Recipes

Roasted Yellow Beet and Pear Soup with Blue Cheese

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintA friend gave me Marjorie Druker’s amazing New England Soup Factory Cookbook, knowing how much I like to make soup and collect cookbooks. I’ve tried a few soups from her book and they are all wonderful. One day when I visit Boston, I want to go and see the place…

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Lima Bean, Kale and Ham Soup

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintIs there anything better than ham stock? It is a favorite around here. My friends and family always give me the leftover ham bone for my freezer because they love it so much. Sometimes I throw a ham bone in when I’m making chicken stock. Just when I thought homemade…

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Brazato di Manzo: Beef Braise Osso Buco style

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintServes 6 When the weather turns cool, I love a braise.  Just sear the meat, sauté the vegetables, assemble in a pot and it works it’s magic with hours in the oven leaving your kitchen with heavenly aromas.  feel free to use lamb, beef, pork or veal shanks in place…

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Faux Polenta with Millet and Cauliflower

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrint6 Servings I use this recipe all the time in lieu of polenta, grits or rice and everyone loves it.  It is the perfect base for stews, braises, etc. I am so grateful to Peter Berley’s inspiration in his amazing book “The Flexitarian Table”.  My version  is much simpler than his,…

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Butternut Squash, Cauliflower and Cabbage Soup with Lentils

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintMakes approximately 6 quarts of soup and will easily serve 12 What makes this recipe shine is the combination of Butternut Squash, Cauliflower and Cabbage. This trio gives the soup an amazing flavor so don’t be disappointed if you omit one of these and the soup doesn’t taste the same….

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Shrimp Posole with Tomatillos and White Beans

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintI found this recipe of Nell Newman’s a long time ago in a Food and Wine Magazine and have loved it ever since.  I substituted the hominy for beans, sometimes I switch out the shrimp for chicken, it is really that adaptable.  I do cut down on the chipotle,  should…

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