Beef Stroganoff Ingredients: SERVINGS: 4 7 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 pound maitake mushrooms, torn into large pieces 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 pound roast beef tenderloin, cut into 1×1-inch pieces 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 4 cups low-sodium chicken stock 1 cupContinue reading
Greens and Cheese Lasagna Ingredients: SERVINGS: 12 Béchamel 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk, warmed 2½ cups grated Parmesan Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper Lasagna And Assembly 12 ounces lasagna noodles Kosher salt ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for pans 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 bunches collardContinue reading
Coconut-Lime Snowballs INGREDIENTS: 12 ounces white chocolate, chopped ¼ cup virgin coconut oil 1 13.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk 1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¾ teaspoon kosher salt 1½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 250°. Combine white chocolate and coconut oil inContinue 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
Radish Yogurt with Pine Nuts INGREDIENTS: 8 medium radishes, very thinly sliced Kosher salt 1 tablespoon pine nuts 1¼ cups low-fat plain Greek yogurt ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus more for serving 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided Freshly ground black pepper Cucumber spears (for serving) PREPARATION: Toss radishes in a small bowl with a couple pinches of salt. LetContinue reading
Thyme-Roasted Walnuts INGREDIENTS: SERVINGS: 8 2 cups walnuts, very coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped thyme ½ teaspoon kosher salt PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 350°. Toss walnuts, oil, thyme, and salt on a rimmed baking sheet until salt and thyme are evenly distributed. Bake until walnuts are golden brown and fragrant, 10–15 minutes.
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
Fennel Gratin with Walnut-Thyme Breadcrumbs INGREDIENTS: SERVINGS: 4 2 pounds fennel bulbs (about 4 small), thinly sliced lengthwise 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 cup 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 2 tablespoons thyme leaves, divided Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1½ cups very coarse 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 ounce finely grated ParmesanContinue reading
Crispy Chicken Thighs with Bacon and Wilted Escarole INGREDIENTS: 4 large skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 1½ pounds Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 slices bacon, coarsely chopped 1 shallot, finely chopped ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, plus more for serving 1 head of escarole, torn into large pieces 1 lemon, quartered PREPARATION: Season chicken with salt and pepper. HeatContinue reading
Spicy Shrimp with Pan-Seared Romaine and Chickpea Puree INGREDIENTS: Yield: CHICKPEA PUREE One 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup lebneh or plain Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt ROMAINE AND SHRIMP 1/4 cup grapeseed or other neutral oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegarContinue reading
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