Vinegar-Glazed Butternut Squash Pasta Salad

Ingredients One 2-pound butternut squash—peeled, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch pieces (6 cups) 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon honey Kosher salt Pepper 3/4 pound whole-wheat fusilli 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon unrefined hazelnut oil 1 head of Treviso or 1/2 a small head of radicchio, thinly sliced 1/2 cup … 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

Indian Tomato Mint Salad

Ingredients 6 large ripe tomatoes, diced about 1/2″ 4 spring onions (or yellow onions, shallots), finely chopped 1 large handful fresh mint leaves, finely minced juice of 1 – 2 lemons salt and pepper cayenne pepper Preparation Place tomatoes and onions into a bowl. Juice the lemons. Grind salt and pepper to taste into the … 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

Garden Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 small red onion, diced 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar 2 tsp. sugar salt 1/4 c. olive oil 1 15-oz. can white beans, drained and rinsed 3/4 lb. green beans, trimmed and halved 2 tbsp. chopped parsley 2 tbsp. chopped chives pepper Preparation Soak the onion in water for 10 minutes. Drain and pat … Continue reading

Southwest Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2/3 c. mayonnaise 1/3 c. sour cream 1/4 c. cilantro, chopped 2 tbsp. milk 2 tbsp. lime juice 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced 1 tsp. salt 7 oz bowtie pasta, cooked, rinsed, and drained 2 lg. tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into sticks 1 zucchini, quartered length-wise and sliced … 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

Moroccan Salad

Ingredients For salad: 2 small eggplants 1 tsp. salt 2 tomatoes, cut in large dice 4 scallions, sliced thin 1 cucumber, cut in large dice 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/4 c. parsley, minced spinach leaves yogurt for topping For dressing: 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tbsp. lemon juice 3 … Continue reading

Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef 2 tbsp. plus 2 teaspoons water 1/2 tsp. baking soda 2 1/2 lb russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ chunks 4 tbsp. butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 1 egg yolk 8 scallions, green parts only, sliced thin 2 tsp. vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 4 oz. white mushrooms, chopped 1 tbsp. … Continue reading

Tacos al Pastor

Ingredients 16 tortillas de maiz 800g (1.5 lbs) pork butt 1/2 pineapple 1 lg. onion 1 bunch cilantro 8 limes salt For the axiote marinade: juice of 2 oranges 300g ground axiote (powder) 10 dry chiles guajillos 1 medium size onion 3 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp white pepper 1 cup white vinegar 1 stick … Continue reading