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John Somerall

John Somerall is a professional recipe tester and developer in Dotdash Meredith's food studios and test kitchens. After graduating from culinary school, John worked in various fine-dining restaurants around the country for 10 years before becoming a member of the Dotdash Meredith Food Studios Test Kitchen team, where he tests and develops recipes for multiple Dotdash Meredith brands.
Green Tomato Jam
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This green tomato jam is moderately sweet, with the lemon juice and zest enhancing the natural acidity of the green tomatoes. The sugar helps to sweeten the jam just enough without being overpowering, and helps to thicken the jam with the pectin from the tomatoes.
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Green Tomato Relish
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This green tomato relish is moderately sweet and acidic and has lots of savory green tomato flavor. The onion and red bell pepper add color and round out the flavor. Try this easy relish paired with cheese or charcuterie or as a topping for a hot dog.
Green Tomato Salsa
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This super-simple green tomato salsa has lots of savory tomato flavor and just a touch of heat from the jalapeño. Cumin adds just enough complexity to this easy green salsa.
These smashed artichoke hearts are crispy with a tender, almost flaky interior and are just firm enough to dip in the bright and fresh lemon-dill aioli.
These homemade oven-dried strawberries have a deeply fruity, sweet-tart flavor you can savor just by turning on your oven. Enjoy them on their own, add them to trail mix or use them as a topping to yogurt or ice cream.
Learn how to dry mushrooms in the oven, from shiitake mushrooms to cremini mushrooms.
In this healthy dinner recipe, ground beef and potatoes are paired with colorful veggies, including kale, tomato and peppers. Everything is cooked in one skillet, which allows for layers of flavor to build quickly while also cutting back on the number of dishes.
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Lobster Mac & Cheese
Rating: Unrated
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In this healthy twist on lobster mac and cheese, we add a secret ingredient to the cheese sauce: cauliflower. The cauliflower blends into the cheese sauce so you won't even realize you're eating a vegetable. Serve this impressive main dish for a dinner party or holiday meal.
The grill imparts a wonderful smoky flavor to this easy grilled lobster tail recipe with lots of fresh flavor from tarragon and parsley. The drawn butter is great for dipping into with sweet and tender lobster meat.
In this healthy dinner recipe, ground beef and potatoes are paired with colorful veggies, including kale, tomato and peppers. Everything is cooked in one skillet, which allows for layers of flavor to build quickly while also cutting back on the number of dishes.
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Rating: Unrated
New!
In this healthy twist on lobster mac and cheese, we add a secret ingredient to the cheese sauce: cauliflower. The cauliflower blends into the cheese sauce so you won't even realize you're eating a vegetable. Serve this impressive main dish for a dinner party or holiday meal.
The grill imparts a wonderful smoky flavor to this easy grilled lobster tail recipe with lots of fresh flavor from tarragon and parsley. The drawn butter is great for dipping into with sweet and tender lobster meat.
Drawn Butter
Rating: Unrated
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Drawn butter, otherwise known as clarified butter, is butter from which the milk solids have been removed, intensifying the flavor and leaving a clear, yellow liquid behind that's perfect for dipping.
20-Minute Honey-Glazed Salmon
Rating: Unrated
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The perfect amount of honey and heat glazes salmon fillets in this ultra-quick dinner. Toss together a side salad while the fish broils to complete your meal. We love the crispy skin on this salmon but if you prefer skinless fillets, those work great too.
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