Side Dishes

“Poor & Lazy” Stewed Peppers

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 4 green bell peppers 2 red bell peppers 2 yellow bell peppers 2 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil, plus as needed for drizzling 3 red onions, sliced thin 2 carrots, sliced 1/4 inch thick 4 celery stalks, trimmed, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1/2 cup […]

Salads

Artichoke & Olive Salad

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1/2 teaspoon arrowroot 1/3 cup vegetable broth 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoons dried oregano 1/4 teaspoons ground black pepper 1 cup artichoke hearts (cooked if fresh, thawed if frozen), quartered 1/2 cup peas, […]

Allergen Friendly, Main Dishes, Salads

Banh Mi-Style Chicken Salad

Makes 6 servings Banh mi is a ubiquitous Vietnamese sandwich that reflects the cuisine’s French influence, with roasted pork, pork pâté, pickled vegetables, and lots and lots of herbs filling a baguette-style roll. This salad takes inspiration from the sandwich, with herby tender greens, pickled veggies, and crisp French bread […]

Allergen Friendly, Main Dishes

Braised Short Ribs

Makes 5 servings If you’re looking for a classic braised short rib recipe, this is it, with tender beef and a rich, glossy sauce. Use the same recipe with beef stew meat or bottom round for a pot roast-style dinner. Ingredients 5 beef short ribs (about 1 lb) 1 1/2 […]

Main Dishes

Cavatelli with Mushrooms and Ramps

Makes 5 servings For a supremely springtime dish, the mushrooms in this recipe would be chanterelles, but they can be expensive and are typically only available in the spring. A good substitution would be shiitake mushrooms. As for the ramps—wild, leafy, scallion-like vegetables—they are seasonal and you might actually find […]

Main Dishes

Chicken Breast With Fines Herbes Sauce

 Makes 4 servings Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 8 oz each) Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed All-purpose flour, as needed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons minced shallots 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup heavy cream Cornstarch […]

Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Chimichurri Sauce

Makes 1 cup sauce This Argentinian-style sauce is used in the region to top grilled meats, but you can use it alongside grilled or roasted vegetables, a roasted chicken, or even stirred into a simple soup. Experiment with herbs, like mint, as a less traditional topping for roasted lamb. Ingredients […]

Free Recipes, Soups & Stews

Corn and Squash Soup

Makes 4 to 6 servings The basil is a nice bright flavor in this quick and easy broth, but you can use whatever herb you may have on hand. Substitute zucchini for the yellow squash, if necessary. We like to serve this with puréed roasted peppers or sun-dried tomatoes, if […]