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Plum Tomato Sauce

Plum Tomato Sauce About 2 lbs. fresh plum tomatoes 4 ounces extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional extra-virgin olive oil, optional 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped Pinch crushed red pepper 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped (you can…

Summer Squash Ribbons with Feta and Pine Nuts

Summer Squash Ribbons with Feta and Pine Nuts 3-4 Small Yellow Squash 3-4 Green or Purple Scallions a few sprigs of Basil 1 Tbsp. crumbled Feta or freshly Grated Parmesan 1 Tbsp. Pine Nuts Trim the ends from each squash. Using…

Summer Squash and Mushroom Quesadillas

Summer Squash and Mushroom Quesadillas 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup spring onions, sliced into strips 3-4 cups yellow squash and/or zucchini, sliced into coins 2 cups mushrooms, sliced 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped Four 10-inch tortillas…

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions 6 bone-in pork chops (loin or shoulder), cut 3/4 inch thick Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or vegetable oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large…

Baked Chicken with Apples And Fennel

Baked Chicken with Apples and Fennel INGREDIENTS 1 whole chicken (3 1/2 pounds), cut into 8 pieces and breasts halved crosswise 2 fennel bulbs, fronds removed, bulbs cut into 1-inch wedges 4 shallots, halved lengthwise 1/2 cup fresh…

Two Ways to Cook Cabbage and Potatoes

Two Ways to Cook Cabbage and Potatoes Baked Cabbage and Potatoes 1 cabbage, about 2 to 2.5 lb., 2 pounds potatoes, 12 oz. bacon, diced into 1/2 inch pieces, 2 cups onions, peeled and sliced, 1 tsp each salt and ground pepper, 2 cups (500…

Pork Burgers with Grilled Red Peppers and Onions

Pork Burgers with Grilled Red Peppers and Onions INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground pork 3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 red bell peppers, cut into thin strips 1 small onion, thinly sliced Coarse salt and ground pepper 2…

Pappardelle with Snap Peas and Spring Onions

Pappardelle with Snap Peas and Spring Onions INGREDIENTS Kosher salt 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 bunch spring onions or scallions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, roughly…

Roasted Spring Onion and Beet Salad

Roasted Spring Onion and Beet Salad INGREDIENTS 2 medium size spring onions, sliced across the grain 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 bunch beets (about 1 pound), roasted, peeled and sliced Salt and freshly ground pepper 1…

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…

Roasted Squash with Parmesan and Herbs

Roasted Squash with Parmesan and Herbs INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 shallots or equivalent sweet onions, diced small 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves 3/4 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary…

Roasted Balsamic Sweet Onions

Roasted Balsamic Sweet Onions This delicious roasted onion dish from What’s Cooking America is so simple, and excellent served with your steak dinners! INGREDIENTS 2 large sweet onions, peeled Coarse salt and coarsely-ground pepper…