Poblano Rayas with Corn and Tomatoes

Poblano Rayas with Corn  and Tomatoes

1 onion, thinly sliced 1 poblano pepper, seeded and sliced thin 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1 cup frozen corn 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 1/2 cup crumbled feta Oil, salt and pepper Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a heavy skillet over high heat until hot. Add onion and cook until softened and beginning to turn […]

Sirloin Steak with Arugula Chimichurri

Sirloin Steak with  Arugula Chimichurri

4 petite sirloin steaks 5 garlic cloves 2 cups arugula 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for cooking steak 1 teaspoon capers 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning steak 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, plus more for seasoning steak Season steaks with […]

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 4 tablespoons bacon fat or butter 1 shallot, sliced 1 cup frozen corn  2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar  1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper Salt and pepper  Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Heat bacon fat or butter until melted and add sprouts, cut side down. Cook without […]

Spicy Cucumber Salad

Spicy Cucumber Salad

6 Persian cucumbers 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons oil from chili-onion crisp, or to taste 3 scallions, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon chili-onion crisp, or to taste Crush the cucumbers with the side of the knife, then […]

Cumin Lamb Stir-Fry

Cumin Lamb Stir-Fry

2 pounds boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1-inch cubes 2  tablespoons soy sauce 2  tablespoons Shaoxing wine or dry sherry 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup ground cumin 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon crushed Sichuan peppercorns (optional) 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon minced ginger 5 cloves […]

Pulled Pork Hash

Pulled Pork Hash

4 small Yukon Gold potatoes, quartered and sliced thin 1 red onion, diced 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 2 cups chard, thinly sliced 2 cups leftover pulled pork or shredded brisket 4 eggs Vegetable oil Salt and pepper Place potatoes in a microwave safe container and steam until just tender, about 3 minutes. Meanwhile, heat […]

Banana Bread Foster

Banana Bread Foster

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup buttermilk 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed To flambé, optional  (per 4 slices):  2 tablespoons butter 2 […]

Quick Brisket Bites

Quick Brisket Bites

Rub: 1 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup chili powder 1/4 cup smoked salt or kosher salt 1 brisket (flat or point cut), about 3 pounds, cut into  1 1/2-inch chunks Sauce: 1/2 cup rub 1/2 cup brown sugar  1/4 cup tomato paste 1/4 cup cider vinegar Salt and pepper Whisk together rub ingredients. Remove […]

Slow Roasted Harissa Salmon

Slow Roasted Harissa Salmon

3/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup harissa 2 garlic cloves, grated 2 lemons 4 (6- to 8 ounce) salmon filets Salt and pepper Heat oven to 275F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or foil. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, harissa, garlic, and juice of 1 lemon.  Thinly slice second lemons and arrange […]

Beef Stew

Beef Stew

2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 yellow onion, diced  1 acorn or small butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch chunks 3 carrots, cut into 1-inch chunks  3 celery stalks, sliced 1/4 inch thick 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, stemmed and quartered  2 tablespoons tomato paste […]

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