Recipe Ideas for your Never Not Eating Spice Blends — Sumac RSS

Crispy Mushroom Sandwich

The Stuff: 1 pint cremini mushrooms, halved 1 pint oyster mushrooms, sliced 1 shallot, peeled and sliced 1 clove garlic, diced 2 sprigs fresh thyme 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons butter ¼ cup sour cream or creme fresh 1 tablespoon Never Not Eating Sumac S&P 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon, chopped 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped 1 teaspoons fresh chives, chopped 1 demi-baguette The Method: Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet on medium. Add your mushrooms in a single layer, cooking undisturbed for 3 minutes, until brown. Toss the mushrooms and cook for an additional 5 minutes, tossing frequently. Add butter, thyme and garlic, season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking until fully browned and then...

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Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

The Stuff: 4 potato latkes 4 slices of pastrami, cut in half (alternately 12 thin slices of salami) 4 eggs 1 tablespoon milk or cream Salt and pepper, to taste 1 tsp Never Not Eating Shawarma Spice 4 slices of cheddar cheese 2 bagels, sliced in half, lightly toasted Mayonnaise Hot sauce Never Not Eating Za’atar for garnish   The Method: Turn the broil setting on your oven on low, with one rack on the top of your oven and one on the bottom. Put latkes on a baking sheet to keep warm in the oven on the lower rack. Cook the pastrami or salami in a cast iron or non-stick frying pan preheated to high, until crispy on both...

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Tahini Sumac & Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  The Stuff: 2 1/2 pounds potatoes, Yukon Gold or similar, quartered 1 teaspoon salt 1 head of garlic, roasted and cloves removed and mashed with a fork ¾ cup tahini ¾ to 1 cup ice water ¼ cup Never Not Eating Sumac S&P Toasted sesame seeds The Method: Place potatoes in a large pot and add enough cold water to cover them by 1-2 inches. Bring water to a boil, add 1 tsp salt, reduce heat to medium and continue cooking for about 20 minutes, until potatoes are soft when poked with a fork. While the potatoes are cooking pour the tahini in a medium bowl and add the garlic, salt, and then add in the ice water, 1/4...

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The Stuff: 1 cup brown lentils 2 cups long grain (basmati or other) rice, rinsed until the water runs clear 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 large onions, chopped 1 tablespoon Never Not Eating Chraime, Baharat, Lebanese 7 Spice or Shawarma 2 teaspoons smoked paprika (skip if you use chraime) Salt and pepper, to taste 2 medium onions, sliced into rings The Method: Cover your lentils with 4 cups of cold water in a pot, bring to a boil and then simmer until soft, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan on medium high and cook your onions until golden. Add the lentils and seasonings, stir well. Add the rice and stir,...

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

The Stuff: 1 head cauliflower 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil 1 ½ cups tahini or full fat Greek yogurt 1 lime, zested and juiced 4 tablespoons Never Not Eating spice of choice 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper ½ cup feta, or similar, crumbled Toasted pine nuts and pomegranate arils for garnish The Method: Preheat the oven to 400°F and lightly grease a baking sheet. Trim your cauliflower. In a bowl combine all ingredients, and then coat the cauliflower well, be sure to get your hands dirty because licking them off is half the fun of this recipe. Put the coated cauliflower on the tray and roast 30-40 minutes, until the surface is dry and browned. Let it...

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