May 17, 2012
2 cups celery stalks, cut crosswise in 1-inch lengths 2 1/2 cups white sauce, as described in the oyster bisque 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup grated cheese, such as Gruyere or Parmigiano-Reggiano 4 tablespoons butter Salt 1. Boil the celery in salted water until tender. Drain, and mix with white sauce and grated cheese. 2. Butter a dish with half of the butter. Add the celery/sauce/cheese mixture, cover it with bread crumbs, and dot it with the other half of the butter.
May 10, 2012 |
32 ounces mushroom stock or chicken broth 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove fresh garlic, minced 6 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, chopped 4 ounces fresh oyster mushrooms, chopped 4 ounces fresh portobello mushrooms, chopped 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 12 ounces arborio rice 6 ounces white wine (preferably dry, such as a Chablis) 2 scallions, chopped 1 sprig Italian parsley, chopped 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated Salt and pepper to taste 1. In a saucepan, heat broth or stock to simmer and hold.
April 26, 2012 |
For garlic bread crumbs (makes more than needed for recipe): 12-ounce loaf of (sourdough or baguette) day-old bread, sliced. ½ cup garlic oil For mushrooms: 3 cups fresh mixed mushrooms (oysters, maitakes, shiitakes, beech, king oysters) 3 tablespoons olive oil, for roasting mushrooms For macaroni: 5 cups milk ½ large yellow onion, chopped, about 1 cup 2 garlic cloves, smashed with the flat side of a knife, skin left on 4 parsley sprigs 4 fresh oregano or marjoram sprigs 3 fresh thyme sprigs 3 bay leaves 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons softened butter (for buttering dish)
April 12, 2012 |
3 tablespoons unsalted cold butter, cut into 1-inch cubes, plus additional for the baking sheets 1½ cups (7.5 ounces) all-purpose flour, plus additional for the counter 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder 1 teaspoon salt 1½ cups (6 ounces) grated cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar 1 ice cube 1. Combine the butter, flour, dry mustard, and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix on low speed with the paddle attachment until the mixture is crumbly and the butter starts to integrate into the mixture, about 30 seconds.
April 10, 2012
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April 5, 2012
For bubble and squeak: 1 pound Idaho potatoes, peeled 3 ounces butter, plus more for cooking 1 leek, cleaned and thinly sliced 1/2 head green cabbage, thinly sliced 3 ounces heavy cream Vegetable oil Salt and pepper 8 ounces sliced smoked salmon 4 eggs (optional) For dill hollandaise: 6 egg yolks 1 lemon 14 ounces clarified butter 1 sprig fresh dill, chopped 1. Place potatoes in a stockpot and cover with cold water.
March 27, 2012
4-6 tablespoons melted butter 7 sheets of phyllo 3 green garlic shoots,? (substitute 4 scallions or small? bunch of chives and 2 cloves of? garlic) 8 ounces creamy fresh goat? cheese, at room temperature 1 egg 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 large bunch greens (approx.? 1 pound) such as Swiss chard, ? kale, or spinach, washed and? trimmed Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
March 1, 2012
Makes 6 to 8 servings 2 pounds strawberries, stemmed and halved 1/4 cup sugar (or to taste, depending on the sweet- ness of the berries) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon melted butter (optional) 1. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees. Adjust a baking rack to the middle position. 2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the strawberries, sugar, salt and butter (if using)
December 30, 2011 |
I am not a homemade kind of gal. I'm not even a homemade kind of mom. While I admire the moms who paint their own furniture and sew their own diaper covers and regularly sit their kids down at the long beat-up farm table for craft time, it just ain't me. I make a mean brownie and a decent spaghetti sauce, but that's about as far as I'll usually go. But a couple of weeks ago, I was reading Jennifer Reese's inspiring book Make the Bread, Buy the...
November 15, 2011 |
LOS ANGELES - The news of Kim Kardashian's divorce from basketball player Kris Humphries didn't surprise many fans of Keeping Up With the Kardashians . The E! reality series had captured scenes of the couple bitterly squabbling in the weeks leading to their blockbuster two-part TV wedding spectacular, which attracted an average of four million viewers on both nights. It was the timing of the split - a measly 72 days after the nuptials - that caused a ruckus. Fans felt duped, and the cynics felt vindicated.