Quick Butter Chicken

Quick Butter Chicken

2 tablespoons turmeric 2 teaspoons fenugreek 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon cardamom 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste 1/4 cup whole milk yogurt 2 pounds skinless boneless  chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 6 tablespoons butter 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1-inch piece ginger, […]

Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie layer. 1/2 cup unsalted butter 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Cheesecake layer 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/3 teaspoon salt Heat the oven to 350 F. Line 8×8 […]

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

Chicken and Andouille Gumbo

1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup flour  1 large yellow onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 4 stalks celery, diced 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 4 cups chicken stock 12 ounces […]

Braised Leeks with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette

Braised Leeks with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette

2 tablespoons  vegetable oil 4 leeks, trimmed and sliced in half lengthwise; rinse if necessary 1/4 cup white wine 1 cup chicken stock Juice of 2 lemons 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup capers, rinsed Salt and pepper Heat oil in a large skillet until hot. Add leeks, cut side down […]

Braised Chicken with Black Beans

Braised Chicken with Black Beans

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 6 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs 1 onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 bell peppers (red, yellow or orange), chopped 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Chopped cilantro and lime wedges, for garnish Rice, for serving Salt and pepper Heat […]

Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, thinly sliced  3 cloves garlic, minced  2 jalapeños, seeded and diced  6 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced  1 zucchini, thinly sliced  4 small red potatoes, cut into wedges  4 cups shredded cooked chicken 2 quarts chicken stock 1 cup frozen corn  Salt and pepper Diced avocado, for garnish  In […]

Buttered Leek Rice

Buttered Leek Rice

4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 leeks, white and light green parts halved and thinly sliced 2 cups jasmine rice, rinsed 2 1/2 cups chicken stock  2 tablespoons minced chives Salt to taste In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add leeks and stir until soft, about 2 minutes. Add rice and stir to coat […]

Roman Gnocchi with Tomato and Kalamata Sauce

Roman Gnocchi with Tomato and Kalamata Sauce

Gnocchi: 4 cups whole milk 1 cup semolina flour 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into  1/2-inch cubes 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese Kosher salt and freshly ground  black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil Tomato sauce: 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 shallot, minced   1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red […]

Tomato and Halloumi Farro Salad

Tomato and Halloumi  Farro Salad

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 ounces halloumi, sliced into ½-inch slices 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 3 large heirloom tomatoes, cored and diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/4 cup chopped mint leaves 8 ounces farro, cooked according to package directions, drained and cooled to room temperature Salt and pepper Heat oil […]

Spicy Honey Chicken and Broccoli

Spicy Honey Chicken  and Broccoli

3 tablespoons oil 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 pound broccoli florets 1 (6-ounce) jar chili onion crisp 1/4 cup honey Kosher salt and pepper Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add onion and stir-fry until soft, […]