Very Good Recipes of Tarragon from Out of the Ordinary

There are 24 Tarragon recipes on the blog Out of the Ordinary. (86 on all the blogs)

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Spinach, tarragon and ricotta quiche with a pecan crust Spinach, tarragon and ricotta quiche with a pecan crust By Out of the Ordinary 04/18/14 21:58 Today is spring break! Just today. They were supposed to have a whole week, but after all of the snow days this winter they’re left with just this one day. So we’ve packed a whole week’s worth of fun and … Continue reading →
Crepes with chard, olives and tarragon-almond “ricotta” Crepes with chard, olives and tarragon-almond “ricotta” By Out of the Ordinary 03/06/14 22:32 Apparently it’s National Book Day! In keeping with the situation, we’re going to have another installment of our award-winning series, Minor Characters from Major Works of Literature. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Pierre Bezukhov. Needless to say,...
French lentil and butter bean soup with tarragon and spinach French lentil and butter bean soup with tarragon and spinach By Out of the Ordinary 02/16/14 16:46 Reverend Gary Davis was born in Laurens, South Carolina in 1896. He was born partially blind, and became fully blind as an infant. He was the only one of eight children to survive to adulthood. His father was killed when … Continue reading →
Pistachio, almond and tarragon “mayonnaise” Pistachio, almond and tarragon “mayonnaise” By Out of the Ordinary 02/12/14 22:59 We have another storm predicted for tonight, with the snowing and the blowing and the icy raining and the cries of near impossible travel conditions! and temperatures well below zero! I suspect they make it sound more dire than it … Continue reading →
Thinly sliced potatoes with tarragon and leeks Thinly sliced potatoes with tarragon and leeks By Out of the Ordinary 09/20/13 20:15 This morning on the way to school, Isaac asked, “Mom, what’s a hobo?” I told him my understanding of the word. He thought about it a bit, and asked a few questions about riding the rails. And then he said … Continue reading →
Pizza with pumpkinseed-tarragon pesto, chickpeas and arugula Pizza with pumpkinseed-tarragon pesto, chickpeas and arugula By Out of the Ordinary 06/21/13 21:08 It’s the summer solstice and the first day of summer vacation. After a spring that saw hot humid days alternate with days of freezing rain, the weather is finally perfect. And I found myself in the worst mood. Cranky, anxious, … Continue reading →
Pistachio and tarragon tart with castelvetrano olives and asparagus Pistachio and tarragon tart with castelvetrano olives and asparagus By Out of the Ordinary 05/22/13 20:49 If The Ordinary was a TV program, (and it’s only a matter of time, really, when you think about it) this would be the moment when we’d saunter, smiling and chatting, over to a book so large it’s printed in … Continue reading →
Tarragon and walnut pesto Tarragon and walnut pesto By Out of the Ordinary 05/18/13 17:41 Hey, kids! It’s Saturday storytelling time! As I’m sure you recall, this means that along with your daily recipe and song, you’ll get a story, too! Each week, everybody in our small salon of auteurs (well, generally me and one … Continue reading →
Spinach, chickpea and tarragon galette with a pecan crust Spinach, chickpea and tarragon galette with a pecan crust By Out of the Ordinary 04/24/13 20:21 I had a discussion about film this weekend with some kids at work. They mentioned Tarantino, and, of course, being the bitter old lady that I am, I launched into a diatribe about how much I despise his films. (They … Continue reading →
Chickpea flour cake baked with tarragon and artichoke hearts and spinach sauteed with white beans and black truffle butter Chickpea flour cake baked with tarragon and artichoke hearts and spinach sauteed with white beans and black truffle butter By Out of the Ordinary 04/10/13 18:43 Malcolm wore flannel pajamas under his trousers all winter long. Why did he do it? He has his reasons! Was it for warmth? for comfort? for a sense of extra security? Out of laziness? Was it a nouveau-grunge look? (Grunge … Continue reading →
Cauliflower, potato, tarragon, and pecan nests with broccoli rabe, white beans, olives and tomatoes Cauliflower, potato, tarragon, and pecan nests with broccoli rabe, white beans, olives and tomatoes By Out of the Ordinary 02/24/13 16:49 “Daddy, do you want to play with star wars toys?” asked Isaac in his bright voice. “Nobody’s said that to me in thirty years!” said David. (He did want to play.) I remember the first time I saw Star Wars. … Continue reading →
Warm salad with roasted mushrooms and tiny roasted potatoes and tarragon-white wine dressing Warm salad with roasted mushrooms and tiny roasted potatoes and tarragon-white wine dressing By Out of the Ordinary 01/11/13 19:16 Isn’t it funny how big events seem to go so quickly in other people’s lives? They fly by in bright fleeting flashes of significant moments. You hear somebody is pregnant, and next you know they have a baby. None of … Continue reading →
Cauliflower, spinach and tarragon faux-soufflé Cauliflower, spinach and tarragon faux-soufflé By Out of the Ordinary 12/28/12 01:26 Notice anything unusual about this sentence? A black cat dances – eerie, feline, ghostly – hanging in Jack’s kitchen like mist; newly opening people’s questions regarding spirits, till, utterly vexed, wraith Xavier yells, “Zounds!” No? No? How about this...
Red bean and tarragon stew with fennel and artichoke hearts, and rosemary cornmeal bread Red bean and tarragon stew with fennel and artichoke hearts, and rosemary cornmeal bread By Out of the Ordinary 12/07/12 18:12 Yesterday was a bright, cold day, with a ripple of agitation as the unseasonable warmth from the beginning of the week was blown away by the cold damp air of today. The sky was white blue, and the late afternoon … Continue reading →
Almond tarragon sauce Almond tarragon sauce By Out of the Ordinary 10/06/12 17:47 Yesterday we had a rare day off, all together, and it was the only sunny day in recent memory. So we went for a hike in the woods. It felt good to clear the cobwebs and feel the sun on … Continue reading →
Zucchini, green pea, feta, & mint paté and zucchini with tarragon and hazelnuts Zucchini, green pea, feta, & mint paté and zucchini with tarragon and hazelnuts By Out of the Ordinary 08/28/12 22:35 It can be hard to stay cheerful when you’re a waitress. Many restaurant patrons are as needy and particular as toddlers, and they’re not always nice about making their needs known. I slip into horribly bitchy crankiness sometimes, as a … Continue reading...
Grilled vegetables and pecan tarragon sauce Grilled vegetables and pecan tarragon sauce By Out of the Ordinary 07/01/12 16:44 We’ve been watching the Olympic trials at work, on a big television above the bar. The sound is turned all the way down, and for some reason, in this way, it becomes the most beautiful drama. The expressions on the … Continue reading →
Kale & chickpeas with orange and tarragon Kale & chickpeas with orange and tarragon By Out of the Ordinary 06/01/12 22:12 Today is our anniversary! David and I have been married sixteen years. It’s gone so fast! These years have become such a long, strong part of my memory, of my happiness, of my life – of who we are. I … Continue reading →
Baked asparagus custard with arugula and tarragon Baked asparagus custard with arugula and tarragon By Out of the Ordinary 04/05/12 18:22 Yesterday morning I was feeling a little tired and discouraged. I decided to tag along with David on a bike ride up the towpath that runs between the river and the canal. I pedaled along, looking at the pebbly path, … Continue reading →
Beet & Cauliflower soup with tarragon & smoked paprika Beet & Cauliflower soup with tarragon & smoked paprika By Out of the Ordinary 03/18/12 23:10 Imagine, if you will, that you’re camping. You wake up in the morning and step out of your tent. Everything is damp and fragrant, and vividly glowing green. The ferns and grass and weeds are sweet and sharp, lemony and … Continue reading →
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