The Splendid Table http://wcbe.org en Lynne's 7 Must-Have Ingredients for Cooks http://wcbe.org/post/lynnes-7-must-have-ingredients-cooks <p>Every cook's cupboard needs basic ingredients. Here is what you should stock up on. Buy bulk and organic when you can — buying bulk saves money because you can get the precise amount you need.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:06:09 +0000 Lynne Rossetto Kasper 59420 at http://wcbe.org Lynne's 7 Must-Have Ingredients for Cooks Weeknight Kitchen: Blueberry Tamari Greens Bowl http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-blueberry-tamari-greens-bowl <p>This unexpectedly delicious combination of blueberries, cucumbers, and savory tamari dressing is habit forming. Served on spinach it is dandy, but if you can find delicate tatsoi (a Japanese green akin to tender bok choy) use that instead!&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:59:33 +0000 Terry Hope Romero 59214 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Blueberry Tamari Greens Bowl Weeknight Kitchen: Peaches Roasted in Amaretto http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-peaches-roasted-amaretto <p>With good fruit, less is more as this recipe for Peaches Roasted in Amaretto demonstrates. Nectarines work equally well here. Time's a wasting -- get to it!&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Jody Williams 59216 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Peaches Roasted in Amaretto Weeknight Kitchen: Sweet Potato Latkes http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-sweet-potato-latkes <p>Simple, simple, simple is this week's recipe from the charming vegetarian cookbook&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Forest-Feast-Vegetarian-Recipes/dp/1617690813/?tag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=cdc5d95eefe7458ab39e63fdea95d6c2&amp;elqCampaignId=7460" target="_blank"><em>The Forest Feast</em></a>&nbsp;by Erin Gleeson. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Erin Gleeson 59217 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Sweet Potato Latkes Weeknight Kitchen: Teriyaki Salmon with Pickled Vegetables and Sesame Seeds http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-teriyaki-salmon-pickled-vegetables-and-sesame-seeds <p>Even though we're smack-dab in the middle of grill season, it's good to have a recipe on hand for those rainy nights when you can't fire up the grill. This recipe for Teriyaki Salmon with Pickled Vegetables and Sesame Seeds from Diana Henry's&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Change-Appetite-Where-Delicious-Healthy/dp/1845337840/?tag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=41399bcc4f2f45adbc1fad1997a83cdd&amp;elqCampaignId=7258" target="_blank">A Change of Appetite</a></em>&nbsp;fits the bill beautifully.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Diana Henry 59218 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Teriyaki Salmon with Pickled Vegetables and Sesame Seeds Weeknight Kitchen: BLT Salad http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-blt-salad <p>We are moving the BLT to center stage this week with Steven Raichlen’s recipe for BLT Salad from his new book,&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Man-Made-Meals-Essential-Cookbook/dp/0761166440/?tag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=6255c3b06b654f9795ce6ff49f767fb4&amp;elqCampaignId=7120" target="_blank">Man Made Meals</a></em>. This salad is essentially a deconstructed BLT sandwich tossed with crispy iceberg lettuce and dressed with a version of buttermilk ranch dressing.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Steven Raichlen 59219 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: BLT Salad Weeknight Kitchen: Banh Mi Pork Burgers with Cucumber, Carrots, and Cilantro http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-banh-mi-pork-burgers-cucumber-carrots-and-cilantro <p>Prep a little in advance and get ready for some really exciting mid-week eating. This week’s recipe for Banh Mi Pork Burgers with Cucumber, Carrots, and Cilantro from Carla Hall’s&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Carlas-Comfort-Foods-Favorite-Dishes/dp/145166222X/?tag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=870632e9ae0d4a8d8894903f48356711&amp;elqCampaignId=6671" target="_blank">Carla’s Comfort Foods</a></em>&nbsp;combines the best of Vietnam’s fragrant banh mi sandwiches with the ease of the American burger.</p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Carla Hall 59221 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Banh Mi Pork Burgers with Cucumber, Carrots, and Cilantro Weeknight Kitchen: Eccentric Caesar Salad and Quick Garlic Croutons http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-eccentric-caesar-salad-and-quick-garlic-croutons <p>We are always looking for a new take on the Caesar salad, and this week's recipe from Myra and Marea Goodman's&nbsp;<a href="http://app.info.americanpublicmediagroup.org/e/er?s=1715082578&amp;lid=16508&amp;elq=9683982fe97943f189e3a490168632b6" target="_blank"><em>Straight from the Earth: Irresistible Vegan Recipes for Everyone</em></a>&nbsp;is a nice change of pace.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Myra and Marea Goodman 59223 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Eccentric Caesar Salad and Quick Garlic Croutons Weeknight Kitchen: Spanish Garlic Soup http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-spanish-garlic-soup <p>With winter hanging on by its nails for much of the country, a steaming bowl of soup is still welcome at the end of these early spring days.&nbsp;<br /><br />This recipe, from Terry Golson's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Farmstead-Egg-Guide-Cookbook/dp/1118627954/?tag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=cc714339390b4b29990ef63ae813256c&amp;elqCampaignId=6159" target="_blank"><em>The Farmstead Egg Guide &amp; Cookbook</em></a>, is a soup finished in the oven like a classic French onion. However, rather than topping with cheese, a single egg is poached in the garlicky broth.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Terry Golson 59224 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Spanish Garlic Soup Weeknight Kitchen: Crispy Chicken Milanesa http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-crispy-chicken-milanesa <p>For all of you feeding kids on&nbsp;weeknights, this is a recipe you're going to want in your hip pocket. Crispy Chicken Milanesa is from our friend Pati Jinich, mother of three ravenous boys and author of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Patis-Mexican-Table-Secrets-Cooking/dp/0547636474/?%0A%0Atag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=31ef71747fd048b3971cbc1abf3e5f31&amp;elqCampaignId=6051" target="_blank"><em>Pati's Mexican Table</em></a>.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Pati Jinich 59225 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Crispy Chicken Milanesa Weeknight Kitchen: Winter Squash Soup with Red Chile and Mint http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-winter-squash-soup-red-chile-and-mint <p>This week's recipe for Winter Squash Soup with Red Chile and Mint is from masterful cook and our dear friend Deborah Madison. This is a core recipe, which can go in any direction -- smooth as silk when it's pureed, or rustic and earthy and finished with a drizzle of cream.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Deborah Madison 59226 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Winter Squash Soup with Red Chile and Mint Weeknight Kitchen: Uruguayan Spicy Baked Cheese http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-uruguayan-spicy-baked-cheese <p>As chef Donald Link writes about this week's recipe, "Never underestimate the power of hot cheese." Pair his recipe for Uruguayan Spicy Baked Cheese with a big green salad or steamed new potatoes and you have a delicious and thoroughly simple mid-week meal.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Donald Link 59228 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Uruguayan Spicy Baked Cheese Weeknight Kitchen: Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Pine Nuts, and Balsamic Vinegar http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-spaghetti-squash-bacon-pine-nuts-and-balsamic-vinegar <p>This week, we have a fresh take on&nbsp;weeknight&nbsp;pasta from Susanna Hoffman and Victoria Wise's book,&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0761139613/?tag=tsplent-20&amp;elq=0c38d2546c20426fb7fc388e23c5a150&amp;elqCampaignId=5488" target="_blank">BOLD: A Cookbook of Big Flavors</a></em>. Instead of spaghetti, tangles of spaghetti squash are tossed with nubs of crispy bacon and crunchy pine nuts, then drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. It's more of a warm salad than a bowl of pasta, but it's delicious paired with a tender green salad on the side. Eat both and double your vegetable quota in one sitting.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Susanna Hoffman and Victoria Wise 59229 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Pine Nuts, and Balsamic Vinegar Weeknight Kitchen: French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-french-lentil-salad-goat-cheese-and-walnuts <p>This is my number-one, go-to salad, and I make it frequently because it's fast, easy, and keeps well for days.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 17:00:00 +0000 David Lebovitz 59215 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts Weeknight Kitchen: Almond Shortbread http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-almond-shortbread <p>This week's cookie recipe for Almond Shortbread is from Valerie Gordon's Sweet. Valerie coyly calls this recipe "a well-made cardigan," and indeed, we think it's a classic to have in your wardrobe.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:30:05 +0000 Valerie Gordon 48675 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Almond Shortbread Weeknight Kitchen: Potato and Onion Egg Tortilla http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-potato-and-onion-egg-tortilla <div>This week, look to Spain for a quick and savory meal: the Potato and Onion Egg Tortilla (essentially, a baked omelet).&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:12:45 +0000 Jeff Koehler 48674 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Potato and Onion Egg Tortilla Appetites: The essential do's and don'ts of holiday entertaining http://wcbe.org/post/appetites-essential-dos-and-donts-holiday-entertaining <p>Hosting a holiday party can feel daunting, so Lynne Rossetto Kasper has some advice to calm your nerves and make your soiree a success.</p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:13:05 +0000 Lynne Rossetto Kasper 48552 at http://wcbe.org Appetites: The essential do's and don'ts of holiday entertaining Weeknight Kitchen: Crispy Cabbage with Poppy Seeds http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-crispy-cabbage-poppy-seeds <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Not another one of those same-old, same-old sauteed cabbage recipes. Here, Amy Thielen brings real verve and snappy, unexpected flavors to this trouper of a vegetable.</span></div><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:13:42 +0000 Amy Thielen 47219 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Crispy Cabbage with Poppy Seeds Turkey Confidential 2013 Live http://wcbe.org/post/turkey-confidential-2013-live <p><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WCBE continues its Thanksgiving tradition with </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Turkey Confidential</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> starting </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday morning at 11am </strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">on 90.5FM!&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:02:41 +0000 Heather Anderson 47127 at http://wcbe.org Turkey Confidential 2013 Live Weeknight Kitchen: Herbed Meat Kebabs http://wcbe.org/post/weeknight-kitchen-herbed-meat-kebabs <div>This week's recipe for Herbed Meat Kebabs from Einat Admony's new book Balaboosta is a good reminder of the Middle East's tradition of spicing up ground meat.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:48:22 +0000 Einat Admony 46692 at http://wcbe.org Weeknight Kitchen: Herbed Meat Kebabs