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The Perfect Beer Batter (for Onion Rings)

The Perfect Beer Batter (for Onion Rings) 2 eggs, separated 3/4 cup beer 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)   Beat the egg yolks…

Frittata with Roasted Green Chiles, Summer Squash and Potatoes

Frittata with Roasted Green Chiles, Summer Squash and Potatoes 3 Poblano chiles, roasted whole on the stovetop or under the broiler until charred and wrinkled on all sides 3 medium waxy potatoes, boiled whole in salted water for about…

Beef with Broccoli

Beef with Broccoli 1/2-pound flank steak or boneless top round, trimmed 10 sun-dried tomato slices or halves (packed without oil) 3/4 cup boiling water 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar Cooking…

Old Fashioned Onion Rings

Old Fashioned Onion Rings 1 large onion, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup milk, or as needed 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs seasoned salt to taste …

Meat Stuffed Green Peppers

  Meat Stuffed Green Bell Peppers 6 green bell peppers, tops cut away and seeds removed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup finely chopped yellow onions 1/2 cup finely chopped green bell peppers 1/2-pound ground beef …

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers 2 cups cooked brown rice 3 small tomatoes, chopped 1 cup corn 1 small sweet onion, chopped 3/4 cup cubed Monterey Jack cheese 1/3 cup chopped ripe olives 1/3 cup canned black beans, rinsed and…

Fried Potatoes and Onions

Fried Potatoes and Onions 4 large gold potatoes 1 large onion, sliced thin 4 tablespoons butter (or more if required) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 teaspoon granulated garlic powder 1⁄2 teaspoon dried dill…

Sautéed Cabbage and Onions

Sautéed Cabbage and Onions 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 5 cups chopped cabbage 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon pepper In a skillet or wok,…

Spinach, Bacon and Peach Salad

Spinach, Bacon and Peach Salad 1 cup olive oil 1/3 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 cups fresh baby spinach (about 6 ounces) 2 medium peaches, sliced …

Falafel with Parsley, Garlic, Onions, Jalapenos and Herbs

Falafel with Parsley, Garlic, Onions, Jalapenos and Herbs 3⁄4 cup finely chopped parsley 1⁄2 cup tahini 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. kosher salt 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped Freshly ground black pepper,…

Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks

Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for baking dish 2 leeks, trimmed, thinly sliced, and rinsed well (about 1 cup) 6 potatoes (2 1/2 pounds), peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt …

Roasted Beets with Sautéed Beet Greens

Roasted Beets with Sautéed Beet Greens One bunch beets with greens ¼ cup olive oi 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. chopped onions 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar Sea salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.…