July 28, 2016
Makes 4 side-dish servings or enough filling for 32 empanadas 1 tablespoon butter 1 leek, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 4 ears of corn, grilled, kernels cut from the cobs 1 zucchini, sliced into thin rounds 1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut in small dice 1 poblano pepper, seeded, cut in small dice 1 serrano pepper, seeded, cut in small dice 1 teaspoon cumin Salt and pepper For the sauce: 1/2 cup...
June 16, 2016
Makes 8 servings 2 pounds colorful heirloom tomatoes, room temperature 1/2 pound pitted whole sour cherries Cracked pepper Very thinly sliced tender scallion, rinsed in ice-cold water 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon fruity extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 4 slices well-toasted miche, ciabatta, or peasant bread 1 large garlic clove, halved Handful fresh basil, torn 1. Cut tomatoes into pretty,...
June 16, 2016
Makes 4-6 servings 6 ears fresh corn, shucked 1 each red and green medium bell pepper 1 medium jalapeño chile 1 medium red onion, peeled, cut in wedges 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more as needed 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon minced garlic Juice of 2 limes Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1. Prepare a grill to cook on high heat. 2. Brush the corn, bell peppers, jalapeño, and onion with the olive oil. 3. Grill the peppers until charred, 5-8 minutes, then place in a paper bag or resealable plastic bag, and seal.
March 11, 2016
Makes 6 servings 1/4 cup flour Fine sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 21/2 pounds chuck or other stew beef, cut into 2-inch cubes, patted dry 3 tablespoons flavorless oil, such as canola, or more as needed 6 slices thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic (green germ removed), finely chopped One 12-ounce bottle Belgian, abbey, or brown ale or beer, such as Chimay 11/2 cups no-salt-added beef broth 21/2 tablespoons brown sugar (light or dark)
January 28, 2016
Makes 6-8 servings 2 medium onions, chopped 2-3 carrots, cut in chunks 1 head cauliflower, chopped in medium-size pieces 3 tablespoons olive oil 4-5 cloves garlic, minced 2 stalks celery, chopped 1-2 tablespoons curry powder (based on taste preference) ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes 6 cups vegetable or chicken broth 1 tablespoon tomato paste Salt and black pepper, to taste 1. Toss the chopped onions, carrots, and cauliflower together with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and some salt and pepper.
October 23, 2015
This recipe lives up to its source, Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day by Leanne Brown. BRUSSELS SPROUT HASH AND EGGS This simple concoction is great for brunch, a light lunch or a side. The sprouts get salty and tangy from the olives and lemon, then they crisp and caramelize on the bottom. Mix in the bit of fat from the egg yolk, and, wow, is this delicious. 1 pound Brussels sprouts Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon butter 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 6 olives, finely chopped 2 eggs Lemon juice, to taste Chop off the ends of the sprouts.
March 13, 2015
HOMEMADE FIRE CIDER RECIPE 1/2 cup peeled, shredded/diced ginger root 1/2 cup peeled, shredded/diced horseradish root 1/2 cup peeled, diced turmeric OR 1/4 cup additional ginger and 1/4 cup additional horseradish 1/2 cup white onion, chopped 1/4 cup minced or crushed garlic 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped Zest and juice from 2 lemons Raw apple cider vinegar Raw, organic honey to taste Put ginger, horseradish, turmeric,...
June 27, 2013
MINTED LAMB BURGERS 2 pounds freshly ground lamb 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Olive oil 4 ounces sliced feta 4 brioche buns 4 tablespoons hummus Lettuce (garnish) Sliced tomatoes (garnish) 4 tablespoons store-bought fruit chutney Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Combine lamb, onion, mint, garlic and seasonings in bowl.
November 16, 2012
Makes 6 to 10 servings 1 medium pumpkin or 2 large butternut squash 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 ounces honey 4 ounces crème fraiche Salt and pepper to taste For the vinaigrette: 1 stick unsalted butter 1/8 cup sherry vinegar 1/8 cup honey 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 loaf sourdough bread sliced 1/2 inch thick Olive oil 1 tablespoon toasted pumpkin seeds ...
September 20, 2012 |
THEY SAY that good cooks are born one of two of ways: They either had a great role model growing up or they learned out of self-defense. Chris Jelepis of South Philly is one of the former. "My mom was a wonderful traditional cook," Jelepis said. "She came from a Polish background, but when she married my dad she became the best Polish-Greek cook. " Jelepis now cooks for his wife, 8-month-old son, and 3-year-old daughter, a super-picky eater. Cooking is a family affair in their kitchen.