Desserts, Free Recipes

Baklava

Makes 117 1-inch pieces Chef’s Note: Although it is extra work to make clarified butter, it is important to use it in this recipe so that the dough doesn’t get soggy from the milk solids. Melt 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter over medium heat and allow the butter to come to […]

Desserts

Candied Almonds

Makes about 1 lb Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons water 3 1/2 cups (1 lb) whole blanched almonds 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Directions Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper. Combine the sugar and water in a heavy saucepan and stir until the sugar is […]

Desserts

Caramel Sauce

Makes about 2 cups Ingredients 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 2 tablespoons unsalted butter Directions Prepare an ice bath. Bring the cream to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove from the heat. Combine the sugar and corn syrup in […]

Soups and Stews

Cheddar and Beer Soup

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups Vegetable Stock 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup minced yellow onion 1 cup small-dice white mushrooms 1/2 cup small-dice celery 1/2 cup small-dice carrot 1 garlic clove, minced One 12-oz bottle beer 2 tablespoons dry mustard […]

Breakfast and Brunch, Free Recipes

English Muffins

English muffins are one of the easiest breads, made extra simple by their stove-top cook. No oven needed! Though like any bread, they are best the day they are made, a quick trip to the toaster freshens these muffins up for up to a week. Makes 10 servings

Desserts

Fudge Brownies

Makes one 9×13-inch pan Ingredients 3/4 lb (3 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed 8 oz unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped 3 1/3 cups sugar 5 eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups cake flour, sifted Directions Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking pan […]

Desserts

German Chocolate Brownies

Makes one 9×13-inch pan Brownies Ingredients 3/4 lb (3 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed 8 oz unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped 3 1/3 cups sugar 5 eggs 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 cups cake flour, sifted Topping Ingredients 1 1/ cups evaporated milk 1 1/4 cups packed […]

Side Dishes

Lima Bean & Roasted Corn Succotash

Makes 8 servings This dish sounds simple, but the addition of tarragon adds something a little unexpected and savory. For a vegan or dairy-free version, substitute olive oil for the butter. Ingredients 1 1/2 lb frozen lima beans, defrosted 4 cups corn kernels, fresh or frozen (defrosted if frozen) 1/3 […]

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 […]