Smash Burgers

February 09, 2024

Why smash? The patty gets crispier, and more flavorful. The topping to burger ratio improves- and the whole experience just gets better!  AKUA SMASHED BURGERS// with caramelized onions, cheese and "secret" sauce. Akua Kelp Burgers (we used the kid friendly patty, so went double decker bc they are smaller)  If using a regular veggie burger patty, we'd recommend just one.  Pan fry burgers in olive oil, flip - then smash using something heat resistant with a flat bottom. (Helpful to coat the bottom with olive oil) . Continue to cook, add cheese when the burger is almost done. We used Chao Creamery cheese. Caramelized Onions//   1/2 sweet white onion, sliced into rings 2-3 tbsp olive oil  1 tbsp tamari  Splash of maple syrup...

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Sweet + Spicy Crispy Rice, with Kabocha Squash and Kale

November 15, 2023

2 cups pre cooked (leftover) rice (white, jasmine or basmati are faves) 2 tsp red curry paste  2 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp olive oil  2 tsp fish sauce or vegan fish sauce (optional) Pinch of sea salt  This is the perfect dish for leftover rice. In fact, it's best with leftover rice! Mix all ingredients and spread thinly on a baking sheet. Bake on 350 for 25 minutes. Stir halfway.  1 head of kale, stems removed, chopped and lightly steamed (5 min) 1 small kabocha squash, seeded and cut into 1 in pieces . Sprinkle with a little sea salt and steam for about 10 minutes until soft enough to be pierced with a fork, but not mushy.  Honey Mustard Dressing//...

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