Category Archives: Main dish

Blini

  1/3 cup buckwheat flour 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk 1 extra-large egg 1/2 stick unsalted butter, clarified, divided Combine both flours, baking powder, and salt in a … Continue reading

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Swedish Meatballs

Meatballs: 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk 2 Tablespoons (35 ml) cream (OPTIONAL) 1 large egg 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon EACH of black pepper and ground white pepper 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 … Continue reading

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Cornmeal pate brisee

From the Bojon Gourmet 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cornflour (finely ground cornmeal) or cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/2″ chunks 1/4 cup ice water I use a food processor because … Continue reading

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Baked Haddock

1 lb. haddock, rinsed and patted dry (or other mild-tasting white fish, such as catfish, flounder, pollock, or cod) 2/3 cup Ritz crackers, crumbled 6 tablespoons butter, melted salt and pepper, to taste lemon wedges/slices, for serving (optional) Preheat oven … Continue reading

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Buttery Pappardelle With Mushrooms

¾ pound pappardelle 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, sliced Sea salt and black pepper ½ small sugar pumpkin (about 1½ pounds)—peeled, seeded, and cut into ½-inch pieces [may substitute butternut, acorn, … Continue reading

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Quick Moroccan Chicken

1 1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced 1 large onion, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt Heat olive oil … Continue reading

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“Slow-Cooker Butter Chicken”

This recipe is from the New York Times Cooking page. I put the title in quotes because some of the commenters challenged its authenticity as “Butter Chicken”. Doesn’t matter – whatever you call it, it is darn good! Note: I … Continue reading

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