Main Dishes

Buckwheat Pasta With Bitto, Potato & Cabbage

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients Kosher salt, as needed 1 1/2 cups small-dice potato 2 cups coarsely chopped savoy cabbage 1 1/4 lb Pizzoccheri (buckwheat pasta) 1 cup grated Bitto or Fontina 3/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 2 garlic cloves 6 sage leaves Directions Preheat […]

Main Dishes

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Makes 6 to 8 servings This classic fried chicken is salted overnight with lemon zest, resulting in tender, juicy, flavorful chicken that’s a perfect match for the lightly seasoned crispy coating. Ask your butcher to break down a whole chicken, if you like, or pick your favorites, like all dark […]

Main Dishes

Capellini with Clams, Bottarga, and Preserved Meyer Lemons

Makes 5 servings This capellini and clam dish is just a little different than the usual spaghetti with clam sauce. Bottarga is smoked, dry-cured tuna roe and it adds a delicious new twist to this dish. The preserved Meyer lemons add a little aromatic acidity to balance the clams and […]

Main Dishes

Cavatelli with Mushrooms and Ramps

Makes 5 servings For a supremely springtime dish, the mushrooms in this recipe would be chanterelles, but they can be expensive and are typically only available in the spring. A good substitution would be shiitake mushrooms. As for the ramps—wild, leafy, scallion-like vegetables—they are seasonal and you might actually find […]

Main Dishes

Cavatelli with Mussels and Potatoes

Serves 4 If you can’t find nice mussels at your local store, you can easily substitute clams. If neither are available, you can use shrimp. They cook very quickly, so keep an eye on them and remove them from the liquid as soon as they’re opaque all the way through. […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Main Dishes

Cheddar-Scallion Waffles

Makes about 8 servings We always think of waffles covered in maple syrup (and maybe whipped cream!), but they are also the perfect vehicle for some of our favorite savory ingredients. This waffle can be served with an egg, like we did here, or a piece of crispy fried chicken! […]

Main Dishes, Pantry

Chestnut-Cocoa Rotolo Sheets

Makes 1 1/4 lb dough Use this pasta dough in our recipe for Rolled Pasta with Pumpkin and Chestnut. Ingredients 12 oz (2 1/2 cups) all-purpose or tipo 00 flour 4 oz (1 cup) chestnut flour 6 tablespoons cocoa powder 5 medium eggs Directions Combine the flour, cocoa powder, and […]

Main Dishes

Chicharrones con Limón (Lime-Marinated Rendered Pork Ribs)

Ingredients 2 lb pork ribs, cut into individual ribs 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons pork lard 3 cups water 4 limes, cut into wedges, for garnish Directions Season the ribs with salt and lime juice and marinade for 30 minutes. Heat the lard […]

Main Dishes

Chicken Curry

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoon finely grated ginger 1 tablespoon minced garlic 3/4 cup plain yogurt 2 1/2 lb skinless chicken thighs, bone in (2 thighs per person) 2 dried red chiles, crushed 2 cups finely chopped yellow onion 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon ground […]