A Beginners Guide to Goat's Cheese

April 18, 2019

Getting a bit bored with Brie and looking to broaden your cheese horizons? Then it might be time to branch out and try some goat's cheese. This flavorful cheese is also called chèvre which literally means “goat” in French. Chèvre is often used to refer to the entire range of goat's cheeses rather than just a specific type of cheese or regional variety. Slightly lower in fat than cows milk Chèvre is a lighter cheese that’s best enjoyed in the..

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My Cook: Lamb Chops, New Potatoes, Asparagus, and Mint Gremolata

April 17, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Spring has finally sprung and we’re celebrating with a dish that is all about the best things in spring. Fresh, crisp asparagus is lightly steamed to keep its crunch and sweet delicate flavor. New baby potatoes are small enough to be boiled whole their skin is very thin so there’s no need to peel them. We chose lamb loin chops for this recipe (think T-bone steak but lamb size) because they’re..

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My Cook: Beet, Barley, and Blue Cheese Salad

April 16, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 5.5 hours

Cooking beets can be a messy and labor intensive endeavor, but their sweet flavor and rich texture make them worth the challenge. Luckily with Suvie, the low and slow method of cooking brings out even more sweetness in the beets without the hassle of boiling or roasting. We recommend you peel your beets before cooking, but you can always leave the peels on and remove them after cooking, just..

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My Cook: Red Lentil Daal

April 15, 2019

Serves 2-3

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours

Daal is a warm and comforting Indian stew made with lentils, aromatics and spices.  Red lentils make delicious stews because they cook fairly quickly and begin to break down and create a naturally creamy stew without the addition of dairy or other thickeners. This lentil daal is garnished with a splash of coconut milk to add a little fat and richness to the dish to keep you feeling full,..

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My Cook: Kerala Fish Curry

April 12, 2019

 

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Kerala is a state in the southwestern portion of India known for its spice trade, which dates back thousands of years. Located on the coast, Kerala’s cuisine is also rich in seafood. Our recipe for Kerala fish curry exemplifies these two facets of Kerala: its historic spice trade and its seafood-rich cuisine. An aromatic blend of onion, garlic, and serrano chili provides the backbone..

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A Beginners Guide to Nero d'Avola Wine

April 11, 2019

Today we’re discussing one of the most important wines in Italy, Nero d’Avola. This grape is predominately grown in Sicily and results in a bold, powerful red that combines fruity notes with a spicy, peppery finish. The grape, which thrives in dry and arid conditions is perfectly suitable, for the hot Italian landscape. It is also grown in California and Australia in limited quantities.

Flavor Profile

Nero d’Avola is a particularly..

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My Cook: Texas Chili and Cornbread

April 10, 2019

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 7.5 hours

Texas chili is distinguished from other chilis by two things. Number one, it must be made with whole pieces of beef, no ground meat here. Second, it must not have beans. Our Texas chili recipe features smoky and spicy chipotle peppers, as well as the bitter addition of unsweetened cocoa powder. Chocolate is an influence from south of the border where it is prominently used in molé, a..

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My Cook: Chicken Saltimbocca

April 8, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Saltimbocca translates to “jump in the mouth” and our Suvie version is no exception. Succulent chicken breast are topped with a fragrant sage leaf and then wrapped up in a blanket of salty, savory, sliced prosciutto. Cooking the chicken sous vide means we concentrate the flavor of the prosciutto and sage without having to worry about dry, stringy chicken breasts. A final broil step..

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My Cook: Halibut with Cilantro-Lime Butter

April 5, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Halibut is a giant flatfish (the largest one ever recorded weighed over 500 pounds and was 8 feet in length) with a delicate flavor and low-fat content. With such a lean fish we wanted to pair it with a rich compound butter packed with cilantro, lime zest, serrano chile, and ground coriander for a zesty, bright, and aromatic finish. Be sure to take the butter out of the refrigerator before..

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My Cook: Chicken Cacciatore

April 2, 2019

Serves 3-4

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 2.5 hours

Chicken Cacciatore is a classic Italian stew that refers to a rustic, “hunter-style” preparation. Traditionally a whole chicken is used and cut into pieces, but for our version, we’re keeping it simple with chicken drumsticks. A quick broil of the mushrooms, onion and bell pepper helps release some liquid and add some of the browning you would typically get during the searing step on the..

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