Kale takes on a crispy, addictive texture when drizzled with olive oil and baked. Try these chips tossed into salads, crushed and sprinkled on popcorn, or used to garnish finished dishes—if you can keep from eating them all immediately.
Homemade chicken stock has an altogether deeper, richer flavor than anything you can buy in a store. Usually making stock calls for simmering the ingredients for hours on the stovetop; here, a pressure cooker speeds up the process to just about an hour.
Earthy sage enhances the woodsy flavor of shiitake mushrooms in this simple fried appetizer. For detailed instructions on achieving perfectly light tempura batter, see Harris Salat's article Light as a Feather from issue 152.
After long days of making pastries and rich foods in the SAVEUR test kitchen, our team craves lunches that are bright, flavorful, and not too heavy. This winter salad, put together by intern Farideh Sadeghin, combines some of the best cold-weather flavors—kale, orange, and pumpkin seeds—with sweet honey and airy ricotta.