook: Salmon and Asparagus Orecchiette

June 3, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1.5 hour

While salmon and asparagus are the stars of this dish there’s a secret ingredient that steals the show. Crème fraîche is the richer, thicker, French cousin of sour cream and it single-handedly takes this dish to a whole new level. Crème fraîche is not quite as tangy as sour cream, but still has a little pucker that works well with the lemon and complements the mellow flavor of the dill. The..

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My Cook: Ham and Swiss Strata

May 30, 2019
- Pork,

 

Serves 6-8

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 2.5 hours

We took a classic ham and Swiss sandwich and turned it into an easy to prepare, impossible to ignore breakfast dish: Strata. A quintessential American breakfast casserole, our strata stays true to the basic formula. Fluffy brioche bread is layered with shredded Swiss cheese and diced pieces of ham. Dijon mustard adds a little spice to the custard that’s poured over the casserole and..

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Slow Cook: Mujadara

May 29, 2019

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 2 hours

Mujadara is an Iraqi recipe that dates back to the 13th century. This dish consists of lentils and rice flavored with a variety of different herbs and spices. We like to think that this recipe has lasted for as long as it has because it is highly flavored and incredibly delicious. Some recipes call for the finished dish to be topped with caramelized onions and tangy yogurt, which add..

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