Lacinato with Tomatoes and Mushrooms

Lacinato with Tomatoes and Mushrooms

3 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 ounces crimini  mushrooms, sliced  1 onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced  1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1-pint grape tomatoes, halved  1/2 cup chicken broth 2 bunches lacinato kale, cut into 1-inch ribbons Salt and pepper  In a large skillet, heat oil until hot. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring, until wilted, […]

Braised Oxtails

Braised Oxtails

3 pounds oxtails 3 tablespoons vegetable oil  3 slices thick cut bacon, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces 1 onion, diced  1 carrot, diced  2 stalks celery, diced  1/4 cup tomato paste 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups red wine 1 cup beef stock  One (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes Salt and pepper  Heat oven […]

Pork in Tomatillo Sauce

Pork in Tomatillo Sauce

About 3 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces 8 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and halved 1 white onion, peeled and cut into 6 wedges 2 serranos, seeded 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 bunch cilantro 3 tablespoons vegetable oil  Salt and pepper In a stockpot, combine pork and water to cover.  Season with salt […]

Carrot Snacking Cake

Carrot Snacking Cake

Cake: 1 1/3 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cloves 3 large eggs 2/3 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup crushed pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting:  8 ounces cream cheese, room […]

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

Meatballs: 1/2-pound ground beef  1/2-pound Italian sausage 1 small onion, diced  1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs 1 egg 2 tablespoons parsley 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan  1/2-teaspoon kosher salt Soup:  2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 2 carrots, peeled and diced 2 stalks celery, diced  1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 8 cups chicken […]

Congee with Ground Pork

Congee with Ground Pork

2 cups jasmine rice 6 cups chicken stock 6 cups water, or as needed 1-inch piece of ginger, sliced 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 shallots. sliced 1 pound ground pork 3 green onions, thinly sliced Salt and pepper, to taste In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine rice, stock, water and ginger. Season with […]

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 1 pound ground beef 1 (1.3-ounce) package taco seasoning 1 (4-ounce) can green chiles 1 (28-ounce) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes 4 cups chicken stock 1 (14-ounce) can black beans 2 cups frozen corn Avocado and shredded cheese, for garnish Salt and pepper, to taste In a Dutch oven […]

Brown Butter Honey Cookies

Brown Butter Honey Cookies

3 1/4 cups flour. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for topping cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Heat oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. In a mixing […]

Miso Roasted Potatoes

Miso Roasted Potatoes

1/2 cup white miso 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted 2 pounds small red potatoes, halved Kosher salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. Line a sheet pan with parchment or foil.  In a large bowl, whisk together miso and butter. Add potatoes and toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer on prepared […]

Guinness Beef Stew

Guinness Beef Stew

1 pound beef stew meat 1/2 cup flour 3 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced thyme 1 teaspoon minced rosemary 2 parsnips, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, sliced 1 cup Guinness or other stout beer 3 cups beef stock […]