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 Post subject: What should I do with all this cilantro?
PostPosted: Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:24 pm 
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I have some pine nuts so I'm thinking at least one bunch will go into cilantro pesto, but the rest? I got three bunches in my CSA, what in the world can I do with it all?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:25 pm 
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Well my answer would have been pesto. Make it and freeze some for later.
Lots of mexican / southwerstern stuff.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:13 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:44 pm 
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Toward the bottom of this post, there's a recipe for recaito. Basically, it's a cilantro/pepper/onion/garlic mix that is used as a base for a lot of latin meals. It's fab. There's a similar recipe in Viva Vegan.
http://joyfulgirl415.blogspot.com/2010/03/puerto-rican-cooking-101.html

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joyfulgirl wrote:
Toward the bottom of this post, there's a recipe for recaito. Basically, it's a cilantro/pepper/onion/garlic mix that is used as a base for a lot of latin meals. It's fab. There's a similar recipe in Viva Vegan.
http://joyfulgirl415.blogspot.com/2010/03/puerto-rican-cooking-101.html


This is also good on falafel.

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Tonight I made the VWAV chipotle corn black bean stew. It uses about a cup of cilantro. So warming and tasty. Went over well with the BF and his mama.

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Skhug (aka zhug). It's a spicy Middle Eastern sauce with lots of cilantro and chilies.

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Catalina wrote:
Skhug (aka zhug). It's a spicy Middle Eastern sauce with lots of cilantro and chilies.



Ooh I like this idea, but what type of peppers? There are tons of hot green peppers.

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Rubella wrote:
Catalina wrote:
Skhug (aka zhug). It's a spicy Middle Eastern sauce with lots of cilantro and chilies.


Ooh I like this idea, but what type of peppers? There are tons of hot green peppers.

I've seen recipes that call for green so they would definitely work. Here is a recipe.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:12 pm 
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Tonight I made the VWAV chipotle corn black bean stew. It uses about a cup of cilantro. So warming and tasty. Went over well with the BF and his mama.


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Cilantro is my favorite, I would just make wraps and put a handful in each one.

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 Post subject: Re: What should I do with all this cilantro?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:15 am 
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Catalina wrote:
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Catalina wrote:
Skhug (aka zhug). It's a spicy Middle Eastern sauce with lots of cilantro and chilies.


Ooh I like this idea, but what type of peppers? There are tons of hot green peppers.

I've seen recipes that call for green so they would definitely work. Here is a recipe.



No I mean like jalapenos are green, anaheims are green, serranos are green, I need something more specific!

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Cilantro ice cream! I also saw something that was like a mojito but made with cilantro instead of mint.

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i recently made smashed sweet potatoes and added a ton of cilantro. it was very good.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:44 am 
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throw it away.

yeah that's right, I'm a cilantro hater! let the controversy begin!

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Cilantro jalapeno hummus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Agreed! Or guacamole.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 7:56 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 1:15 am 
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I know you mentioned pesto, but my *favorite* cilantro pesto uses pistachios instead of pinenuts and you also put in garlic and jalepeno peppers and (of course) olive oil and salt. I make big batches and freeze. Then I can thaw out what I want and later use it for soups, in burritos, etc. Yummm!!


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:03 am 
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throw it away.

yeah that's right, I'm a cilantro hater! let the controversy begin!


Right there with you. Maybe you could wash your dishes with it, because that's what it takes like it'd be good for.


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