Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks, Side Dishes

Flour Tortillas

Makes 1 dozen Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 cup hot water, or more as needed Directions In a food processor or blender, combine the flour and butter until the flour has a texture of a coarse meal. Transfer […]

Side Dishes

French-Fried Shoestring Potatoes

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb russet potatoes, peeled and sliced into matchsticks 3/8 inch thick 2 1/2 cups vegetable oil Salt, as needed Directions Rinse, drain, and dry the potatoes thoroughly. (Alternatively, the potatoes may be held in cold water until ready to cook. Dry them […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Side Dishes

Garlic Cheese Grits

Makes 8 servings These grits get a great garlic flavor from just a little bit of garlic and they are jam-packed with cheese and butter, just the way they should be. The Tabasco and the cayenne give them a little kick. You may opt to leave out the eggs and […]

Side Dishes

German Potato Salad

Makes 4 to 6 servings German potato salad is a bit tangier than traditional mayo-based versions. Though it’s typically served warm, you can make this ahead and let it come to room temperature before serving. Omit the bacon and sub vegetable broth for a vegetarian version. Ingredients 1 1/2 lb […]

Free Recipes, Side Dishes

Giardiniera

Makes 4 pints Pickle Mixture Canning Process Chef’s Notes: To prepare jars for canning, read over your recipe to determine what size and how many jars are needed. Be sure each jar has a lid and the circular band that holds the lid in place, and that they fit properly. […]

Side Dishes

Green Beans With Frizzled Prosciutto & Gruyère

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons lemon juice, or to taste 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons minced shallots 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt, plus more as needed 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as needed 7 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided use 1 lb green beans, ends […]

Side Dishes

Green Lentils With Chard & Lemon

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 lb dried green lentils (lentilles du Puy) 3 tablespoons finely chopped garlic 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 cup chopped cilantro Kosher salt, to taste 10 large Swiss chard leaves, stemmed and cut into chiffonade (see Chef’s Note) 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon […]

Side Dishes

Grits with Corn and Hominy

Makes 4 to 6 servings This dish combines three types of corn for a hearty side. Try it for breakfast with a fried egg and plenty of hot sauce. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large yellow onion, minced (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 cup seeded […]