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Salmon Baked in Tomato Confit Juice

  A few weeks ago we published a post for semi-confit tomatoes, a recipe that is repeated below. Once those tomatoes are done, don’t wash the pan. You have gold there. Olive oil scented with tomatoes, thyme, bay, and garlic. You could, of course, add some onion, too. Take that pan, put in a hunk…

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Semi-Confit Tomatoes

“Cook until they collapse.” Tomato confit is made by roasting tomatoes until they literally begin to fall apart. That “cooked” mixture can be used many ways, say for pasta sauce. Now, semi-confit tomatoes are cooked for a much shorter time. The physical integrity of the tomatoes remains intact. Which makes them perfect for tarts, salad,…

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Garlic Confit

The recipe for roast lamb in How to Roast a Lamb is perfectly delicious — as I described in an earlier blog. Given the book title, you would think the author, Michael Psilakis, would consider the lamb the most important recipe in his striking book. But it is one of the ingredients for that lamb…

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