Main Dishes


Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup Korean soy sauce 2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 minced scallions 1 tablespoons minced garlic 2 teaspoons minced ginger 2 teaspoons ground toasted sesame seeds Few drops dark sesame oil, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 1 lb beef skirt steak, cut into strips […]

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 […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Colcannon for St. Patrick’s Day

We love Corned Beef and Cabbage, but as St. Patrick’s Day approaches, we have something else on our mind. Potatoes Colcannon is a classic and traditional Irish dish made from mashed potatoes and greens–usually cabbage or kale. Sometimes studded with bacon, this dish is open to interpretation by design. Typically […]

Chef's Blog, Chef's Notes Plus, Family Fun

Colorful Easter Eggs, Naturally

Dying colorful Easter eggs is such a fun craft (yes, for adults, too!), but if you aren’t a fan of store-bought artificial dyes, you may have been avoiding it. But, like, everything, there’s a way to use food to make the experience better! Namely, making your own dyes from colorful […]

Chef's Notes Plus

FAQ: Corned Beef and Cabbage

Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage is one of our favorite food rituals, but it’s a home-cooked dish that folks seem to struggle with! So, we’re offering up some answers to the questions we get most often regarding this St. Patrick’s Day staple! Question: Um, what is corned beef? Answer: Fair […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvre, and Snacks

Fried Wontons with Mustard Sauce

Makes 20 wontons Ingredients Mustard Sauce 3/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar Filling 4 oz ground pork 2 oz Napa cabbage, thinly sliced 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon minced ginger 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 […]

Main Dishes

Jap Chae (Stir-Fried Glass Noodles)

Makes 4 servings If you can locate Korean glass noodles, also known as dang myun, use them in this dish. They are similar to cellophane or glass noodles made from mung beans, but they are slightly thicker and chewier. Ingredients 10 dried oak mushrooms, 1 oz dried wood ear mushrooms […]