Kentucky Derby: Cheese grits casserole with baby artichokes and shrimp
Thai Duck Curry with sweet potatoes, broccolini and cracklings
Orange-filled triple ginger oatmeal cookies with bittersweet chocolate drizzle
Black-Eyed Pea Garbure, a dip into Southern superstition, by way of SW France
Roasted sweet potato soup with sorghum brown butter and country ham
Peanut butter and Concord grape jelly sandwich cookies, large and small
Way down yonder in the pawpaw patch: pawpaw ice cream.
Lamb with Sweet Corn Kernels
Cantaloupe ice cream with lemon verbena honey sauce
Leek and rabbit pot pie
Blanquette of Pork with Spring Vegetables
Zesty pear, ginger and rosemary scones.
A Dark Pecan Tart
Beaten Biscuits with Country Ham, for the Derby party!
Elvis Cake: banana cake with peanut butter filling, chocolate icing and salty peanut brittle
Blood Orange Tart with Pistachios, while blood oranges are in season!
Duck Breast with Mustard and Breadcrumbs, with or without cider sauce
Tasty little birds: quail braised with dried figs.
Rosemary grapefruit tart. Sunshine in tart form.
One-Pot Chinese Chicken and Rice
Salty caramel ice cream with roasted pears.
Oxtail Ragout with Olives
Bourbon Praline Pound Cake that even a bourbon-hater will love.
Worcestershire sauce brisket. With store-bought or homemade Worcestershire sauce.
Ginger Tarte Tatin, because one version of the apple tart isn't enough
Southern fried apple pies, 2 ways.
Slightly larger than dormouse-sized Treacle Tarts
End of summer peach curd tarts
Seeded lavash crackers. An easy and delicious addition to your meze.
Spicy Peach/Nectarine Chutney
Not-so-sweet Southern Fried Corn
Blackberry ice cream with chewy chocolate chips
Sweet Cherry Mostarda
Tramezzini, delicious little Venetian sandwiches
An easy cure for CSA Swiss chard fatigue: pasta with sausage, Swiss chard and pine nuts.
Sour cherry jam. Yeah, the pitting is tedious. But it's worth it.
Baby artichokes, with meatballs, green olives and sage.
Rich White Bread, adapted from Bernard Clayton's classic cookbook perfect for toast or sandwiches
Benedictine Spread, a Kentucky Derby tradition, updated
Lemon Panna Cotta with Lemon Marmalade and Sugared Pistachios, from The Purple Pig in Chicago
Ramp Cheese Biscuits, with duck and slaw, possibly the world's best sandwich
If you can't make it to Blackberry Farm, you can still make this wonderful Roasted Broccolini Salad with Pickled Shallots, Candied Pecans
Thai hot & sour shrimp soup—with or without fried shrimp balls
Spuma di Gota. Also known as "pig butter."
Stir-Fried Green Soy Beans
Beer-Based Lamb Stew with turnips, carrots and peas