Tips from 'The Flavor Bible'(Read article summary)
Watch this video on how to create a delicious meal out of forgotten fridge items.
Beyond The Peel
Boom. Itâ€™s Tuesday again! And you know what that means? Itâ€™s TV Tuesday.
This week on Beyond The Peel TV we wanted to switch it up a bit and share with you a way to use up those items in your fridge that you know you should/need to eat, but you donâ€™t, because you either donâ€™t want to, or you donâ€™t know what to do with them â€“ aka youâ€™re uninspired.
You know exactly what Iâ€™m talking about. The veggies that you thought youâ€™d eat. The herbs you only used for one recipe. Yeah. Those are the ones Iâ€™m talking about.
Well, weâ€™ve been putting "The Flavor Bible" by Karen Page and Andrew DorenburgÂ to the test, and just found another awesome use for it. Look up the ingredients in your fridge that are about to go bad and let the book work itâ€™s magic. Come on, Iâ€™ll show you howâ€¦.
Braised Red Cabbage with Apples and Cipollini Onions
1/2 head (or a full head) red cabbage
1 apple, cored and sliced or chopped
1 lb. cipollini onions
2 tablespoon bacon drippings or olive oil
3 tablespoons maple syrup
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Put a kettle of water on to boil.
Place all the onions in a large bowl and pour the boiling water over the onions and cover for 5 minutes. This will speed up the process of removing the skins. While the onions are steaming, roughly chop the cabbage and apple. Peel off the outer skin of the cipollini onions. Place the onions, cabbage and apples in a large 9â€ł x 13â€ł baking dish.
In a small bowl combine the fat, maple syrup and apple cider vinegar in a bowl. Pour the maple syrup mixture over the cabbage and stir to coat.Â
Lemon Thyme Roasted Chicken
3 chicken thighs and legs
1/2 a preserved lemon, pith and pulp removed and peel finely chopped (or 2 teaspoons lemon zest)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt (increase to 1/2 if using lemon zest)
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Mix the lemon, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme together to create a â€śpaste.â€ť Cut a slit in the skin of the chicken pieces. Use your fingers to create space between the skin and the meat. Put an even layer of paste under the skin of the chicken pieces. Season the skin with salt and pepper.
Add the chicken pieces on top of the cabbage and apple mixture and bake for 40 minutes or until the juices run clear. Ours took a little longer because they were barely thawed.
If youâ€™d like to learn more about "The Flavor Bible" you can read about itÂ right here.