Authentic Boston Cream Pie Recipe
Stove Authentic Boston Cream Pie Recipe

Boston Cream Pie According to some Omni Parker House research, the 1855 Boston cream pie had only two layers. The version served now in Parker’s Restaurant consists of three layers of sponge cake, whi...

20-25 minutes 10
Asian-Style Pot Roast Recipe
Slow Cooker Asian-Style Pot Roast Recipe

Asian-Style Pot Roast This is cooked in the traditional pot roast manner, but the flavors are Asian. I think you will find the dish very aromatic with only a hint of heat. If you don’t want to bother ...

90 minutes 6
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
Stove 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...

35 to 40 minutes 8
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
Fingerling Potato and Crispy Bacon Pizza
Lunch Fingerling Potato and Crispy Bacon Pizza

I’ve been making these crispy breakfast, brunch, lunch, and appetizer pizzas for several years in my baking classes. Try my topping selections and then make your own signature pizzas using your favorite...

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
Vegetables James Beard’s Cream of Asparagus Soup

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...

Baked Eggs en Cocotte Recipe
Baked Eggs en Cocotte Recipe

In this case, the “cocotte” can be a Pyrex custard cup large enough to accommodate two eggs, or any shallow ovenproof ceramic dish. Old-fashioned deep-pottery custard cups are attractive, but only one e...

Poached Salmon with Vegetable Couscous
Salad Poached Salmon with Vegetable Couscous

Moist, succulent salmon is placed atop a bed of light, flavorful couscous, and then crowned with a dollop of sour cream-dill dressing. If you prefer a creamy honey-mustard dressing, simply mix 2 Tbsp of...

4 servings
Buttermilk Waffles
Buttermilk Waffles

These waffles are appealing because of their slightly tart buttermilk taste, perfect with warm honey. Put the flour in a mixing bowl and add the baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Stir well w...

6 to 8 waffles
Strawberry Mousse Recipe
Strawberry Mousse Recipe

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in a small saucepan; let stand 1 minute to soften. Stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Place hulled strawberries, granulate...

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

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...

6 servings
Fresh Fig Galettes Recipe
Fresh Fig Galettes Recipe

These are individual rustic tarts that shouldn’t look too polished or fancy – perfect for amateur bakers, like myself, who have never mastered the art of the elegantly crimped pie shell. They may be hum...

6 galettes, serves 6
Pasta Salad Alfredo Recipe
Salad Pasta Salad Alfredo Recipe

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...

Pepin’s Strawberry Clafoutis Recipe
Pepin’s Strawberry Clafoutis Recipe

Strawberries are used here in a clafoutis, a type of thickened custard usually reserved for cherries (which can be substituted for the strawberries, as can other types of berries). I use a little cornst...

45 minutes 4 servings
Honey Peach Jam Recipe
Honey Peach Jam Recipe

Tie the spices in a cheesecloth bag. Combine ingredients and simmer together until the mixture thickens. Remove the spices. Pour jam into hot, sterilized jars. Seal. Variation: Try using fresh apricots...

3 pints