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 […]

Cookies

Black and White Cookies

Make about 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 cup sour cream 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Vanilla Glaze Ingredients 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted 2 tablespoons […]

Soups & Stews

Greek Egg and Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

Makes 6 to 8 servings Add shredded chicken, sausage, cooked beans, or even some frozen veggies, like peas, to this soup to stretch it a bit. Substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth, if you prefer. Ingredients 6 cups chicken broth 1/3 cup long-grain white rice 4 eggs, separated Salt […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Main Dishes, Pies & Tarts

Kale, Bacon, and Onion Quiche

Makes one 9-inch quiche Kale, a member of the cabbage family, is widely available during the winter and early spring. It has a mild flavor, and its dark, richly colored green leaves add contrast to the salty bacon in this quiche. Ingredients One All-Butter Pie Dough, unbaked single crust 6 […]

Chef's Notes Plus

New Video: Perfect Fried Eggs

Sometimes the classic, tried-and-true way just doesn’t work for you. For me, I was always hung up on the perfect fried egg. Sunny-side-up, runny yolk with a little bit of texture, crisp underneath, and set–not runny–whites. I knew the tricks. After all, I did learn from the best at the […]

Desserts

Tiramisu

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 3 cups strongly brewed coffee 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup Kahlua 10 oz (3/4 cup) mascarpone, room temperature 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 24 ladyfingers 2 cups crumbled Ameretti cookie crumbles 1 cup cocoa powder Directions Make coffee, just one […]

Soups & Stews

Wonton Soup

Makes 8 servings Wontons Ingredients 3 oz ground pork 1/2 cup finely chopped Napa cabbage 2 tablespoons Chicken Broth 1 tablespoon finely chopped scallion greens 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 3/4 teaspoon soy sauce 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil Pinch salt Pinch freshly ground white pepper 1 package wonton wrappers 1 […]