Posts tagged as chapa

Vegetables with Pasta

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 25, 2009 at 6:33pm

So, as I mentioned yesterday, I had a cooler full of fresh, delicious CSA veggies to work with for dinner tonight. I opted for pasta, tangled with ribbons of collards, fennel, and spring onions, as well as bites of zucchini (the zucchini was not from my veggie share – it was just chilling in the…

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More Chapa Salmon…

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04pm

…chapa being the process of cooking food on a skillet over a hot (600-degree) fire (technique from Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way). Tonight I grilled thinly-sliced fennel, onions, and wild mushrooms (tossed with chopped herbs and fresh-squeezed lemon off-heat) before searing Vital Choice Wild Seafood King Salmon fillets, rubbed with a bit of olive…

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Zucchini Ragout with Polenta

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:05am

Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times I’m always looking for yummy zucchini recipes – I love zucchini, plus I end up with a boatload of it with my summer community-supported-agriculture (CSA) veggie share from La Finca Organic Farm in Willow River, Minnesota. (I pick up my first share of the season later today, in…

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Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 15, 2009 at 5:40pm

I’m really enjoying the concepts and recipes in my new cookbook, Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way, by Francis Mallman. In particular, I’m a bit obsessed with cooking vegetables on a chapa – (from the book) a flat piece of cast iron or a cast-iron skillet set over a fire. I’m using my big Le…

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