Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks

Arancini di Riso

Makes 12 servings Arancini, or plini, are made from leftover rice made the previous day, which is why we mention in the instructions that you should cook the rice a little longer than usual. That means the rice will be sticky enough to stay together and hold the filling once […]

Free Recipes, Main Dishes

Bibimbap

Makes 4 servings Chef’s Note: Shiso is in the mint family. If you can’t find shiso leaves in your area, you can substitute peppermint leaves, lemon basil or Thai basil.  These will all provide a pleasant flavor; however, it won’t be quite the same.

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 […]

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 […]

Beverages & Cocktails

Horchata Iced Coffee

Makes 8 servings This horchata and coffee mixture is refreshing and lightly spiced, making it the perfect pick-me-up on those warmer fall days. Adjust the amount or horchata or coffee to your preference, or you can even substitute the brewed coffee for one or two shots of espresso or cold […]

Main Dishes, One-Dish Meals

Kimchi Fried Rice

Makes 4 servings Fried rice is the perfect quick-and-easy way to use leftover white rice (you can freeze it until you have enough for this dish!), and adding kimchi gives it an extra punch of flavor and just a touch of heat. For something a little extra savory, render about […]

Main Dishes, One-Dish Meals

Paella Valenciana

Makes 5 servings Ingredients 10 shrimp (16/20 count), peeled and deveined, shells reserved 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon crushed saffron threads 4 1/2 cups Chicken Broth, plus more as needed 3 chicken legs, separated Salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed 1 cup large-dice onion 1 […]

Main Dishes

Paniscia (Risotto With Vegetables, Beans, & Salame)

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 qt chicken or vegetable broth 2 oz lard or pancetta, cut into small dice 1 medium yellow onion, minced 3 oz salamino or salami, diced 10 oz (1 1/2 cups) Carnaroli or Vialone Nano rice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 1/2 cups cooked […]

Main Dishes

Poke-Style Roasted Salmon Bowl

Makes 4 servings Roasted salmon, which is rich, juicy, and so flavorful, makes a great addition to the bright flavors of Hawaiian-style poke. We’ve chosen a few of our favorite toppings, but you can customize with whatever you like best, including avocado, corn kernels, mango, or cabbage. Most grocery stores […]

Side Dishes

Rice Pilaf

Makes 10 servings Ingredients 2 cups long-grain white rice 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or vegetable oil 1 cup minced onion 4 cups chicken stock, hot 1 bay leaf 2 thyme sprigs Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed Directions Preheat the oven to 350°F. Rinse the rice […]