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Mirepoix Recipes

Mirepoix Base A common, quick way to cook mirepoix is to brown the onions and carrots together on medium-high heat (sauté) and then add the celery, cooking until soft. This develops a deeper flavor profile, and is especially delicious in soups.…

Kale and White Bean Stew with Onions, Garlic and Diced Tomatoes

Kale and White Bean Stew 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1/4 pound mild or hot sausages, casings removed 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound kale, tough stems removed, leaves washed well and shredded (about 1 1/2 quarts) …

Lentil Soup with Parsley Root and Carrots

Lentil Soup with Parsley Root and Carrots 1 lb Dried lentils, -washed and drained 1/4   c Lard, bacon drippings, -or oil 2 md Onions or leeks, chopped 1 parsley root or parnsip, chopped 2 md Carrots, sliced 1 c Sliced fennel…

Grilled Basil Pesto Shrimp Skewers

Grilled Basil Pesto Shrimp Skewers 1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano 3 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (weight after peeled) kosher salt and fresh…

Delicata Squash Bake

  Delicata Squash Bake SQUASH 2 delicata squash, halved lengthwise, seeds removed, cut into 1/2-inch slices 2 Tbsp (30 ml) coconut oil, melted Pinch sea salt DRESSING 3 Tbsp (45 g) tahini 1/2 lemon, juiced (1…

Dutch Cucumber Salad

Dutch Cucumber Salad 2 -3 large cucumbers 8 -10 ounces white vinegar (Japanese seasoned sushi vinegar can also be used) 3 -5 tablespoons sugar 1 -2 thinly sliced onion   Wash and peel cucumbers. Slice or cut in rounds…

Cranberry Bread

Cranberry Bread 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan 1 cup packed light-brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda …

Cranberry Avocado Salsa

Cranberry Avocado Salsa 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 minced jalapeno 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 2 ripe avocados, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 3/4 cup halved cranberries 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro,…

Pear and Cranberry Crisp

Pear and Cranberry Crisp 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed light-brown sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled) 1/4 cup blanched almonds, chopped 1/2 teaspoon…

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apples

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apples 3 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 4 pints Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and halved Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 apple, cored and cut into 1/4-inch slices, each slice halved crosswise …

Israeli Couscous with Brussels Sprouts

Israeli Couscous with Brussels Sprouts 1 1/2 cups water Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 1/4 cup Israeli or pearl couscous 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cups Brussels sprouts leaves (from 8 ounces Brussels sprouts) …

Vegan Quinoa, Broccoli and Kale Curry Salad

  Vegan Quinoa, Broccoli and Kale Curry Salad 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 3 cups broccoli florets, stems trimmed 3 cups cauliflower florets, stems trimmed Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 red onion,…