The Original Empanada

SEPARATED FROM THE REST of Spain by high mountains, Galicia was, until a few decades ago, entirely isolated and the country’s poorest region. The only way out of poverty was emigration. That is why Galician empanadas—square pieces cut from a large, crusty pie—are among the most widespread snacks all over Spain and as far away as [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:07-07:00July 12th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Strawberry Soup With Mint and Crème Fraîche

Chef Harrison Keevil of Brookville Restaurant in Charlottesville, Va. shared this recipe. "This soup changes from bite to bite. It goes from sweet to savory and back," he said. Strawberries are the main ingredient, so use the best ones you can find. Hands-On Time: 20 minutes  Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes  Serves: 4 to 6 as an [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:07-07:00July 11th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Cardiologists Concoction

….because cardiologists need to make a living too! This is a fabulously simple, hearty, quick, delicious dish that you should feel thoroughly guilty about as you go for your third helping.  It’s got everything to make your taste buds say YES! and your heart to say NO!!!!The best way to prepare this dish is to [...]

2015-01-03T18:58:19-08:00July 9th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Sticky Blackberry Barbecued Pork Ribs

Berry Season 101 You can get good-quality berries in most markets now through the end of summer—and raspberries and blackberries last into the fall. But each berry has a slightly different peak season: Strawberries and blueberries are a