Main Dishes

Bibimbap

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

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 […]

Allergen Friendly, Grilling, Main Dishes

Grilled Kielbasa with Corn-Cabbage Slaw

Makes 4 servings Kielbasa is the perfect last-minute or large-crowd grilling ingredient. It comes pre-cooked, so all you have to do is heat it through, it’s good alone or on a sandwich, and it’s a universal crowd-pleaser. Ingredients Kernels from 2 ears of corn 6 radishes, chopped 1 jalapeño, minced […]

Soups & Stews

Minestra Maritata

Makes 4 to 6 servings This is a typical dish of the Campania region in which the meat “marries” with the vegetables. The broth can be prepared a few days before the rest of the soup, making it a quick and easy spring time supper. Ingredients 8 oz pork ribs […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Roast Your Cabbage and Give it the Attention it Deserves

Stop and think about your top ten favorite vegetables. Does cabbage make the list? Probably not, and that is tragic, because cabbage is an all-star for so many reasons. Cabbage, specifically all-purpose green cabbage (though we love them all!), is a workhorse. It is inexpensive, abundant, and hearty. It lasts […]

Soups & Stews

Udon Noodle Pot

Makes 8 servings Ingredients Dashi 2 large pieces (about 3 oz) of kombu, cut into 3-in squares 6 cups cold water 2 cups dried bonito flakes Udon Noodle Pot 24 oz fresh or dry udon noodles 1 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil 6 cups Dashi, or prepared dashi 12 […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Vietnamese-Style Fried Spring Rolls

Makes 20 pieces Spring roll wrappers usually can be found in the produce section. We opted to panfry these spring rolls, rather than deep fry them. Be sure the oil is heated properly. Ingredients 2 tablespoons peanut oil 2 teaspoons minced ginger 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions, white portion only […]