2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC - Phone: 919.967.3663
Both locations open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm

Summer Corn Cakes with Chopped Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Photo by Peter Frank Edwards

The contrasting flavors, textures, and colors make this vibrant summertime dish a feast for the eyes as well as the mouth. It is tops served with a fried egg for breakfast, and you can turn it into a filling lunch or dinner by scattering the cakes with grilled shrimp or chicken breast. MAKES ABOUT 1 […]

Chopped Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Photo by Peter Frank Edwards

MAKES ABOUT 2 CUPS 1 large tomato, cored and chopped 1 scallion, trimmed and minced ½ jalapeño pepper, cored, seeded, and diced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 garlic clove, smashed and minced Juice of ½ lime 1 ½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ teaspoons white balsamic vinegar or […]

Summer Herb Vinaigrette

Makes about 1¼ cups 1/3 cup of red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon 2 or 3 fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black […]

Classic California Cobb Salad

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Classic California Cobb Salad There’s nothing very unusual about this traditional Cobb Salad–it’s just as good as they get. The combination of blue cheese and avocado is one that people can’t seem to get enough of–then add the bacon and forget about it. Whether we make a Cobb wrap, sandwich, a soft taco, or this […]

Grilled Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise

1 ½ pounds skinless tuna fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ½ cup fresh (soft) breadcrumbs 2 shallots or green onions, minced 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons soy sauce ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 8 slices challah (or other soft bread), toasted […]

Basil Mayonnaise

This herbed mayonnaise is delicious as a sandwich spread, drizzled on sliced tomatoes and crisp salad greens, or as a sauce for poached chicken, fish, or shellfish. It can be made up to 5 days in advance and refrigerated until ready to use. Leave out the basil for plain mayonnaise. MAKES ABOUT 2 ½ CUPS […]

Tomato Herb Gravy

Thanksgiving gravy is traditionally made from roast-turkey drippings. Martha’s friend Sara Foster of Foster’s Market in Durham, North Carolina, uses this recipe when barbecuing a turkey because there are no drippings. This gravy is also excellent served over Perfect Mashed Potatoes. This recipe is courtesy of Martha Stewart Living Magazine. 4 cups homemade chicken stock, […]

Foster’s Barbecue Sauce

This sauce, created by Martha’s friend Sara Foster of Foster’s Market in Durham, North Carolina, keeps in the refrigerator for several days. It also works well as a marinade for chicken, beef, or pork. This is a recipe from Martha Stewart Living Magazine.

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This is a recipe from Martha Stewart Living Magazine.

Spring Pea Toasts with Lemon Olive Oil & Fresh Pea Shoots

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Fresh green peas and their curlicue shoots are one of the first signs of spring at my local farmer’s markets, and I can never resist combining the two in these refreshing and delicately flavored toasts or Meyer Lemonade. Photo to the left by Peter Frank Edwards. MAKES ABOUT 2 CUPS, ENOUGH FOR ABOUT 2 DOZEN […]

2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC - Phone: 919.489.3944
750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC - Phone: 919.967.3663
Both locations open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 8 pm