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Savory Leek and Gruyere Souffle

Savory Leek and Gruyere Souffle INGREDIENTS 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, softened, plus 5 Tbs. cold unsalted butter 2 cups grated Gruyère cheese 2 Tbs. olive oil 4 leeks, about 1 1/2 lb. total, trimmed and chopped 1 tsp. chopped fresh…

Baked Leeks with Bread Crumbs

Baked Leeks with Bread Crumbs INGREDIENTS 6 Tbs. (3/4 stick) unsalted butter 2 Tbs. minced shallots 6 to 8 leeks, about 2-3 lb. total, white and light green portions, chopped 1 tsp. salt and 3/4 tsp. freshly ground white pepper 2…

Shanghai Noodles with Chicken, Bok Choy and Leeks

Shanghai Noodles with Chicken, Bok Choy and Leeks INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. fresh Chinese egg noodles 1 Tbs. Asian dark sesame oil 2 Tbs. peanut or canola oil 1 spring garlic or garlic clove, minced 1 Tbs. finely grated fresh ginger 1/4…

Roasted Cod with Leeks, Tomatoes and Spinach

Roasted Cod with Leeks, Tomatoes and Spinach INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger, with juices 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon freshly…

Beet Greens with Leeks and Bacon

Beet Greens with Leeks and Bacon INGREDIENTS   3 beets 4 slices of bacon 1-2 leeks or (4 scallions), sliced Coarse salt and ground pepper DIRECTIONS   Cut greens off beets; discard stems and chop leaves. In a large…

Thanksgiving Stuffing(s)

Thanksgiving Stuffing(s) Courtesy of Food Network, Epicurious, Cook.com, Martha Stewart, Saveur Magazine, Food and Wine Magazine. CLASSIC VARIATIONS Classic: Melt 1 stick butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 2 cups each diced…

Sauteed Escarole with Leeks

Sautéed Escarole with Leeks INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup olive oil 3-4 leeks (white and light green parts), cut into half-moons 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 heads escarole, torn into 3-inch pieces (about 20 cups) 1/4 teaspoon crushed red…

Greek Pizza

Greek Pizza INGREDIENTS Crust: Cornmeal, for dusting Flour, for dusting 1 (1 pound) ball store-bought pizza dough Topping: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks, pale green and white parts only, thinly sliced Salt…

Warm Spinach Salad with Fried Egg and Potatoes

Warm Spinach Salad with Fried Egg and Potatoes INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound white, gold or red potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon…

Parsnip Soup with Apples, Leeks and Potatoes

Parsnip Soup with Apples, Leeks and Potatoes INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups cleaned and sliced leeks 1 pound parsnips, trimmed, peeled, and cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces 2 apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces 1…

4 Quick Turnip Recipes

4 Quick Turnip Recipes If this is your first time experimenting with turnips here are four quick ways to test them out. From Real Simple, this in-season vegetable has a lot of possibilities.  Although the turnip has been grown for more than…

Chilled Leeks with Green Olives, Capers and Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Chilled Leeks with Green Olives, Capers and Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette From Sid Goldstein, the Wine Lover’s Cookbook, this dish makes a wonderful starter to your meal. The combination of ingredients will surprise you and probably leave…