Story and Photos by Sharon Hudgins Humble horseradish has become a hot seasoning among trendy cooks in America. But in the Old World it’s old hat—an ingredient that’s traditionally been used to spike up bland dishes long before Columbus brought the first chile pepper seeds back to Europe. Horseradish, both wild and cultivated, grows in many parts of the world. …
Swordfish, along with tuna, salmon, and Mahi Mahi, are ideal for the grill. The high oil content will keep the steaks moist during cooking. Have your fishmonger cut the steaks about 1/2-inch thick and then remove the bloodline from the center of the steak, giving you two pieces from each steak. Serve these tasty steaks with grilled asparagus, rice pilaf and lemon wedges.
Brazilian food has grown very popular in recent years and these jalapeno steaks are a fine example of the cuisine itself.
These stuffed mushrooms are a fast app to whet your guests’ appetites.
While this roast could be prepared in an oven, smoking it over apple and cherry wood adds another dimension of flavor to compliment the peppercorn and mustard glaze.