Main Dishes

Beef Pot Pie

Makes one 9-inch deep-dish potpie Ingredients All-Butter Pie Dough (single crust) Egg wash, as needed 8 oz red potatoes, cubed 3 tablespoons canola oil 12 to 16 ounces beef sirloin, cubed 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons sherry 1 3/4 cups beef stock 3 carrots, peeled and cut into ¼-inch […]

Main Dishes

Braised Short Ribs

Makes 5 servings Ingredients 5 beef short ribs (about 1 lb) 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more as needed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup medium-dice onion 1/2 cup medium-dice celery 1/2 cup medium-dice carrot 2 tablespoons tomato paste […]

Desserts

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Makes 16 servings Carrot Cake Batter Ingredients 1 1/3 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup diced pineapple 4 cups grated carrots 2/3 cup raisins 2 egg whites Cream Cheese Frosting […]

Chef's Notes, Free Recipes, Main Dishes

Chicken Fried Rice

Makes 4 to 6 servings The key to good fried rice is using leftover rice, which is drier than freshly steamed. In the interest of keeping it simple, our favorite strategy is to keep a zip-top bag in the freezer where you can empty leftover rice from take-out or home-made […]

Allergen Friendly, Salads

Creamy Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Makes 4 to 6 servings We don’t like to dumb food down for kids, but we also know that sometimes kids are picky. So this plant-forward (vegan, in fact!) pasta salad is just a good starting point. The tangy chickpea dressing is creamy like mayo, but packed with protein. Add […]

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 […]

Chef's Notes Plus

How to: Roast Vegetables without a Recipe

As we ease into autumn, we can finally celebrate the return of roasting—especially vegetables. We love roasting because it is one of the most delicious ways to enjoy seasonal fall produce, like hard-skinned squash, cauliflower, fennel, and Brussels sprouts (color = flavor), as well as incredibly easy and hands-off. Even […]

Side Dishes

Moroccan-Style Carrot Salad

Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lb carrots (peeled and thinly sliced) 2 garlic cloves 4 tablespoon olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon ground cumin Small pinch of cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon minced cilantro 1 teaspoon minced parsley 2 onions, finely chopped 1 cup chopped dates Directions In a medium […]