Breakfast and Brunch

Cream Scones

Makes 12 scones These scones develop a wonderful texture if the dough is frozen overnight. Freeze individual scones, and then bake as many as needed straight from the freezer to accompany breakfast, brunch, or dinner.

Main Dishes

Crêpes with Spicy Mushrooms and Chile Cream Sauce

Makes 4 servings We like the tender texture of crêpes in this dish, but the dish would be equally delicious made with regular or whole wheat flour tortillas. Ingredients Spicy Mushroom Filling 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup minced onions 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 4 cups sliced button or […]

Desserts, Free Recipes

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Makes 60 truffles Hints for truffle-making success: • To guarantee the most flavorful truffles, use top-quality chocolate. • Make sure the ganache has enough time to firm in the refrigerator. An hour is a good guideline, but it is okay to leave it in longer, even overnight if desired. • […]


Diplomat Cream

Makes about 4 cups Diplomat Cream, a blend of pastry cream and whipped cream, can be used as a filling for cream puffs or chocolate éclairs, or as a layer in a trifle or icebox cake. The pastries should be baked and cooled before you make the diplomat cream; once […]

Soups and Stews

Farmer’s Delight Puréed Soup with Garden Gremolata

MAKES ABOUT 10 CUPS   Preheat the oven to 425°F.   Market Basket Options   Vegetables (cooking times will vary and consistency may need to be adjusted): cauliflower, fennel, Romanesco, sweet or regular potatoes, carrots, celery root, squash (winter or summer), mushrooms, cooked legumes, tomatoes, bell peppers, broccoli, asparagus 

Breakfast and Brunch

Ham & Cheddar Scones

Makes 10 scones Serve these savory scones with fruit jam for a sweet and salty brunch. For something a little more decadent, halve a warmed scone and top it with a runny fried egg. Ingredients 3 cups bread flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt […]

Desserts, Family Fun

Milk Chocolate Pudding with Chantilly Cream

Makes 8 servings Pudding Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar (divided use) 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3 cups whole or low-fat milk (divided use) 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 4 ounces milk chocolate, melted 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Chantilly Cream Directions In […]


Pecan Pralines

Makes 25 pieces Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup milk 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, soft 2 cups chopped toasted pecans 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Combine the granulated […]

Side Dishes

Potato Purée

Makes 6 servings Variations: Fried Garlic and Asiago Cheese Mashed Potatoes: While the potatoes are boiling, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add 6 tablespoons roughly chopped garlic and fry until light golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add the cream and milk and allow the flavors to blend together. Add […]

Side Dishes

Potatoes au Gratin

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 3/4 lb russet potatoes 5 garlic cloves 2 cups whole milk Freshly grated nutmeg, as needed Salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 3/4 cup heavy cream 4 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces Directions Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter […]