Slow Cook: Mujadara

May 29, 2019

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 2 hours

Mujadara is an Iraqi recipe that dates back to the 13th century. This dish consists of lentils and rice flavored with a variety of different herbs and spices. We like to think that this recipe has lasted for as long as it has because it is highly flavored and incredibly delicious. Some recipes call for the finished dish to be topped with caramelized onions and tangy yogurt, which add..

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My Cook: Chicken Grain Bowls with Miso-Tahini Dressing

May 22, 2019

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Grain bowls are endlessly adaptable and modifiable and can be assembled with whatever ingredients you have on hand. We’re using quinoa, green beans, and a few leafy greens, but you can use practically any vegetable and starch combination. All the components are cooked separately and then united under a blanket of tangy and sweet miso-tahini dressing. You could easily buy your own dressing to..

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Slow Cook: Rice Pudding with Strawberries and Toasted Almond

May 18, 2019

Serves 6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Rice pudding is a dish found in myriad iterations all over the world. The premise is simple: rice cooked in liquid and sweetened. The natural starches in the rice thicken the liquid to create a rich pudding. While many rice pudding recipes are as simple as that, we wanted to bring a few extra ingredients to the table to really make this dish shine. In our recipe, we call for..

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Slow Cook: Osso Bucco with Creamy Polenta

May 10, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 9 hours

Osso Bucco translates to “bone with a hole” in reference to the bone marrow visible in the cross-cut of the veal shank. You can substitute lamb or pork shanks for the veal, but it is important to get the cross-cut shank for the most traditional preparation. The marrow from the bone helps to flavor the braising liquid and adds richness to the sauce. Slow cooking the polenta yields a creamy..

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My Cook: Breakfast Sausage Casserole

May 2, 2019
- Pork,

Serves 6-8

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 4 hours and 30 minutes

We wanted a savory breakfast that packed eggs, sausage, and hashbrowns all into one easy-to-make dish. Better yet if it required minimal prep so that we could assemble it the night before and have it ready to go in the morning. Instead of peeling, shredding, and draining raw potatoes, we call for frozen, shredded hash browns to speed the recipe along. To save on clean up,..

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My Cook: Lamb Chops, New Potatoes, Asparagus, and Mint Gremolata

April 17, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Spring has finally sprung and we’re celebrating with a dish that is all about the best things in spring. Fresh, crisp asparagus is lightly steamed to keep its crunch and sweet delicate flavor. New baby potatoes are small enough to be boiled whole their skin is very thin so there’s no need to peel them. We chose lamb loin chops for this recipe (think T-bone steak but lamb size) because they’re..

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My Cook: Red Lentil Daal

April 15, 2019

Serves 2-3

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 4 hours

Daal is a warm and comforting Indian stew made with lentils, aromatics and spices.  Red lentils make delicious stews because they cook fairly quickly and begin to break down and create a naturally creamy stew without the addition of dairy or other thickeners. This lentil daal is garnished with a splash of coconut milk to add a little fat and richness to the dish to keep you feeling full,..

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My Cook: Kerala Fish Curry

April 12, 2019

 

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Kerala is a state in the southwestern portion of India known for its spice trade, which dates back thousands of years. Located on the coast, Kerala’s cuisine is also rich in seafood. Our recipe for Kerala fish curry exemplifies these two facets of Kerala: its historic spice trade and its seafood-rich cuisine. An aromatic blend of onion, garlic, and serrano chili provides the backbone..

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My Cook: Chorizo Paella

March 22, 2019
- Pork,

Prep Time: 10-15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 1.5 hr

Paella is a Spanish rice dish typically made in a thin, shallow pan over an open flame. The rice is cooked with aromatics and broth or wine. The shallowness of the pan helps quickly evaporate and concentrate the flavors of the dish into the rice. As the rice cooks, it begins to form a crust on the bottom of the pan, which makes for a dish of wonderfully contrasting textures. Smooth creamy rice..

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My Cook: Kuku Sabzi (Persian Herb Frittata)

March 22, 2019

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2.5 hours

Kuku Sabzi is as fun to say as it is to eat! This Persian style egg dish is packed with fresh herbs and cooked similar to a frittata. Fresh parsley, cilantro, and dill work in harmony along with a good dash of olive oil and a few scallions to make a flavorful meal. Don’t let the herb chopping intimidate you, just keep that knife rocking and you’ll have mowed down the piles of herbs in no time. A..

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