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Bacon Quinoa with Almonds and Herbs

Ingredients 1/3 cup slivered almonds 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 thick slices of applewood-smoked bacon, cut into 1/4-inch dice 1 small shallot, minced 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups chicken stock 1 sage sprig 1 tablespoon minced chives 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground white pepper Preparation Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread … Continue reading

Braised Pine Nuts with Butternut Squash

Ingredients 1 small butternut squash (2 1/4 pounds) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cup Italian pine nuts (3 1/2 ounces) 1 large shallot, minced 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth Pinch of saffron threads Finely grated orange … Continue reading

Wild Mushroom Goulash

Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped 1 pound Hungarian wax peppers or Italian frying peppers—cored, seeded and chopped 1 1/2 pounds wild mushrooms, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 1/2 pounds cremini or white button mushrooms, quartered Salt Freshly ground pepper 4 garlic cloves, smashed 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/4 cup … Continue reading

Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Homemade Harissa

Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 ounces ancho chiles (about 4) stemmed and seeded 1 tablespoon smoked sweet paprika 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3 large garlic cloves, 1 clove mashed to a paste 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt One 3-pound lamb shoulder roast on the … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Stir Fry

Ingredients 2 or 3 large cloves garlic 2-inch piece fresh ginger root 3 scallions 1 pound sweet potato 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine or dry sherry 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce or tamari 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ½ teaspoon sugar 6 ounces ground pork 1 tablespoon canola or grapeseed oil Pinch crushed red pepper flakes Preparation … Continue reading

Layered Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomato Casserole

Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing and brushing 3 medium zucchini (1 1/2 pounds), sliced lengthwise 1/4 inch thick 2 long, narrow eggplants (1 1/2 pounds), peeled and sliced lengthwise 1/3 inch thick Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large shallot, minced 1 pound plum tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch dice 3 … Continue reading

Baked Acorn Squash with Chestnuts, Apples and Leeks

Ingredients 4 acorn squash (about 1 pound each), halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups diced celery 2 leeks, halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Curried Squash Galette

Ingredients For dough: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour Kosher salt and pepper 1 stick unsalted butter, frozen Ice water For filling: 1 pound butternut squash—peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 pound kabocha squash—peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 red onion, cut through the core into 1/2-inch wedges 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive … Continue reading

Broiled Fish with Lemon Curry Butter

Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 garlic cloves, finely grated or minced 1 ½ tablespoons minced thyme leaves 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder 1 ½ teaspoons grated ginger ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt, more as needed ¾ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest Ground black pepper, to taste 4 (6-ounce) blackfish, flounder or hake fillets Fresh lemon juice, for serving Dill fronds or fresh parsley, for serving Preparation Heat the broiler. In a small saucepan … Continue reading

Spicy Supercrunchy Fried Chicken

Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into serving pieces (or 8-10 drumstick and thigh parts), trimmed salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp. curry powder 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 2 tbsp. minced garlic 1 habanero pepper, stemmed, seeded, and minced, optional 1 egg 1 c. flour lard and butter combined, or vegetable oil lemon or lime wedges … Continue reading