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Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin (can be made with all gold potatoes, too!) • 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 lb.) • 2 large or 4-5 medium gold potatoes (about 1 3/4 lb.) • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, divided • 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt • 1 1/2…

Carrots and Potatoes Roasted with Onions and Garlic

Carrots and Potatoes Roasted with Onions and Garlic 5 large carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2 inch slices (or use baby carrots) 4 medium potatoes, cut into bite-sized chunks 1 medium onion, cut into eighths 2 cloves garlic, diced …

Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree

Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree 2 cups chopped cauliflower florets 1 cup cubed peeled Yukon gold potato 1 cup water 1/2 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 pounds sea scallops 3/4 teaspoon…

Apple, Leek and Butternut Squash Gratin

Apple, Leek and Butternut Squash Gratin 1-1/2 cups coarse fresh breadcrumbs (from an airy, crusty loaf like ciabatta) 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted Kosher salt 3 oz. (3/4 cup) grated sharp Cheddar 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1/4…

Beef Stew wit Red Wine, Herbs, Garlic and Root Vegetables

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Herbs, Garlic and Root Vegetables 2 lbs. stew meat cut into large cubes (top round, bottom round, arm roast, chuck roast, etc.) 3/4 bottle dry red wine 1 cup chicken or beef stock 4 cups roughly chopped root…

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder 2 ounces of bacon (1 thick strip), cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 large yellow onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup) 1/2 cup small diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup small diced celery 4-5 ears of sweet corn, kernels removed from…

Sauteed Green Cabbage and Creamy Cabbage and Potatoes

Sautéed Green Cabbage INGREDIENTS 1 small head cabbage, including outer green leaves (2 1/2 pounds) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt and ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Cut the cabbage…

Old Time Beef Stew

Old Time Beef Stew INGREDIENTS 2 pounds stew beef 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 cups water 1 cup red wine 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 clove garlic, peeled and minced 3 bay leaves 1 and 1/2 medium onions, sliced 2…

Home Fries and Grilled Rosemary Onions

Home Fries INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch pieces 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 onion, chopped into 1/2-inch thick pieces (about 1 1/2 cups) DIRECTIONS In a large nonstick…

Wild Rice with Mushrooms and Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Wild Rice with Mushrooms INGREDIENTS 2   (6-oz.) packages long-grain and wild rice mix 3 tablespoons butter 1 large sweet onion, diced 12 ounces fresh mushrooms, trimmed and sliced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup Marsala 1/2 cup…

Apple, Celery Root and Yam Hash

Apple, Celery Root and Yam Hash INGREDIENTS Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 3/4 pound celery root, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups) 3/4 pound Yukon Gold, white, blue or red potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch…

Roasted Chicken Legs with Kale and Potatoes

Roasted Chicken Legs with Kale and Potatoes INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds kale, stems and inner ribs removed 1 1/2 pounds medium Yukon Gold or Red potatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive…