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, […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Chilaquiles With Mushrooms

Makes 8 servings This recipe uses freshly fried tortillas, but you can substitute store-bought corn tortilla chips. Add shredded cooked chicken, grilled shrimp, or pulled pork, if you like. Ingredients 1 lb white mushrooms, sliced ¼-inch thick 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 medium white onion, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced […]

Salads

Chilled Asparagus With Mustard Herb Vinaigrette

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 lb asparagus 2 tablespoons white wine or cider vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon chopped flat leaf parsley 1/2 teaspoon chopped tarragon leaves Salt and pepper as needed Dash of onion powder Dash of garlic powder 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Directions Bring a […]

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. Chef’s […]

Soups & Stews

Cream Of Broccoli Soup

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 lb broccoli, separated into stems and florets, stems peeled 1/4 cup olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 leek, white and light green parts, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 6 cups vegetable stock or chicken broth 1/2 cup heavy cream, […]

Soups & Stews

Cream Of Tomato Soup

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 quart vegetable stock One 28-oz can plum tomatoes 1 cup heavy cream Kosher salt, as needed Ground white pepper, as needed Basil chiffonade, as needed Directions Heat the oil in a […]

Side Dishes

Creamed Swiss Chard With Prosciutto

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup diced prosciutto 1/4 cup minced yellow onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 8 cups chopped Swiss chard leaves 1/3 cup heavy cream Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon […]