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Chicken Cutlet Sandwich with Broccoli Rabe and Mozzarella (or Provolone)

Italian Chicken Cutlet with Broccoli Rabe and Mozzarella (or Provolone) 4 (4-6 ounces) chicken cutlets (about ½-inch thickness) 2 large eggs 2 splashes milk 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup all-purpose…

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

1 ½ cups fresh bread crumbs 2 teaspoons thyme leaves 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 pounds brussels sprouts, washed and trimmed (cut larger ones in two)  Salt and pepper 6 ounces…

Tuscan Bean, Escarole and Potato Soup

  1 large bunch escarole 2 pounds red-skinned potatoes 1 medium onion (yellow or white) 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic 2 quarts vegetable stock 1 bay leaf rind of a Romano cheese triangle (plus…

Peach, Tomato and Corn Salad

2 large or 3-4 medium tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges 1-2 peaches, diced (about 1 cup) 1 cup fresh corn kernels (from 2 small ears or 1 large ear) 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup Honey Vinaigrette 2 ounces feta or goat cheese, crumbled…

Quick Pickles

4-5 pickling cucumbers ½ cup water, at room temperature or cooler ½ cup rice vinegar or white or cider vinegar 1 ½ tablespoons maple syrup or sugar 1 ½ teaspoons fine sea salt ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional, for heat) 20 twists…

Black Pepper Chitarra with Zucchini and Garlic Scapes

2 medium zucchini, julienned 1 pound chitarra or spaghetti style pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil 10 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes, plus more for garnish 1 bunch garlic scapes, thinly sliced 1/4…

Easy Potato Soup with Cheddar, Bacon and Scallions

4 ounces full-fat cream cheese 1 medium yellow onion 2 medium stalks celery 3 cloves garlic 2 to 2 1/2 pounds potatoes 4 slices bacon (about 4 ounces) 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (32-ounce)…

Watermelon Radish and Arugula Salad

For the vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons blood orange juice (or other citrus) 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar like pinot noir 1 shallot, minced 1/2 teaspoon flaked sea salt 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil For the salad 5-6 cups of arugula 2-3…

Pressed Broccoli Rabe and Mozzarella Sandwiches

Kosher salt 12 ounces broccoli rabe (about 1 1/2 bunches), tough stems discarded, coarsely chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 large garlic cloves, minced Pinch red pepper flakes 1/4 cup green olives, pitted and finely chopped 1…

Broccoli and Egg Fried Rice

1 small head of broccoli 1 large bunch scallions 4 large eggs Kosher salt 1 Tbsp. sugar 4 tsp. soy sauce 1" piece ginger 2 garlic cloves 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided 3 cups cooked, day-old sushi rice 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame…

Winter Crunch Salad

¼ cup pepitas or sunflower seeks 1 teaspoon plus ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper ½ small shallot ½ large lemon 1 small garlic clove 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 large bunch kale (about ¾ pound) 6…

Eggplant and Mushroom Pasta

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Yellow Onion, diced 3 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 10 ounce package White Button or Crimini Mushrooms, finely diced 1 Large Eggplant, diced small (Peeled or Unpeeled) 1 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons…