Tag: braising

Verdolaga, Purslane: The Best Cooked Greens

Verdolaga, Purslane: The Best Cooked Greens

Verdolaga, purslane in English, is the indigenous Texas Mexican herb that I love to serve for company.  It is my “go to” recipe for a delicious green side dish that goes with absolutely anything.  Verdolaga grows plentiful for most of the year in central, southern […]

Braised Leeks

Braised Leeks

Braised leeks are an elegant accompaniment to roasts.  The goal of braising is to allow time and very low heat to work their twofold magic of softening the leeks and intensifying their flavor. That rich glaze is not achieved with fats (this recipe has no […]