Recipes — vegetables

Matt Curmi

Smoked Garlic Hummus

Smoked Garlic Hummus

Smoked garlic hummus with coriander flat bread, olives, and fresh vegetables. Serves – 4Total Time – 1 ½ hours Tip – Creamy and delicious, with plenty of punch from the garlic. Eat this as a dip or use it as an addition to all your salads and sandwiches. Ingredients For the hummus Cherrry Smoking Chips 2 heads Garlic 1 can Garbanzo Beans, drained 1 Tbsp Tahini ⅔ cup Olive Oil juice and zest of 1 Lemon 2 Tbsp Parsley For the Flatbread 2 cups Flour ½ tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Coriander Seed ½ cup Butter, melted ¾ cup Milk ½ Tbsp Oil Method Preheat a smoker to...

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Matt Curmi

Alder Planked Potato Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

Alder Planked Potato Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

Alder smoke has a subtle effect on Yukons and with the bright pesto this dish is hearty yet light. Serves – 4 Total Time – 45 minutes Tip – Toss the potatoes in the pesto while they are still warm. Ingredients Alder Grilling Planks 6 Yukon Potatoes 4 Carrots, peeled, with tops removed and set aside 2 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. Salt 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper 1 Bell Pepper ½ cup Pecans For the pesto Carrot Tops, about a cup ½ cup Olive Oil 1 Garlic Clove squeeze of Lemon juice pinch of Salt Method...

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Matt Curmi

Boom Boom Grilled Corn with Green Onions & Chili

Boom Boom Grilled Corn with Green Onions & Chili

Quick, simple and Szechuan spicy. Serves – 4 Time – 20 minutes Tip – To get the seasoning to stick well you can use any variety of oils, or butter, I always save my bacon fat and it is delicious on grilled corn. Ingredients 2 Tbsp. Boom Boom Chicken Spice Rub 4 ears of fresh Corn 1 Tbsp. Oil, Fat, or melted Butter 1 Habanero Chili, or chilis of choice, finely diced 2 Green Onions, sliced thin Radishes, sliced thin Limes Method Preheat grill to 500˚ F. Remove husk and silk from the corn cobs. Rub cobs all over with...

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Matt Curmi

Crispy Polenta with Boom Boom Sauce

Crispy Polenta with Boom Boom Sauce

The flavor of Boom Boom, delivers a blend of salt, sweet, and heat. The kick comes from Szechuan peppercorns which also give your tongue a little tingle. Serves – 4 Total Time – 30 minutesTip – Make the polenta in advance, it’s easier to cut when it’s cold and will sear up better too. Ingredients For the sauce 2 Tbsp. Boom Boom Spice Rub 3 Eggs ¾ cup mild Olive Oil 1 Lime, juice and zest For the Polenta 1 cup dry Polenta, uncooked. If you can’t find any, just use fine cornmeal 2 cups Half & Half 1 cup...

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