Chef Andrea Reusing riffs on gumbo here, creating a hearty stew that's dense with spinach and mustard greens.
Chef Andrea Reusing makes every part of these lovely basked Alaskas from scratch—even the graham crackers for the base. She says it's OK to use store-bought grahams, though, and also says that if making homemade ice cream isn't your thing, you can sub in a good prepared brand. Slideshow: More Strawberry Recipes
At The Durham Hotel, a new hotel in Durham, North Carolina, chef Andrea Reusing’s menu is built around sustainable seafood. Here, she pairs a leaner sockeye salmon with a creamy cucumber salad that mimics the cooling anise flavors of her favorite Thai dishes. Slideshow: More Seafood Recipes
Chef Andrea Reusing of The Durham Hotel in Durham, North Carolina, uses peak-season black plums to give the rich syrup in this cocktail its striking deep-purple color. "I just want a cashmere sweater in that color!" she says.
Here, chef Andrea Reusing of The Durham Hotel in Durham, North Carolina, grills country-style pork ribs for a supersimple weeknight meal. The boneless ribs are easy to cook, full of flavor and incredibly cheap. “I’m almost wary to tell people about them!” she says. Slideshow: More Ribs Recipes
This crowd-pleasing dish from chef Andrea Reusing of sweet sea scallops with a rich curry sauce and refreshing mint-and-grapefruit salad is so flavorful, it seems like hours of work went into it. In reality, the from-scratch curry sauce is ready in under an hour and can be made in advance. Slideshow: Fantastic Scallops Dishes
Most kimchi (Korean fermented pickles) use lots of red chile flakes and are bold and spicy. This is a white kimchi, which means it's made without the red chile. Some kimchi ferment for weeks, but Andrea Reusing lets these turnips pickle at room temperature for only two days. "It's really special to have something that's just starting to ferment," she says. "It's more about the flavor of the vegetable." More Pickled Vegetables
Chef Andrea Reusing combines her focus on local foods with her predilection for Asian flavors. In the tangy vinaigrette here, ume plum vinegar (available in the Asian foods aisle of most grocery stores) adds a lovely, salty edge that's delicious with tomatoes. A clever sauce made with toasted sesame seeds and miso gives the salad a nutty richness. More Tomato Recipes