Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

1 cup basmati rice, rinsed and soaked for 30 minutes 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 large pinch saffron 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 3 tablespoons ghee  1/2 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 4 green cardamom pods 1 teaspoon cinnamon  2 bay leaves 1 yellow onion, thinly […]

Butternut Squash Turkey Chili

Butternut Squash Turkey Chili

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground turkey 2 cups diced butternut squash  1/4 cup chili powder 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 (14-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 3 cups chicken stock  1 (14-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup corn kernels  Salt and pepper to taste […]

Roasted Delicata and Tomatoes

Roasted Delicata and Tomatoes

1 delicata squash, halved, seeded, and sliced into 1/2-inch-thick slices 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 pints cherry tomatoes  Salt and pepper Heat oven to 425F. Line sheet pan with foil or parchment. In a bowl combine squash and oil and toss to coat. Spread into a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Add tomatoes to […]

Beef Ribs Stroganoff

Beef Ribs Stroganoff

3 pounds country-style beef ribs 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 onions, sliced 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 teaspoon paprika 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced 1 cup red wine 2 cups beef broth 3/4 cup sour cream  Salt and pepper  Egg noodles, for serving  Season beef ribs with salt and pepper. In a multi cooker heat […]

Gochujang Brussels Sprouts

Gochujang Brussels Sprouts

1/2 cup Korean gochujang. 3 tablespoons  vegetable oil, divided   1/4 cup coconut aminos   3 tablespoons honey  1 pound Brussels sprouts, quartered  Whisk together gochujang, 1 tablespoon oil, coconut aminos, and honey in a small mixing bowl. Season with salt.  Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining oil to the pan, […]

Chocolate Crepes with Whipped Cream and Berries

Chocolate Crepes with Whipped Cream and Berries

2 large eggs 1 cup whole milk 1/3 cup water 3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter, plus more for brushing pan Whipped cream and berries, for serving Combine eggs, milk, water, flour, cocoa powder, sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons melted butter in […]

Chicken with Oyster Mushrooms and Fennel

Chicken with Oyster Mushrooms and Fennel

4 chicken thighs 2 garlic cloves, sliced 2 fennel bulbs, thinly sliced, fronds reserved for garnish 1 pound oyster mushrooms, torn into small pieces 3/4 cup heavy cream Oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 350F.  Heat 2 tablespoons oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place […]

Creamed Kale and Tomatoes

Creamed Kale  and Tomatoes

1 tablespoon  unsalted butter 1 shallot, thinly sliced  2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pint cherry  tomatoes, halved 10 ounces baby kale 1/2 cup heavy cream  Kosher salt and black pepper  In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add shallots and cook, stirring, until soft, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds, then […]

Balsamic and Rosemary Marinated Steak

Balsamic and Rosemary Marinated Steak

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil  3 garlic cloves, sliced 2 sprigs rosemary, minced  1 teaspoon ground black pepper  2 strip steaks, about 16 ounces each Kosher salt Combine all ingredients except steaks in a resealable plastic bag and squeeze the bag to mix. Add steaks and turn to coat. Seal and refrigerate […]

Greek-Style Quinoa Pilaf

Greek-Style Quinoa Pilaf

2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped  1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup rinsed quinoa  1 1/4 cups water  5 cups baby spinach (5 ounces)  1/2 cup crumbled feta Salt and pepper  In a large deep skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook until beginning to […]