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 […]

Horseradish-Crusted Rack of Lamb

Horseradish-Crusted Rack of Lamb

1 rack of lamb (about 1 and 1/2  pounds) 1/3 cup horseradish 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon minced rosemary Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Season lamb generously all over with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, stir together horseradish, mustard and rosemary and spread over […]

Sweet Potato-Chipotle Soup

Sweet Potato-Chipotle Soup

Soup: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced  1 teaspoon Mexican oregano 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and cubed 4 chipotle chiles plus 2 tablespoons adobo from 1 can of chipotles en adobo 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup heavy cream (or coconut cream to make […]

Green Beans with Mushrooms and Boursin

Green Beans with Mushrooms and Boursin

8 ounces cremini  mushrooms, sliced 1 pound green beans, ends trimmed 1 shallot, thinly sliced 1/2 round garlic and fine herbs boursin Vegetable oil Kosher salt and black pepper In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil until hot. Add mushrooms and cook until soft, about 6 minutes.  Meanwhile, steam green beans either in […]

Hot Honey Glazed Salmon

Hot Honey Glazed Salmon

1/4 cup hot honey 1/4 cup stone ground mustard Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets Kosher salt Heat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with foil. In a small bowl, stir together honey, mustard, lemon juice and chili flakes.  Lay salmon on prepared pan and season with […]

Five-Spice Roasted Delicata Squash

Five-Spice Roasted Delicata Squash

3 delicata squash, seeded and sliced into 1/2-inch slices 3 tablespoons  vegetable oil 2 tablespoons  five-spice powder Kosher salt and black pepper Heat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, toss squash with oil, then add five-spice and toss again. Season with salt and pepper and toss again.  Spread […]

Turkey and White Bean Stew

Turkey and White Bean Stew

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground turkey 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 quart chicken stock 2 (15-ounce) great northern beans 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 cup sour cream Salt and pepper Avocado, shredded cheese and green onions, for […]