Homemade Mac & Cheese with Mushrooms

Homemade Mac & Cheese with Mushrooms

1/2 cup butter 10 ounces sliced crimini or white mushrooms 1/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon cayenne (optional) 2 cups milk 3 cups shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, provolone, gouda or a mix) 1/2 pound elbow macaroni, cooked to al dente (not crunchy but not soft) Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. […]

White Pizza with Brussels Sprout and Pancetta

White Pizza with Brussels Sprout and Pancetta

1 pound Brussels sprouts, quartered 1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1/4 cup shredded parmesan 2 ounces diced pancetta 1 pizza crust, uncooked, rolled out and placed on foil Olive oil, salt, pepper Heat oven to 450F. Line a sheet pan with foil. Toss Brussels sprouts with oil and season with salt, […]

One-Pan Bratwurst and Vegetables with Gravy

One-Pan Bratwurst and Vegetables with Gravy

1 head green cabbage, cored and chopped 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 onions, peeled and sliced 1 pound bratwurst 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons flour Olive oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage with oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper and spread […]

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar (for crisper cookies) or light brown sugar (for softer cookies) 1 egg 1/4 cup plain M&Ms Coarse sea salt or kosher salt Heat oven to 350F.  In a bowl, stir together the peanut butter, sugar and egg until combined. Stir in M&Ms. Scoop out 1-inch balls […]

District 9 the place to be for good food

District 9 the place to be for good food

By Sara Newberry It’s exciting to see poorly-used centers get revitalized and become neighborhood destinations instead of sad empty eyesores. It started a few years ago at the intersection of Garland and Peavy with Goodfriend, 20 Feet and now Hello Dumpling and GAPC.  Now White Rock Center at the corner of Lake Highlands and Buckner […]

Quick Thai Green Curry Salmon

Quick Thai Green Curry Salmon

1 (13.5-ounce) can unshaken unsweetened coconut milk, cream and milk separated 1/3 cup Thai green curry paste 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce 1 tablespoon turbinado or light brown sugar 1 cup water 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 cups green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths 3 Roma or hothouse tomatoes, chopped 4 salmon fillets (about 6 […]

Red Posole with Pork

Red Posole with Pork

6 guajillo chiles 6 ancho chiles 2 chipotle chiles 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 pound prepared carnitas, or 1 pound pork shoulder, cooked and shredded 2 (28-ounce) can hominy, drained and rinsed 4 cups chicken stock Salt and pepper  Shredded cabbage, diced white onion and lime wedges for garnish Stem and seed chiles and combine […]

White Bean Soup with Kale and Sausage

White Bean Soup  with Kale and Sausage

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 4 cups dry white beans, quick-soaked per package directions 1 pound andouille sausage, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 bunch kale, stems removed and cut into 1/2-inch strips 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes 6 cups chicken broth Salt and pepper […]

Marinara Pot Roast

Marinara Pot Roast

1 (3-pound) beef chuck roast 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup dry red wine or beef broth 2 onions, cut into wedges 12 ounces baby carrots  10 ounces sliced white or cremini mushrooms 1 (24-ounce) jar marinara sauce Salt and pepper Flour, for dredging Egg noodles, for serving Season roast with salt and pepper, then […]

Quick Street Corn

Quick Street Corn

2 cups frozen roasted corn 1/4 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon lime juice or to taste 1/2 cup cotija cheese, plus more for garnish Chopped cilantro and chili powder, for garnish Salt In a microwave-safe bowl, heat corn in the microwave until hot. Stir in sour cream and lime juice, then stir in cheese. Season […]

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