Michael Tusk's Crostone with Ricotta and Asian Pear and More Recipes

Staff Writer
Today's Weekly Recipe Review from the top food sections around the country

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

Check out our editors' picks for this week's top food section recipes.

LA Times
• A post-Purim treat: Haman's fingers, a pastry made with almonds, pine nuts, and walnuts.

NY Times
• No longer relegated to soup, miso can be used to spice up fish, steak, and veggies with miso butter, mayo, butterscotch, and more.

SF Chronicle
• Michael Tusk's (of Quince restaurant) crostone with ricotta, Asian pear, and spicy honey is a surefire way to start a party.

• Winter's rapidly disappearing, but slow cooker meals are good year-round. Warm up on a cold night with Mexican vegetable stew, made with guajillo chiles, allspice berries, chayote (Mexican squash), and other veggies.

Chicago Tribune
• This rainbow trout with flaxseed crust packs in the omega-3s — and doesn't skimp on taste.

Seattle Times
• A twist on the classic mashed potatoes, Amish potato filling includes bread cubes, celery, and onion for an extra kick.

Portland Press Herald
• Brooke Dojny's Maine seafood chowder is more than clams; the recipe includes a mix of white fish, Maine shrimp, and scallops for a true taste of the sea.

Washington Post
• For a quick meal, update the go-to quesadilla recipe with caramelized onions and horseradish cheese.

Kitchen Daily
Roasted raspberries
? It's possible, with Allegra McEvedy's recipe from Le Grand Cerf restaurant in the Champagne region of France.