• Southern Collard Dolmades with Smoky Sweet Potato Puree

    Advanced |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 50 minutes |  Yield: 12 collard rolls This healthy, vegan recipe is a Southern twist on the Greek classic Dolmades.  Instead of grape leaves, collard leaves are filled with southern Carolina Gold rice, one of the heirloom ingredients that’s part of Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste movement.  This

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  • Sweet Heat Tomato Jam

    Advanced |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 50 minutes |  Yield: 1 1/2 cups An acidic kick from balsamic plays with natural sweetness of tomatoes and smoky goodness from paprika come together in this oil-free Southern Tomato Jam.  Similar to a traditional gastrique, it’s a mix of caramelized sweetness with a pop of vinegar’s brightness. 

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  • Peppery Southern Grits with Sweet Heat Tomato Jam and Caramelized Chard

    Advanced |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 60 minutes |  Yield: about 8 cups (4 big bowls) Grits are Southern comfort food.  Cooked slowly, with love, they become the hearty base for oil-free braised chard.  A Sweet-Heat Tomato Jam packs more flavor as sweet tomatoes get a kick from spicy peppers and bright balsamic.  This

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  • Raw Chocolate Pecan Kentucky Derby Pie

        Easy |  Servings: 12|  Ready In: 1 1/2 hours + 1 day (includes time to set)  |  Yield: 1 (9-inch) pie Ingredients For the Crust: 1 cup (4 oz) pecans 1 cup (4 oz) walnuts 1 cup (200g) pitted dates ¼ teaspoon salt For the Filling: 1 ¼ cup (250g) pitted dates ½

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