Limes add a bold, vibrant, acidic flavor to desserts, sauces, salsas, and salad dressings. Squeeze a bit of juice to top soups, tacos, and other savory recipes.
Pico de gallo, the chunky salsa that is typically raw, changes its ingredients and seasonings both regionally and according to the personal style of the cook. Pico de gallos made with radishes are quite common along the Pacific Coast of Mexico. ...read more
Sweet melon sorbet, accented with mint and ginger, melts in your mouth and cleanses the palate to finish a meal. The alcohol helps keep the sorbet smooth. Serve with chilled melon balls or a mixed fruit salad. If you’re using a 1-quart ice cream maker, churn the sorbet in two ...read more
The combination of cool mint and hot chile will wake up your palate while delivering anti-inflammatory and antioxidant goodness to your body. If you prefer milder heat in your morning drink, replace the chile with a teaspoon of freshly grated ginger or a little freshly ground ...read more
This salad gets a bright burst of flavor from fresh lime. Be sure to rinse the quinoa thoroughly in a fine mesh strainer to remove the bitter outer coating. ...read more
This recipe, created by Wendy Roberts, won Best Dessert in VT's 2011 Chefs' Challenge. As a kid, Roberts loved baking holiday cookies for her neighbors. "I realized I really liked the joy it brought to other people," she says. That's why she enrolled in a baking and pastry ...read more
This recipe calls for roasting and grinding dried chiles, but if you want to skip the first two steps, substitute chipotle chili powder. The Chipotle-Lime Butter will keep up to a week in the fridge and can be used on bread or baked sweet potatoes. ...read more