Main Ingredient Recipes

Excellent chicken stock Recipe
Slow Cooker Excellent chicken stock Recipe

Chicken Stock . Chop up the carcasses as much as possible. Put all the ingredients into a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and skim off any surface fat with a tablespoon. Simmer for 3 to ...

about 3 quarts (3 liters)
Duck Soup With Vegetables Julienne
Lunch Duck Soup With Vegetables Julienne

Duck Soup With Vegetables Julienne Note: This is for times when you want a simple, elegant soup. The julienned vegetables dress it up. Add hot red pepper sauce according to your taste. If there is a l...

6 3/4 cups; 6
Basil Pesto Recipe, from Mustards Restaurant
Italian Basil Pesto Recipe, from Mustards Restaurant

Basil Pesto Here is a very simple way to use a whole bunch of basil, and the result has multiple uses. It is good on pasta or mashed potatoes, or to dress up a soup. Fold a little into some mayonnaise...

about 3/4 cup
Late-Season Tomato-Vegetable Soup Recipe
Soup Late-Season Tomato-Vegetable Soup Recipe

Late-Season Tomato-Vegetable Soup One October market yielded such diminutive leeks and carrots that they led me to keep all their shapes intact. if you don’t have slender leeks and carrots, just cut w...

4 to 6
Roasted Cod with Apple Butter, etc.
Lunch Roasted Cod with Apple Butter, etc.

Roasted Cod with Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Apple Butter and Cider Vinaigrette By by Chef John Schaefer of Irving Mill, from New York Cooks, by Joan Krellenstein and Barbara Winkler The homespun ambie...

Hay and Straw Recipe
Lunch Hay and Straw Recipe

Hay and Straw Blanch the peas (if fresh) in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and set aside. Sauté the onion and garlic in the butter for several minutes. Add the sausage, prosciutto, and pe...

Quick Meat Gravy Recipe
Beef Quick Meat Gravy Recipe
8 minutes 2 cups

Instructions_Step In a medium frying pan over medium heat, warm oil. Add flour and stir to form a paste. Let paste cook until it is a deep golden brown, about 2 minutes. Instructions_Step Whisk in brot...

Bourbon and Brown Sugar-Crusted Ham
Dinner Bourbon and Brown Sugar-Crusted Ham
10 to 12

A holiday ham is a traditional centerpiece of Christmas dinner. Since hams are sold fully cooked, the only task for the cook is to glaze the ham and warm it up. If you are serving a large crowd, say, 16...

Prime Rib Recipe
Lunch Prime Rib Recipe
8 to 10

Traditional Roast Rib of Beef with Gravy, Horseradish Sauce, Yorkshire Pudding, and Roast Potatoes Few people can resist a roast rib of beef with horseradish sauce, Yorkshire pudding, lots of gravy, an...

Lowfat Lasagna Mexicana Recipe
Mexican Lowfat Lasagna Mexicana Recipe
9 servings

Lasagna Mexicana Recipe by Barbara Walker, Sturgis, S.D. 1. Brown beef in stockpot over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain off drippings. 2. Stir in beans and seasonings. Heat through. 3. Place ...

Braised Oxtail Recipe
Lunch Braised Oxtail Recipe

Grandma Aki’s Oxtails This delicious oxtail dish comes not from my Midwestern side of the family but from my wife’s Hawaiian grandmother. They raise a lot of cattle in Hawaii, too. Put the oxtails in...

Tuscan Meat Sauce Recipe
Lunch Tuscan Meat Sauce Recipe

Tuscan Meat Sauce Cut the celery, onions, and carrots into chunks and grind them together in a food processor, pulsing just until coarsely chopped. Sauté the vegetable mixture (what Italians call the ...

a crowd
Brown Beef Stock Recipe
Beef Brown Beef Stock Recipe

Brown Beef Stock . Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C). Put the bones into a roasting pan and roast for 30 minutes or until well browned. Add the onions, carrots, and celery, and return to the oven until...

about 4-1/2 quarts (4 liters)
Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto and Figs
Lunch Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto and Figs

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Prosciutto and Figs From Steven Raichlen’s High-Flavor, Low-Fat Chicken In this recipe a beloved Italian appetizer becomes a stuffing for boneless chicken breasts. The bals...

Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)
Soup Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup (Avgolemono)

Greek Chicken-Lemon Soup 1. Cook the rice and chicken Prepare the rice according to the package directions and set aside. Meanwhile, in a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the broth to a simmer. A...

Quick Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
Lunch Quick Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese If you’re in a hurry or prefer to sprinkle the dish with crumbled crackers, you can skip the bread-crumb step. 1 cup fresh bread crumbs from French or Italian bread Pinch...

4 as a main course or 6 to 8 as a side dish
Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups
Vegetables Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups

Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups Make these ahead, refrigerate them if you like, and broil them briefly before serving. Serve with a first-course green salad or as a side to grilled meat, or as...

8 to 10 roll-ups