Sweet Potato Pie with Candied Pecans and Coconut Extra-vibrant garnet yams lend bright color and silky texture to this special holiday pie. Regular sweet potatoes are also delicious in this recipe and just as sweet and moist, but the color of the filling will be a little more muted INGREDIENTS: Yield: 8-10 Servings Crust: 1Continue reading
Stewed Collard Greens Cajun seasoning adds a kick to tender collard greens while the cider vinegar and hot sauce give this Kwanzaa side a tangy twist. Directions: Cook 4 slices chopped bacon in a large pot until crisp; drain on paper towels. Add 1 diced onion and 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning to the pot withContinue reading
Chocolate Peppermint Brownies INGREDIENTS: 2 sticks unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, plus more for greasing 1 pound bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 teaspoons pure peppermint extract 4 large eggs 1 3/4 cups packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 4 candy canes, crushed (1/3 cup) PREPARATION: Preheat the ovenContinue reading
Eggnog Ice Cream INGREDIENTS: YIELD: 1 quart 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup sugar 1 pint whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 3 ounces bourbon PREPARATION: In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the egg yolks and sugar until the yolks lighten in color and the sugar is completelyContinue reading
Christmas Stuffing with Bacon INGREDIENTS: — 10-12 servings 8 ounces applewood- smoked bacon, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces Rice: 4 1/2 cups low-salt chicken broth 3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 1 1/4 cups short-grain brown rice 1 1/4 cups wild rice Vegetables: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil One 14-ounceContinue reading
Brisket This Hanukkah main has it all: beefy, tender brisket with a rich tomato flavor, and flavorful vegetables braised in red wine and brisket juices. INGREDIENTS: Yield: 8 servings One 4-pound beef brisket, preferably first cut, trimmed of excess fat Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion,Continue reading
Potato-Kasha Knishes Have you had enough latkes? Try another delicious Jewish potato dish, the knish. INGREDIENTS: YIELD : 6 Knishes For the Dough: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing Kosher salt 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold seltzer 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegarContinue reading
Chicken Soup with Sofrito and Herbed Matzo Balls On a chilly Hanukkah night, what’s better than a steaming bowl of matzo ball soup? INGREDIENTS: YIELD: 10-12 Servings Saffron matzo balls: 8 large eggs 2 teaspoons canola oil 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup chicken fat, melted (schmaltz), plus 2 tablespoons, for optional garnish 1/4Continue reading
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