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Simple Mirepoix and Sautéed Chicken with Mirepoix

The definition of mirepoix in its core is a ratio of three vegetables used in classic French cooking. They are a trio of aromatic vegetables. These vegetables are a combination of carrots, celery, and onion. Combined, these three vegetables…

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes   Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Lemon  Zest One 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, cleaned 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped Grated zest and juice of…

Mirepoix Recipes

Mirepoix Base A common, quick way to cook mirepoix is to brown the onions and carrots together on medium-high heat (sauté) and then add the celery, cooking until soft. This develops a deeper flavor profile, and is especially delicious in soups.…

Butternut Squash Recipes

Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna FOR THE FILLING 2 large butternut squashes (about 2 pounds each), halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 stick unsalted butter,…

Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna

Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna 2 teaspoons poppy seeds 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch half-moons (6 cups) 3 celery…

Red Potato Salad

Red Potato Salad 2 lbs. red potatoes, scrubbed 6 eggs, boiled & chopped 1 lb bacon, fried & crumbled 1 onion, chopped (or use green onions) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 1⁄2cups mayonnaise 1⁄2cup sour cream …

Mixed Bread Thanksgiving Stuffing

Mixed Bread Thanksgiving Stuffing 1 loaf Cornbread (see Skillet Cornbread Recipe below) 1 loaf Italian Bread, Such As Ciabatta 1 loaf French Bread 1 whole Large Onion Or 2 Medium Onions, Diced 5 stalks Celery, Diced 1/2 bunch…

Herb and Apple Stuffing

Herb and Apple Stuffing 2 loaves French bread (baguettes) 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 2 c. chopped celery 2 c. chopped onions 2 tart apples 2 tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1½ tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves …

Easy Dairy Free Butternut Squash Soup

Easy, Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 celery rib, chopped (about 3/4 cup) 1 carrot, chopped (about 3/4 cup) 2 Tbsp. butter 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped, seeds discarded…

Lentil Soup with Parsley Root and Carrots

Lentil Soup with Parsley Root and Carrots 1 lb Dried lentils, -washed and drained 1/4   c Lard, bacon drippings, -or oil 2 md Onions or leeks, chopped 1 parsley root or parnsip, chopped 2 md Carrots, sliced 1 c Sliced fennel…

Celery and Fennel Gratin

Celery and Fennel Gratin Creamy fennel sauce 1 medium fennel bulb, cut into small dice 6 filets of anchovies packed in oil and minced 3 tbsp. of butter ¼ tsp. white pepper ¼ tsp. fennel seed 2 tbsp. flour 1 ¼ cups…

Shaved Celery and Fennel Salad

Shaved Celery and Fennel Salad ¼ cup pine nuts 1 large fennel bulb, very thinly sliced 6 celery stalks, very thinly sliced ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender stems 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons…