Main Dishes, Side Dishes

Classic Mac & Cheese

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Kosher salt 2 quarts water 8 oz elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk 1/2 teaspoon sweet or smoked Spanish paprika 1 bay leaf 5 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 1/4 teaspoon […]

Main Dishes

Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Makes 12 servings This roast is perfect for holidays and dinner parties, because it’s quick to cook, including a few minutes on the grill. While you can sear your roast in a pan on the stove, using the grill your house free from smoke and grease, so you can finish […]

Main Dishes

Pisarei e Fagioli (Bread Gnocchi with Beans)

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients Tomato and Pancetta Sauce with Borlotti Beans 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 oz pancetta, minced 1 rosemary sprig, chopped 4 large sage leaves, chopped 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bay leaf 1 medium onion, minced 1 tablespoon tomato […]

Main Dishes

Sea Bass and Scallops en Papillote

Makes 5 servings Ingredients Gremolata 1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs 2 tablespoons orange zest 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley Salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock […]

Main Dishes

Spaghetti with Broccoli Rabe

Makes 6 servings The toasted bread crumbs add a nice texture to this dish, but they aren’t essential if you’re looking to save some time. Use leftover sandwich bread to make fresh breadcrumbs in a food processor. Toast them in a little butter or olive oil over medium heat until […]

Soups and Stews


Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 4 large eggs 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (1 oz) 2 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs (optional) 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest Pinch of salt 4 cups Brodo (made with chicken) Directions Whisk together the eggs, cheese, bread crumbs, lemon zest, and salt in a medium […]

Free Recipes, Main Dishes

Veggie Packed Meatballs

Makes 4 to 6 servings   Directions Wash the zucchini and carrots and finely grate (or you can also grind in a food processor). Finely mince or grind the mushrooms in a food processor. Remember, the smaller you can get the veggies, the better you’ll be at disguising them! Heat […]