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Recipe Index

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Eggs & Dairy
Slow-Scrambled Eggs with Chorizo, Cheddar and Poblano Vinaigrette
Savory Spanish Bread Pudding
Best-Ever Eggs en Cocotte
Poached Eggs over Mushrooms and Spring Onions
Basic Quiche
Croque Madame
Spanish Frittata
Stuffed French Toast
Chilaquiles Rajas with a Fried Egg
BLT Frittata
Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes
Breakfast Strata with Bacon, Artichokes and Asiago

Grains & Pasta
Farro Risotto with Artichoke Hearts and Parmigiano

Morning-After Oats with Maple, Pecan and Cranberry
Simple Polenta
Polenta Fries
Creamy Winter Squash & Boursin Farro
Macaroni & Cheese
Orzo with Goat Cheese and Spring Vegetables
Fresh Pappardelle with Spinach, Bacon, Onion and a Poached Egg
Sausage and Pepper Orzo
Fettuccine with Garlicky Chard & Ricotta
Squash, Bacon & Sage Ravioli in Hazelnut Brown Butter
Warm Wheatberry and Glazed Squash Salad
Spicy Cioppino-y Pasta with Mixed Seafood
Tortellini Soup
Death Grits
Pasta all Carbonara con funghi e piselli
Pignoli-Citrus Pancakes with Tropical Fruit Ricotta
Fresh Pea Risotto with Garlic Scape Butter
Apricot, Pistachio and Spiced Chickpea Orzo Salad
Pierogi Dough
Curried Veggie Risotto with Gremolata
Pad Thai Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce
Quinoa, black bean and avocado salad
Goat Cheese Grits with Herbed Mushrooms
Polenta Napoleons
Whole Grain Blueberry-Lemon Pancakes
Roasted carrot, mascarpone and garam masala ravioli
Happy Fun Springtime Pasta
Snickerdoodle Oats
Grits with Fresh Corn, Poblanos and Boursin
Ricotta Pancakes
Saffron Rice Pilaf with Fennel and Pine Nuts
Butternut Squash Lasagna
Spaetzle with Onion and Apple
Squash and Goat Cheese Hominy

Smoky Lentil Soup with Andouille and Spinach
Bagna Cauda-White Bean Spread
Perfect Hummus
Inauthentic Refried Beans
Black Bean and Corn Fritters
Spicy Chickpea Stew
Warm White Bean and Spinach Salad
Pasta e lenticchie mediorientale  (Neapolitan Pasta and Lentils)
Simple Lentils with Chorizo
Creamiest Yogurt Hummus
Cumin-Scented Black Beans
Mushroom and Lentil Turnovers

Caramelized Balsamic-Glazed Onions
Blue Cheese Parsnip-Potato Mash
Roasted Cauliflower
Poblano Rajas with Variations
Cucumber-Radish Salad
Creamy Cauliflower-Parsnip Soup
Red Chard & Sweet Potato Tacos
Fava Bean, Pea and Mint Puree
Potato Salad (look ma, no mayo!)
Mexican Stuffed Peppers
Cucumber, Asian Pear and Peanut Salad
Swiss Chard and Ricotta Pizza
Curried Summer Veggie Fritters
Simple Tomato & Goat Cheese Tartlettes
Roasted Corn & Tomato Salad with Buttermilk Lime Dressing
Poblano & Goat Cheese Empanadas
Three Ways to Use Up Leftover Greens
Kitchen Sink Stir-Fry
Broccoli-Cheddar Soup
Vegetable “Fettuccine” Alfredo
Poblano and Mushroom Quesadillas
Sweet Potato-Chipotle Soup with Lime Cream
Winter Squash Soup with Crispy Spiced Chickpeas
White Bean and Summer Squash Soup with Pesto
Chilled Corn Soup with Peach-Tomato Salad
Curried Roasted Cauliflower
Tomato-Strawberry Gazpacho
Cheesy Mega-Tots
French Onion Soup
Creamed Spinach
Cabbage and Bacon
Root Vegetable “Risotto”
Pea Shoot, Asparagus and Blood Orange Salad
Mushy Peas
Spinach with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Fish & Shellfish
Quick Garlic Shrimp and Pasta for 2
Vietnamese Caramel-Braised Scallops (Ca Kho)
Coconut-Yellowtail Lollipops
Spicy Cioppino-y Pasta with Mixed Seafood
Shrimp and Grits
Quick Yellow Coconut Seafood Curry
Honey-Lime Shrimp
Spicy Fish Stew with Fennel
Poached Salmon with Fennel and Orange
Salmon with Lemon and Shallot
Salmon Cakes with Herbed Yogurt Sauce
Fried Shrimp Po’ Boys

Meat & Poultry
Hoisin and Beer-Braised Short Ribs
Traditional Pork Potstickers
Braised Lamb Shanks with Orange and Fennel
Eggplant, Lamb and Mushroom Ragout
Killer Steakhouse Sandwich with Gorgonzola Butter
Close-roasted Pork Shoulder
Lasagna Bolognese
Cuban-Style Pulled Pork with Mojo Sauce
Semi-Authentic Eastern Carolina Style Pulled Pork
Marcella Hazan’s Chicken Saltimbocca
Chicken with 50 Cloves of Garlic
Simplest Chicken Pot Pie
Smoked Pork Belly with Lentils
Lime and Cumin Marinated Skirt Steak
White Chicken Mojo Chile
Fennel Meatball Soup with White Beans and Spinach
Tasso and Chicken Stew
Chicken and Dumplings
Five-Spice Pork Tenderloin with Tangerine-Hoisin Glaze
Mango-Glazed Duck Breast
Pork Braised in Milk
Beef Pho
Breakfast Sausage

Condiments & Sauces
Ponzu Sauce
2-minute Blender Romesco
Spicy Lime Dipping Trio
Warm Mango-Citrus Compote
Lamb Agrodolce Sauce
Pico de Gallo
Bolognese Sauce
Vodka Sauce (Tomato-based)
Spicy Pineapple Relish
Roasted Garlic Mayo
Gingered Maple Apples
Brown Sugar-Banana-Cardamom Sauce
Roasted Green Chile Death Salsa
Spicy Peanut Sauce
Honey-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce
Spinach-Walnut Pesto
Lemon Verbena-Macadamia Pesto
Habanero Hot Sauce
Bobby Flay’s 16 Spice Rub
Cocoa-Pasilla Chile Dry Rub
Spicy Mint Pesto
Blackberry Sauce
Chipotle Butter
Chipotle Hollandaise
Drunken Peaches
Spicy Pineapple Gastrique
Peach Chutney
Sugo all’Amatriciana
Apple Chutney with Mustard and Caraway
Creole Seasoning / Blackening Spice
Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Cinnamon-Cardamom Brioche Rolls
All-Purpose Muffin Base
Blue Cheese Croissants
Chocolate Babka
Cranberry-Orange Scones

Peanut Butter Mousse
Mango-Lime Curd
Chocolate-Hazelnut Sour Cream Ganache
Mexican Chocolate Pudding
Bomboloni all’Arancia (Orange-Scented Florentine Donuts) with Orange-Rum Custard
World’s Best Buttercream
Clementine Cake
Tres Leches Rum Cake
Perfect Party Cake
Mrs. Morales’ Flan (in the comments)
Grown-Up Strawberry Shortcake
Blondies sine qua non
Fuzzy Navel Upside-Down Cake
Strawberry Pie
Classic English Toffee
Orange-Coriander Poundcake
Passionfruit Curd
Bacon Toffee
Lemongrass and Pepper-Infused Coconut and Passionfruit-Coconut Rice Pudding Parfaits
Salty Banana-Peanut Empanadas with Chocolate Dipping Sauce
Key Lime-Raspberry Bars
Peach Melba Bread Pudding
Bourbon & Gingersnap Banana Pudding
Easiest and Best Dark Chocolate Mousse
White Chocolate-Hazelnut Mousse
Curry-Orange Chocolate Pots de Creme
Passion Fruit Gelees
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Pumpkin-Brown Butter Layer Cake
Hazelnut Biscotti
Meyer Lemon Curd
Lemon Mousse

Very Vanilla Rice Pudding
Red Wine Poached Pears
Blackberry-Bitters Tart
Sweet Berry Panzanella
Classic Tiramisu
Flourless Chocolate Cake

Frozen Treats
Passionfruit Ice Cream
Candied Wine-Marinated Grapes
Lambic Granita
Plum & White Tea Sorbet
Blueberry, Basil and Lemon Balm Ice Cream Terrine
Honeyed Peach Frozen Greek Yogurt
Pancake Ice Cream with Bacon Candy
Blackberry, Elderflower and Thyme Sorbet
Strawberry Daquiri Fro-Yo
Dark Chocolate-Ginger Ice Cream
Saffron-Black Pepper Ice Cream
Pineapple-Habanero Sorbet
Ginger-Lemongrass Ice Cream with Macadamias
Creamy Lemondrop Sorbet
Nutella Ice Cream
Honey-Bay Ice Cream
Watermelon-Basil Sorbet
Chai Ice Cream
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
Apple Cider Ice Cream

Clementine-Tequila Cocktail
Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothies
Fresh Grape & Lemon Wine Spritzer
Plum & Ginger-Infused Sake

3 thoughts on “Recipe Index

  1. I am having trouble finding the crab/leek souffle…where is it or am I that stupid and it is right in front of me…please email me and tell me…thanks

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