Recipes

Appetizers
Baba ghanoush
Bacon-wrapped breadsticks
Beet bruschetta
Feta and cucumber spread with crispy toast
Grilled green tomatoes caprese
Herbed spiced almonds and cashews
Hummus
Potstickers

Salads
Bibb and fennel salad with truffle salt
Bibb salad a la Bouchon
Brussels sprout slaw
Celery and chickpea salad with shaved Parmesan
Celery root and haricot vert salad
Club Lucky’s string bean salad
Farro “tabouli” with avocado
Kohlrabi and carrot salad with harissa and mint
Quick pickled winter vegetable salad
Raw kale salad with pecorino and fresh breadcrumbs
Simple bean thread salad
Tomato, watermelon + feta salad
Very green salad
Warm French lentil salad

Soup/stew
Clam and pasta soup
Garlicky tomato kale soup
Leek, tomato and dill soup with shaved white cheddar
Potato leek
Ratatouille
Roasted tomato soup
Weddin’ soup

Sauces
Artichoke pesto
Ramp pesto
Romesco sauce
Sunday sauce
Tarragon balsamic dressing

Pasta
Beef, onion and ginger β€œsukiyaki”
Bucatini all’amatriciana
Bucatini carbonara
Cauliflower ragu with fresh rosemary
Chorizo and saffron pasta
Fresh pasta
Fusilli with Sicilian pesto
Ginger-scented udon with chicken
Herbed spaetzle
Linguine with octopus and lemon
Pappardelle with tomato-braised chicken thighs
Pasta with braised leeks and prosciutto
Pasta with tomatoes and brie
Rigatoni bolognese
Spaghetti with wilted arugula, basil and feta

Rice/Polenta
Asparagus risotto
Butternut squash & saffron risotto
Fried rice
Fried brown rice with kale
Grilled polenta cakes with goat cheese and honey
Lazy rice porridge
Polenta with mushroom-sage ragout
Savory rice bowl with basted egg
Tomato risotto with chives, mint and rosemary

Eggs
Frittata with Swiss chard, bell pepper and bacon
Ham, leek and Gruyere quiche
Omelet with scallion and Gruyere
Shakshuka
Spanish omelet
Spinach and Gruyere strata
Tomato-poached eggs with chickpeas

Sandwiches
Bagna cauda
Chile scrambled egg & cheese sandwich
Croque monsieur
El Cubano (Cuban sandwich)
Fried egg sandwich with bacon and avocado
Fried tilapia sandwich
Grilled sausage sandwiches with caprese relish
Open-faced chipotle chicken torta
Open-faced tuna melt
Sardine and avocado sandwiches
Scrambled egg torta

Chicken entrees
Cast-iron-skillet roast chicken
Chicken hash
Pan-fried chicken with arugula and parsley salad
Spiced chicken thighs

Pork entrees
Portuguese stewed pork
Grilled pork tenderloin with sweet chipotle lime sauce
Roasted pork shoulder

Beef entrees
Braised short ribs with frisee salad
Grilled strip steak with anchovy butter
Guinness-braised beef
Italian braised beef with Sunday gravy
Oma’s stuffed cabbage rolls
Skirt steak with shallot confit

Fish entrees
40-minute roast salmon and broccoli
Grilled mahi mahi tacos
Grilled tuna with Dijon-caper vinaigrette
Potato-encrusted tilapia with rosemary-scallion oil

Vegetable entrees
Eggplant Parmesan
Poblano rajas
Roasted patty pan squash with herbed chickpeas

Side dishes
Baked beans
Braised spring carrots with fennel and leeks
Butter-glazed Brussels sprouts
Creamed corn with garam masala butter
Lemony roasted asparagus
Oven-baked fries
Roasted sweet peppers with garlic and anchovies
Sea salt and vinegar potatoes
Stir fried cabbage and tomato

Dessert
Betsy’s chocolate chip oatmeal cookies
Brown butter and vanilla weekend cake
Citrus-scented olive oil cake
Coconut almond macaroon bars
Espresso and almond biscotti
Guinness cupcakes
Lavender shortbread cookies
Ricotta, lemon and honey tart
Salty caramel
Strawberry shortcakes with orange-scented whipped cream

Brunch
Bittman’s cornmeal pancakes with vanilla and pine nuts
Hungarian coffee cake
Oatmeal, three ways

Bread/Savory baked items
Alsace onion tart
Butternut squash and caramelized onion galette
Cheddar and fresno chile biscuits
Easy little bread
Focaccia with cracked salt and rosemary
Manchego and black pepper gougeres
Pie crust
Popovers!
Serious Biscuits
White Irish soda bread

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