E4E recipes

Filiberto’s Nopales / Cactus Salad

Ingredients (serves 8) 4 cups [about 1.5 lbs.] chopped fresh nopales, with spines removed 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 large red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup fresh lime juice [opt: apple cider vinegar] 1/8 tsp red chile flakes 1 tsp salt 2 fresh tomato, diced 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup queso fresco, crumbled […]

Make/Dance Your Own Butter

We’d wanted to have a butter-making dance session at Wild Springs ever since hearing about this interactive art and aerobics exercise called Feel the Churn. People-powered local food, set to dance music? Count us in. You can do this in your own kitchen by turning up your favorite jam and shaking it to the beat. Ingredients […]

Vilay’s Laab

A recipe from Laos, from the kitchen of Vilay Ingredients (serves 8) 1.5 lbs. ground chicken 3/4 cup chicken broth 1 – 2 limes, juiced 1/2 cup mint 1/2 cup culantro 1/2 cup cilantro 1/2 cup very thinly sliced red onions 1 – 2 Tbs. fish sauce, to taste 1 Tbs., to taste, Laab Namtok […]

Banana Cream Pie [gluten-free]

What kind of pie doesn’t need to be baked? Sometimes creative challenges lead you to the most delicious solutions. We don’t have an oven at Bonnaroo, so instead of baking bread, we grill it. And instead of baking pie or other sweets, we make desserts that don’t need any oven time – like this banana […]

Sundried Tomato and Chevre Lasagna

We’ve heard reports that this lasagna made some staunch carnivores consider turning vegetarian. Ingredients (serves 8) Bechamel Sauce 8 T unsalted butter 1/4 cup red onions, minced 1/2 cup AP flour 5 cups whole milk 1 1/2 cups chevre 1 tsp ground nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste Tomato Sauce 12 sundried tomatoes 3 T. […]

Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Ingredients (serves 15) 2 T. brown sugar 2 T. kosher salt 2 T. fresh ground black pepper 1 T. paprika 6 lbs. bone-in pork shoulder [butt], skin removed 1/4 cup dijon mustard green onions or chives for garnish Equipment grill, tongs, electric roasters Directions Combine the brown sugar, salt, pepper, and paprika in a small […]

Parmesan Grits

A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet. And whether you call it “polenta” or “grits” [or a name of your own invention], a bowl of creamy, garlicky corn pudding just tastes good. Polenta is an flavorful, creamy base for just about anything – stews, sauces, sauteed vegetables, or our BBQ black eyed […]

Granola Bars

These granola bars can help you power through most anything. The recipe is very adaptive and invites you to play with it. For example, if you love almonds, swap out peanuts for almonds or any other nut.  A chocolate lover? Wait for the goop to cool and add in chocolate chips. Gluten free? Swap out […]

Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

This dish showcases wild rice, or Mahnomin in Ojibwe, a food that is sacred to Native Americans and indigenous to the lakes of northern Minnesota. When buying wild rice in your area, purchase wild harvested, not farmed rice [We love Native Harvest wild rice]. And honor each grain of wild rice by making sure you […]

Procrastinator’s Chocolate Cake

There are many things to love about this cake. Number 1: you can make it on short notice, whenever a chocolate craving hits, or you have unexpected guests, or you forgot you were supposed to bring something to that potluck. Number 2: you can make it with pantry staples, even when you’re out of milk […]

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