Filed under Entrée

Pastitsio

Ingredients 1 lb. thick macaroni 7 tbsp olive oil 2 vegetable stock cubes (optional) 1 lg. onion, finely chopped 1 lg. clove garlic 2 lb. minced meat (half pork and half beef, or lamb, etc.) 2 tsps dried mint, rubbed 1 tsp oregano Freshly ground pepper 1 cup pureed tomatoes 1 tsp tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

Corn and Shrimp Fritters

Ingredients 3/4 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more to taste 3/4 cup corn flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning 1 large egg 1 cup buttermilk 4 scallions, thinly sliced 1 red or green jalapeño, seeded, finely chopped 1/2 pound small shrimp, peeled, … Continue reading

Foul Moudamas

Ingredients 2 15 ounce cans cooked small fava beans 1 tablespoon ground cumin 4 cloves garlic, mashed ½ cup lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 2 ripe tomatoes, diced 1 bunch parsley, finely chopped salt and pepper to taste Preparation Pour the cooked fava beans with the liquid into … Continue reading

Butter Chicken

Ingredients 1 ½ cups full-fat Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 ½ tablespoons ground turmeric 2 tablespoons garam masala 2 tablespoons ground cumin 3 pounds chicken thighs, on the bone ¼ pound unsalted butter 4 teaspoons neutral oil, like vegetable or canola oil 2 medium-size yellow onions, peeled and diced 4 cloves garlic, peeled … Continue reading

Summer Farro Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small yellow onion, quartered 1 small carrot, halved 1 celery rib, halved 12 ounces farro (1 3/4 cups) 5 cups water Kosher salt 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar Freshly ground pepper 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 small seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly … Continue reading

Lemon Butter Chicken

Ingredients 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 1 tbsp. smoked paprika 3 tbsp. butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 c. chicken broth 1/2 c. heavy cream 1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp. dried thyme 2 c. baby spinach, chopped Preparation Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Season chicken thighs with paprika, salt and … Continue reading

Indian Vegetable Curry

Ingredients 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 ½ teaspoons garam masala ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 c. chopped onion 3/4 lb. potatoes, cut into 1/2″ pieces 3 cloves garlic, pressed 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger 1 – 1 ½ serrano chiles, minced 1 tbsp. tomato paste ½ head cauliflower, florets (4 c.) 1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes, blended … Continue reading

Thai Coconut Soup

Ingredients 1 tsp. vegetable oil 3 stalks lemon grass, sliced thin 3 large shallots, chopped 8 sprigs fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 3 tbsp. fish sauce 4 c. chicken broth 2 14 oz. cans coconut milk 1 tbsp. sugar ½ lb. white mushrooms, cut into 1/4″ slices 1 lb. pork tenderloin, halved lengthwise, sliced into 1/8″ thick … Continue reading

Lentil Soup with Chorizo

Ingredients 1 lb. lentils 1 onion 5 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ lb. Spanish chorizo 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces 3 tbsp. parsley 7 c. water 3 tbsp. sherry vinegar 2 bay leaves ⅛ tsp. ground cloves 2 tbsp. smoked paprika 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour Preparation Place … Continue reading

Chicken-Fried Ribs

Ingredients For ribs: About 6 cups vegetable oil 2 racks baby back ribs (about 1 pound each), cut into ribs 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups panko For mustard sauce: 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 Kirby cucumber, coarsely grated 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard … Continue reading