September 26, 2023

Good morning. Maybe there isn’t a higher summer season sandwich than a tomato sandwich on white bread, unfold from wall to wall with mayonnaise and flippantly sprinkled with salt flakes and a bit floor black pepper. I believed it was irreparable.

However as he usually does when he cooks, Eric Kim just lately got here up with a couple of methods that take him to the following stage. For his sandwich (above), along with flippantly toasting the bread (some folks do not prefer it), Eric provides a pinch of furikake, a savory-sweet combination of Japanese spices and rice seasoning, to its salt and pepper. The seaweed within the combine, he wrote for The New York Instances Journal, “will increase the piquancy of the tomatoes whereas enhancing the concord of fruits, carbohydrates and seasonings.”

Nice! I am going to do that for dinner tonight, with a couple of large, juicy heirloom tomatoes beginning to present up the place I store. (Will I am going past off-piste and add fried soft-shell crab to every of my sandwiches? I am going to try this if there’s tender meals available on the market!)

About what to prepare dinner for the remainder of the week. …

Melissa Clarke’s Caramelized Pepper, Anchovy and Ricotta Pasta Recipe is the proper summer season dish. The ricotta makes all the things creamy and the peppers add weight, whereas the herbs and scallions add a vegetal spiciness and the anchovies add depth. Lastly, add extra ricotta and a touch of olive oil.

Hetty Louis McKinnon’s Ginger Fried Tofu recipe is incredible for a simple after-work dinner. May you utilize tempeh skins or tofu as an alternative of the additional arduous tofu that Hetty requires? You completely might.

Ham El-Wylie grates ripe tomatoes after which barely heats them as much as hold the summer season freshness in his new grated tomato paste recipe. On a weekday night within the peak of summer season, that is a simple win.

I really like Genevieve Co.’s tuna salad with sizzling and candy peppers as a result of it’s paying homage to dishes eaten on the Mediterranean coast. Serve it on crispy toast and eat it with the crunchiest white wine you may think about, or simply plain chilly peroni.

After which you may welcome the weekend with J. Kenji López-Alt’s recipe for Oklahoma onion burgers: crispy, tender, and smoky. When you do not eat meat, strive frying a couple of portobellos in a mix of butter, soy sauce and a touch of maple syrup and use them as an alternative of beef.

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Yogurt parfaits and khashe steaks are a good distance off now, however Kelefa Sanneh in The New Yorker wrote a few new type of dance music in South Africa and twin brothers who need to unfold it world wide. At all times press Okay!

Right here is Katie Weaver on a mission unimaginable: to interview Tom Cruise for The New York Instances Journal. Wow.

In line with my colleague Emily Antes, European magpies and crows steal chook thorns from buildings and use them to construct nests. Too dangerous the birds aren’t actual.

And at last, let’s add a soundtrack to the Decembrists to your July, July! tomato sandwich. Take pleasure in. I will be again subsequent week.

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