Meal / Course Recipes

Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Parmesan
Salad Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Parmesan

Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Parmesan Almost anything is better with a poached egg on top: pasta, salad, a sandwich, asparagus … the list goes on. Poaching the eggs for this dish is a fairly quick,...

4
Crab Tostadas Recipe
Salad Crab Tostadas Recipe

Crab Tostadas I often wonder if tostadas – crisp tortillas mounded with your choice of topping – were the first version of modern-day nachos. If so, these would definitely be called “supreme.” Crunchy...

8
Irish Chicken & Bacon Press Recipe
Salad Irish Chicken & Bacon Press Recipe

This recipe was handed down through Myrtle Allen’s family, and is still in frequent use. Originally it was a handy way of using up a boiling fowl past its prime, but nowadays it is almost impossible to ...

8 to 10
Stuffed kibbeh Recipe, by Rosamond Man
Salad Stuffed kibbeh Recipe, by Rosamond Man

Stuffed Kibbeh (Kibbeh Mahshi) These are the ultimate in kibbeh – long, thin, crisp shells filled with sweet, sweet pine nuts. Wet your hands thoroughly both to make the shells and to stuff them, patc...

5 to 6
Couscous with Mergez Sausage Recipe
Salad Couscous with Mergez Sausage Recipe

Couscous with Mergez Sausage I got to appreciate the rich and exotic cooking of Morocco when I visited that country several years ago. The cuisine is amazingly varied, but it doesn’t have to be compli...

Lamb with Couscous Recipe
Salad Lamb with Couscous Recipe

Lamb with Couscous Kelly. Vary this recipe as you will, using beef or chicken instead of lamb and adding or subtracting vegetables. The heat level is also optional: harissa or another hot sauce can be...

8, with leftovers
Balkan Pljeskavica Recipe
Salad Balkan Pljeskavica Recipe

Politically Correct Balkan Pljeskavica A kind reader passed along the following recipe, which, he says is a hybrid of the pljeskavica he found in Serbia (where it is best), in Macedonia (where they cla...

Potatoes Vinaigrette Recipe
Salad Potatoes Vinaigrette Recipe

Gassenheimer. This warm French potato salad is a light combination of potatoes, tomatoes and black olives served over lettuce. Vinaigrette: 2 Tbsp red-wine vinegar 1-1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1/3 cup d...

Olive Panna Cotta with Tomato ‘Raisins’
Salad Olive Panna Cotta with Tomato ‘Raisins’
6; about 1 cup of tomato raisins

Olive Panna Cotta with Tomato “Raisins” I love the silkiness of panna cotta and decided to try an unsweetened version of this Italian custard with cheese and olives. Turns out panna cotta makes a wond...

Green Pepper Couscous Recipe
Salad Green Pepper Couscous Recipe

Green Pepper Couscous Gassenheimer. Couscous dates from earliest times and is really another form of pasta, made by moistening hard durum wheat and rolling it in flour to form tiny pellets. An authent...

Couscous with Chicken, Almonds, and Squash
Salad Couscous with Chicken, Almonds, and Squash

Couscous with Chicken, Almonds, and Squash In Morocco, couscous is steamed in a couscoussière, a two-part pot with a perforated top, but a number of makeshift couscous steamers are possible. The easie...

4
Tuna Tartine Recipe
Salad Tuna Tartine Recipe

Tuna Tartine We Americans have our signature sandwiches: heroes, hoagies, grinders, subs. The French have theirs, too: the tartine is an open-faced sandwich on toasted, buttered bread, topped with a v...

4 to 6
Italian Braised Celery Stalks Recipe
Salad Italian Braised Celery Stalks Recipe

Braised Celery Stalks with Onion, Pancetta, and Tomatoes 1. Cut off the celery’s leafy tops, and detach all the stalks from their base. Save the hearts for a salad. Use a swiveling-blade peeler to pare...

For 4 to 6 servings