Snicker Doodles Ingredients: 4 dozen 1/2 cup salted butter, softened 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar 2 medium eggs 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. InContinue reading
Beef Bourguignonne Pot Pie Ingredients: SERVINGS: 6 3 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup plus 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour, plus more Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1½ pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 2″ pieces 3 slices bacon cut into ¼” pieces 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium leek, white and pale-green partsContinue reading
French Onion Soup INGREDIENTS: SERVINGS: 4 Veal Stock 6 pounds veal neck or beef bones 1 tablespoon grapeseed or vegetable oil 2 large onions, chopped 6 celery stalks, chopped 1 pound carrots, peeled, chopped ¼ cup tomato paste 1 head of garlic, halved crosswise 4 sprigs thyme 1 bay leaf Soup And Assembly 3 tablespoonsContinue reading
Espresso Hot Chocolate INGREDIENTS: SERVINGS: 4 3 cups whole milk 3 tablespoons crushed cinnamon sticks (preferably Ceylon) 8 ounces semisweet chocolate (preferably Scharffen Berger), finely chopped 3 tablespoons demerara or granulated sugar Pinch of kosher salt ½ cup espresso PREPARATION: Lightly sweetened whipped cream and chocolate-covered espresso beans (for serving; optional) Bring milk and cinnamon to aContinue 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
Ciabatta French Toast with Warm Apple Maple Syrup INGREDIENTS: Yield: Serves 6 1/4 cup apple cider 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 2 cups sliced McIntosh apples 1/4 cup maple syrup 6 (2-ounce) slices ciabatta bread 3 ounces Gruyère cheese, cut into thin slices 1/2 cup fat-free milk 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon freshly groundContinue reading
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