Main Ingredient Recipes

Almond-Crusted Pork Roast Recipe
Lunch Almond-Crusted Pork Roast Recipe

The spicy yogurt marinade keeps the pork loin moist, and the toasty chopped almond crust produces an appealing contrast of texture and flavor. Whisk the first six ingredients together in a small bowl. ...

6 to 8 servings
Pasta Primavera Recipe
Lunch Pasta Primavera Recipe

Additional vegetables can be added or substituted for the ones suggested. It is important that the mixture be colorful. Instructions_Step Plunge the carrots into a large pot of boiling, salted water an...

Risotto All’Aragosta, Lobster Risotto
Italian Risotto All’Aragosta, Lobster Risotto

Instructions_Step Bring 2 gallons salted water to a boil in a large pot. Put in half the wine with the carrots, leeks, peppercorns, and bay leaf and boil for 15 minutes. Add the lobsters and boil for 13...

12 as a main course, 24 as a side dish
Sticky Chinese-Style Spareribs Recipe
Slow Cooker Sticky Chinese-Style Spareribs Recipe

I prefer to eat spareribs that have been scrupulously trimmed, with the breastbone and the floppy section (the skirt) removed. Sometimes this is called St. Louis–style trim. If your butcher won’t do thi...

8 hours 4
Star-Anise Beef with Snow Peas Recipe
Beef Star-Anise Beef with Snow Peas Recipe

Cut beef into slices 1/4 inch thick. Place wok over high heat for about 1 minute. Pour in peanut oil, let heat, and add half the beef strips, stir-frying for about 5 seconds. Remove and repeat with rema...

James Beard’s Cream of Asparagus Soup
Soup James Beard’s Cream of Asparagus Soup
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This recipe can be adapted to make almost any cream vegetable soup, replacing the asparagus with 1 cup of finely chopped vegetable, such as cauliflower, celery, or broccoli. Instructions_Step Pour the b...

Jalapeno Poppers Recipe
Vegetables Jalapeno Poppers Recipe
8 servings

Place peppers in a bowl and add scalding water to cover. Let stand 30 minutes to 1 hour until softened. Leave the stems on and slit down one side removing and discarding all the seeds. Place one slice o...

Minestra di Pasta e Patate Recipe
Pasta Minestra di Pasta e Patate Recipe
6 servings

In Rome many years ago, I had this dish of humblest origins, and it has appeared on my table countless times since. I never tire of it – it is so good you want to inhale it. Over time, extra-virgin oliv...

Pasta Salad Alfredo Recipe
Salad Pasta Salad Alfredo Recipe
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Make this recipe with rotini, bows, or shells. Serve it as one course of many on a cold buffet. You can substitute 1 cup diced ham or 1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon if you can’t find prosciutto. Instr...

Chicken or Veal Piccata Recipe
Chicken & Poultry Chicken or Veal Piccata Recipe
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The dish is accented by capers and sometimes artichoke hearts. Although classically made with veal scaloppine, chicken breasts pounded thin and tender make a fine substitution. Instructions_Step Heat a...

Chicken with Apricots Recipe, by Mark Bittman
Dinner Chicken with Apricots Recipe, by Mark Bittman

Chicken with Apricots Chicken with dried apricots is hardly a new idea, but it’s almost always too sweet, and the routine addition of cinnamon and cloves makes the whole thing taste more like dessert ...

4 servings
Garden in a Fish Recipe
Grill Garden in a Fish Recipe

Garden in a Fish Preparation: Mix all the ingredients for the brine thoroughly. Place the fish in the brine and refrigerate for 4 hours. Rinse well, pat dry, and air dry until a glaze forms on the sk...

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Veal Marsala Recipe
Mediterranean Veal Marsala Recipe

Veal Scaloppine with Marsala Carefully thin the scaloppini with a meat pounder, bringing it down flat and sliding it, in one continuous motion, from the center outwards. Repeat the operation, stretchin...

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Alfredo Sauce/alla panna Recipe
Italian Alfredo Sauce/alla panna Recipe

Alla Panna Cream Sauce [Alfredo Sauce] [This recipe assumes you are using fresh tagliatelle or fettuccine, either homemade or store-bought. If you are using dried pasta, you will have to cook it as lo...

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P&J’s Oysters Rockefeller Recipe
Dinner P&J’s Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

P&J’s Oysters Rockefeller By Al Sunseri, from The P&J Oyster Cookbook, by Kit Wohl and the Sunseri Family P&J oysters were present at the creation of many legendary dishes of New Orleans’ Creole cuisi...

12 appetizers or 6 main-course servings
Slow-Roasted Aromatic Shoulder of Pork
Lunch Slow-Roasted Aromatic Shoulder of Pork

Slow-Roasted Aromatic Shoulder of Pork From Nigella Bites (, ), by Nigella Lawson. I first got the idea of cooking a shoulder of pork over 24 hours like this from the second River Café Cookbook; my ta...

Tomato-less Lasagna/Lasagne Recipes
Lunch Tomato-less Lasagna/Lasagne Recipes

Lasagne with Spinach & Wild Mushrooms Baked Lasagne with Asparagus and Pesto Poor in Pottersville Vegetable Lasagne Vegetable Lasagne White Lasagne Polenta Lasagne with Spinach, Zucchini, Herbs & Fontin...

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