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Beet, Orange, and Hearts of Palm Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Audra Mulkern for A Kitchen Box

Audra Mulkern of Rooted in the Valley brought us this deliciously balanced beet salad featuring a few of our favorite things… Beets, Citrus, and Balsamic. If you’re tempted to leave out the hearts of palm, Don’t! The texture and flavor combination are perfection and this vinaigrette might become your favorite. Beet, Orange, and Hearts of […]

Pickled Fennel

Pickled Fennel // A Kitchen Box

“Out of the jar, this version of pickled fennel tastes as much of orange and spice as it does of fennel, which makes it the perfect punchy topping for the Ricotta Tartine with Pickled Scapes and Fennel (page 160). I also love it smeared on smoked-fish toast; try topping Grilled Bread (page 277) with Herring […]

How to Make Hollandaise


Today we are sharing our favorite hollandaise recipe. One very important component of Eggs Benedict. We have gone through 2 pounds of butter testing hollandaise recipes and methods. We refer to the greats like Julia, Escoffier, Chef Thomas Keller, and of course our friend Michael Ruhlman, author of the new cookbook dedicated one of our favorite subjects, The […]

Grilled Potato Salad with Black Garlic Vinaigrette


If you are looking for a different way to treat potatoes this summer, try grilling them. This recipe for grilled potato salad, by A Kitchen Box contributor, Sylvia Fountaine of Feasting at Home, is a fun twist on the classic, with a vinaigrette made from fermented black garlic. The black garlic gives the lightly charred potatoes a unique […]

Ume Plum Vinegar

A Kitchen Box Ume Plum Vinegar

What Is Ume Plum Vinegar? Ume Plum Vinegar is the treasured by-product of the pickling of umeboshi plums; the liquid brine left over after pickling the plums. In Japan it is known as ‘ume su’ that means plum vinegar. This salty, tangy, ruby red vinegar is delicious sprinkled over cooked vegetables (especially members of the […]