Side Dishes

Apple Sage Dressing

Use this recipe as a stuffing for your turkey or a dressing you can bake separately. Additions like browned sausage, smoked ham, or pecans are natural variations for a hearty option.

Soups & Stews

Beef Broth

Makes 2 ½ quarts broth Ingredients 4 lb bony beef cuts, such as short ribs or shank 1/2 cup tomato purée 3 qt cold water, plus more as needed 1 large yellow onion, cut into medium dice 1 leek, chopped 1 celery stalk, cut into medium dice 1/4 cup celery […]

Beverages & Cocktails, Free Recipes

Founders’ 1946 Punch

Makes 1 cocktail Combine the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with the rosemary sprig. Honey-Herb and Tea Base Makes about 1 1/2 cups In a saucepan, combine the water, honey, thyme, and rosemary. Bring to a simmer and cook for […]

Main Dishes

Gnocchi with Duck Ragoût

Makes 4 to 6 servings This recipe is a favorite of our students in our Cuisines of the Mediterranean class at The Culinary Institute of America. The main ingredient in the dish is the gnocchi, served with a perfectly made duck ragoût to accent those fluffy little pillows.

Soups & Stews

Ham Bone and Collard Greens Soup

This hearty southern-style soup is packed with vitamin- and mineral-rich collard greens. Ham bone soup was originally meant as a means to get the most meals out of a ham, but we have developed this recipe using a smoked ham hock (which should be available from your supermarket) so you […]

Side Dishes

Kamut With Fresh Corn & Peas

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 cups kamut 4 ears fresh corn 1 gallon water or vegetable broth, plus more as needed 3 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more as needed 1 bay leaf 1 thyme sprig 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more as needed 1 small onion, peeled and cut into […]

Salads

Red Pepper Orzo

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound orzo 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste 1/4 cup olive oil 1 red onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 fennel bulb, finely diced 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped 1/2 cup tomato juice 1/4 cup parsley, chopped […]

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 […]